Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 103.151
Administrative Payment of Compensation


(a)

The comptroller shall make the compensation due a claimant under Section 103.052 (Lump-sum Compensation) and the lump-sum payment, if any, to be paid to the state disbursement unit, as defined by Section 101.0302 (State Disbursement Unit), Family Code, under Subchapter B, to the extent that funds are available and appropriated for that purpose, not later than the 30th day after the date the comptroller grants the application. A claim for lump-sum compensation payable under Section 103.052 (Lump-sum Compensation)(a) or (b) shall survive the death of the claimant in favor of the heirs, legal representatives, and estate of the claimant.

(b)

The comptroller shall begin making annuity payments under Section 103.053 (Annuity Compensation Generally; Standard Annuity Payments)(a) or 103.0535 (Alternative Annuity Compensation) on the first anniversary of the date of payment of the compensation due under Section 103.052 (Lump-sum Compensation).

(c)

If appropriated funds are insufficient to pay the amount due a claimant and the amount to be paid to the state disbursement unit, as defined by Section 101.0302 (State Disbursement Unit), Family Code, money shall be paid under the procedure described by Section 103.152 (Payment of Compensation).
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1488, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1190 (H.B. 814), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 180 (H.B. 1736), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 689 (H.B. 638), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2015.
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