Gov't Code Section 403.072
(a)A court, school, or other state agency may prepare and present a payroll claim to the comptroller before the end of the payroll period. The claim must be verified as to services performed during the payroll period before the date of the claim but need not be verified as to services to be performed during the payroll period after the date of the claim.
(b)The comptroller shall accept the claim when presented, prepare a warrant in payment of the claim before the date it becomes due and payable, and hold the warrant for delivery until it becomes due and payable. The warrant must be dated as of the due date of the claim and may not be delivered to the claimant until the due date.
(c)To allow such a warrant to be ready for delivery on the due date, the comptroller may adopt rules necessary to administer this section.
(d)In its rules adopted under this section, the comptroller may not require an institution of higher education, as defined by Section 61.003 (Definitions), Education Code, that processes its own payroll to submit payroll information to the comptroller relating to individual employees of the institution that is not required by the comptroller to make any distribution of state money to the institution to cover the institution’s payroll.
Section 403.072 — Payroll Claims,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.403.htm#403.072 (accessed Dec. 9, 2023).