Except as provided by Subsection (b), the office may request, accept, and administer gifts, grants, and donations from any source to carry out the purposes of this chapter.
The office may not request, accept, or administer a gift, grant, or donation from a law firm, an attorney, an employee of a law firm or attorney, or the spouse of an attorney or of an employee of a law firm or an attorney.
In this section, “law firm” means a partnership, limited liability partnership, or professional corporation organized for the private practice of law.Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 183, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.