Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 104.001
State Liability; Persons Covered


In a cause of action based on conduct described in Section 104.002, the state shall indemnify the following persons, without regard to whether the persons performed their services for compensation, for actual damages, court costs, and attorneys fees adjudged against:

(1)

an employee, a member of the governing board, or any other officer of a state agency, institution, or department;

(2)

a former employee, former member of the governing board, or any other former officer of a state agency, institution, or department who was an employee or officer when the act or omission on which the damages are based occurred;

(3)

a physician or psychiatrist licensed in this state who was performing services under a contract with any state agency, institution, or department or a racing official performing services under a contract with the Texas Racing Commission when the act or omission on which the damages are based occurred;

(3-a)

a phlebotomist licensed in this state who was performing services under a contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice when the act or omission on which the damages are based occurred;

(4)

a chaplain or spiritual advisor who was performing services under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Texas Juvenile Justice Department when the act or omission on which the damages are based occurred;

(5)

a person serving on the governing board of a foundation, corporation, or association at the request and on behalf of an institution of higher education, as that term is defined by Section 61.003(8), Education Code, not including a public junior college;

(6)

a state contractor who signed a waste manifest as required by a state contract; or

(7)

the estate of a person listed in this section.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985. Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 1099, Sec. 47, eff. Sept. 1, 1987; Acts 1987, 70th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 2, Sec. 3.08, eff. Sept. 2, 1987; Acts 1987, 70th Leg., 2nd C.S., ch. 29, Sec. 1, eff. Oct. 20, 1987; Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 386, Sec. 72, eff. Aug. 26, 1991; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 139, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 883, Sec. 5, eff. Aug. 28, 1995; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1082, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 292 (H.B. 1194), Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 734 (H.B. 1549), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2015.
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