Texas Government Code Sec. § 2158.123 State Printing Contracts In this chapter and Chapters 2155 (Purchasing: General Rules and Procedures), 2156 (Purchasing Methods), and 2157 (Purchasing: Purchase of Automated Information Systems), printing is considered to be performed for the state if the printing is done under contract for: (1) the legislature, including either house of the legislature; (2) a state department, board, or commission; (3) a court; (4) an officer or agent of the state; or (5) the state. Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 41, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.