Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 111.001
Purpose; Applicability


The purposes of this chapter include providing a means for the legislature to determine the extent to which this state waives its sovereign immunity with regard to a settlement of a claim or action against the state that requires an expenditure of state funds.


This chapter applies to any settlement described by Section 111.003(a) of a claim or action against this state seeking any relief under any theory of recovery, including a mandamus action against a state officer or official, that is brought or may be brought in or before any court, administrative agency, or other tribunal.


For purposes of this chapter, a reference to this state includes any agency, institution, or other entity of state government.


This chapter does not apply to a refund of a tax, fee, or any related penalty or interest.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1004 (S.B. 2031), Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.
Last accessed
Oct. 19, 2019