Texas Education Code
Sec. § 31.0711
Content Not Owned by State

Instructional material purchased under this subchapter may include content not owned by the state and for which preexisting rights may exist if the content:


is in the public domain;


may be used under a limitation or exception to copyright law, including a limitation under Section 107, Copyright Act of 1976 (17 U.S.C. Section 107); or


is licensed to the state under a license that:


grants the state unlimited authority to modify, delete, combine, or add content;


permits the free use and repurposing of the material by any person or entity; and


is for a term of use acceptable to the commissioner to ensure a useful life of the material.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 942 (S.B. 1784), Sec. 3, eff. June 15, 2017.
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