Gov't Code Section 2175.909
Sale of Certain Historic Property; Proceeds of Sale
(a)In this section, “qualifying collection” means an archeological, architectural, archival, decorative, or fine arts collection.
(b)This section applies only to a state agency:
(1)that maintains a qualifying collection;
(2)that is authorized to dispose of surplus or salvage property under Section 2175.065 (Delegation of Authority to State Agency); and
(3)the governing body of which has adopted a written policy governing the care and preservation of the qualifying collection, including procedures relating to the deaccession of an item from the collection.
(c)The state agency may deaccession an item from the agency’s qualifying collection if the governing body determines that deaccession of the item is appropriate under the agency’s written policy governing the care and preservation of the collection.
(d)A state agency and the Texas Facilities Commission may sell a deaccessioned item in the manner provided by Subchapter D. Before the sale of the item, the Texas Facilities Commission must verify that the state agency’s governing body complied with Subsection (c).
(e)Notwithstanding Section 2175.191 (Proceeds of Sale), proceeds from the sale of the deaccessioned item by a state agency shall be deposited to the credit of a dedicated account in the general revenue fund in the manner prescribed by Subsection (f).
(f)The comptroller shall separately account for the amount of money deposited to the credit of the account under Subsection (e) resulting from the sale of deaccessioned items by each state agency. Money deposited to the credit of the account may be appropriated only to the state agency for which the comptroller deposited the money to the account for the care and preservation of the agency’s qualifying collection.
Section 2175.909 — Sale of Certain Historic Property; Proceeds of Sale,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.2175.htm#2175.909 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).