Tex. Gov't Code Section 2252.907
Contracts Involving Exchange or Creation of Public Information


A contract between a state governmental entity and a nongovernmental vendor involving the exchange or creation of public information as defined by Section 552.002 (Definition of Public Information; Media Containing Public Information) that the state governmental entity collects, assembles, or maintains or has a right of access to must:


be drafted in consideration of the requirements of Chapter 552 (Public Information); and


contain a provision that requires the vendor to make the information not otherwise excepted from disclosure under Chapter 552 (Public Information) available in a specific format that is:


agreed upon in the contract; and


accessible by the public.


This section may not be waived by contract or otherwise.


A request for public information regarding a contract described by this section must be submitted to the officer or employee responsible for responding to open records requests for the state governmental entity that executed the contract.


In this section, “state governmental entity” means a state agency, board, commission, office, department, or other agency in the executive or legislative branch of state government.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1204 (S.B. 1368), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2013.

Source: Section 2252.907 — Contracts Involving Exchange or Creation of Public Information, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­2252.­htm#2252.­907 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 2252.907’s source at texas​.gov