Tex. Gov't Code Section 468.003
Personnel and Facilities


(a)

The state agency that employs the person designated as the state demographer shall provide:

(1)

staff necessary for the state demographer to perform the demographer’s duties; and

(2)

the main office for the state demographer.

(b)

The Texas Legislative Council shall provide office space and other support in Austin necessary for the state demographer to perform the demographer’s duties for the legislature.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 245, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Sec. 468.004. POWERS AND DUTIES.The state demographer shall:

(1)

disseminate demographic and related socioeconomic data to the public, with emphasis on data that may be useful to public policymakers;

(2)

provide annual population estimates for all counties and municipalities in the state;

(3)

provide biennial population projections for the state and all counties of the state;

(4)

adhere to current standards of practice when determining which racial/ethnic groups to include in estimates and projections;

(5)

provide information by request which justifies the omission of any particular racial/ethnic group from estimates and projections, including limitations of data and methodology;

(6)

provide information to the legislature relating to the impact that demographic and socioeconomic changes in the population of the state have on the demand for state services; and

(7)

evaluate the type and quality of data needed to:

(A)

adequately monitor demographic and socioeconomic changes in the population of the state; and

(B)

assess the effectiveness of delivery of state services.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 245, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 569 (H.B. 3255), Sec. 1, eff. June 17, 2011.

Source: Section 468.003 — Personnel and Facilities, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­468.­htm#468.­003 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

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