Tex. Gov't Code Section 791.003

In this chapter:


“Administrative functions” means functions normally associated with the routine operation of government, including tax assessment and collection, personnel services, purchasing, records management services, data processing, warehousing, equipment repair, and printing.


“Interlocal contract” means a contract or agreement made under this chapter.


“Governmental functions and services” means all or part of a function or service in any of the following areas:


police protection and detention services;


fire protection;


streets, roads, and drainage;


public health and welfare;


parks and recreation;


library and museum services;


records center services;


waste disposal;






administrative functions;


public funds investment;


comprehensive health care and hospital services; or


other governmental functions in which the contracting parties are mutually interested.


“Local government” means a:


county, municipality, special district, junior college district, or other political subdivision of this state or another state;


local government corporation created under Subchapter D (Creation of Local Government Corporation), Chapter 431 (Texas Transportation Corporation Act), Transportation Code;


political subdivision corporation created under Chapter 304 (Energy Aggregation Measures for Local Governments), Local Government Code;


local workforce development board created under Section 2308.253 (Creation of Local Workforce Development Boards); or


combination of two or more entities described by Paragraph (A), (B), (C), or (D).


“Political subdivision” includes any corporate and political entity organized under state law.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 38, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 823, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 98, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 301, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1317 (H.B. 3384), Sec. 1, eff. June 18, 2005.
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