Tex. Gov't Code Section 2157.001

In this chapter:


“Automated information system” includes:


the computers and computer devices on which an information system is automated, including computers and computer devices that the comptroller identifies in guidelines developed by the comptroller in consultation with the department and in accordance with Chapter 2054 (Information Resources) and rules adopted under that chapter;


a service related to the automation of an information system, including computer software or computers;


a telecommunications apparatus or device that serves as a component of a voice, data, or video communications network for transmitting, switching, routing, multiplexing, modulating, amplifying, or receiving signals on the network, and services related to telecommunications that are not covered under Paragraph (D); and


for the department, as telecommunications provider for the state, the term includes any service provided by a telecommunications provider, as that term is defined by Section 51.002 (Definitions), Utilities Code.


“Department” means the Department of Information Resources.


“Local government” has the meaning assigned by Section 2054.003 (Definitions).


“State agency” has the meaning assigned by Section 2054.003 (Definitions).
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 41, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 952, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 18.25, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 426, Sec. 10, eff. June 18, 1999; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1422, Sec. 4.13, eff. Sept. 1, 2001; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 309, Sec. 7.25, eff. June 18, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1068 (H.B. 1516), Sec. 2.02, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1071 (H.B. 1524), Sec. 69, eff. September 1, 2019.
Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 242 (H.B. 4553), Sec. 13, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 2157.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­2157.­htm#2157.­001 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 2157.001’s source at texas​.gov