Tex. Gov't Code Section 2051.0441
Type of Newspaper Required for Publication in Certain Counties


This section applies only to a notice published by a governmental entity or representative in a county:


with a population of at least 30,000 and not more than 42,000 that borders the Red River; or


that does not have a newspaper described by Section 2051.044 (Type of Newspaper Required) published in the county.


The newspaper in which a notice is published under this section must:


devote not less than 20 percent of its total column lineage to general interest items;


be published at least once each week;


be entered as periodical postal matter in the county where published or have a mailed or delivered circulation of at least 51 percent of the residences in the county where published; and


have been published regularly and continuously for at least 12 months before the governmental entity or representative publishes notice.


A weekly newspaper has been published regularly and continuously under Subsection (b) if the newspaper omits not more than two issues in the 12-month period.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1130, Sec. 2, eff. June 20, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 768 (H.B. 1812), Sec. 1, eff. June 17, 2011.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 799 (H.B. 2985), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2017.
Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 644 (H.B. 4559), Sec. 64, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 2051.0441 — Type of Newspaper Required for Publication in Certain Counties, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­2051.­htm#2051.­0441 (accessed Feb. 22, 2024).

Feb. 22, 2024

§ 2051.0441’s source at texas​.gov