Tex. Gov't Code Section 2252.904
Attorney’s Fees


In this section:


“Governmental contract” means a contract awarded by a governmental entity for general construction, an improvement, a service, or a public works project or for a purchase of supplies, materials, or equipment.


“Governmental entity” means:


the state;


a municipality, county, public school district, or special-purpose district or authority;


a district, county, or justice of the peace court;


a board, commission, department, office, or other agency in the executive branch of state government, including an institution of higher education as defined by Section 61.003 (Definitions), Education Code;


the legislature or a legislative agency; or


the Supreme Court of Texas, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, a court of appeals, or the State Bar of Texas or another judicial agency having statewide jurisdiction.


A governmental contract may not provide for the award of attorney’s fees to the governmental entity in a dispute in which the entity prevails unless the contract provides for the award of attorney’s fees to each other party to the contract if that party prevails in the dispute.


A contract provision that violates this section is void and unenforceable.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 466 (H.B. 1268), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Source: Section 2252.904 — Attorney's Fees, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­2252.­htm#2252.­904 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 2252.904’s source at texas​.gov