Texas Government Code Sec. § 2258.001 Definitions In this chapter: (1) “Locality in which the work is performed” means: (A) for a contract for a public work awarded by the state, the political subdivision of the state in which the public work is located: (i) which may include a county, municipality, county and municipality, or district, except as provided by Subparagraph (ii); and (ii) which, in a municipality with a population of 500,000 or more, may only include the geographic limits of the municipality; or (B) for a contract for a public work awarded by a political subdivision of the state, the geographical limits of the political subdivision. (2) “Public body” means a public body awarding a contract for a public work on behalf of the state or a political subdivision of the state. (3) “Worker” includes a laborer or mechanic. Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 5.49(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1422, Sec. 14.04, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.