Texas Government Code Sec. § 2051.044 Type of Newspaper Required (a) The newspaper in which a notice is published must: (1) devote not less than 25 percent of its total column lineage to general interest items; (2) be published at least once each week; (3) be entered as second-class postal matter in the county where published; and (4) have been published regularly and continuously for at least 12 months before the governmental entity or representative publishes notice. (b) A weekly newspaper has been published regularly and continuously under Subsection (a) if the newspaper omits not more than two issues in the 12-month period. (c) This section does not apply to the publication of a notice to which Section 2051.0441 (Type of Newspaper Required for Publication in Certain Counties) applies. Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1130, Sec. 1, eff. June 20, 2003.