Texas Government Code Sec. § 80.004 Mail (a) The definition of mail in this chapter includes: (1) first-class mail; (2) first-class United States mail; (3) ordinary or regular mail; and (4) international first-class mail. (b) The definition of mail in this chapter does not include: (1) any form of mail that requires proof of delivery; (2) certified mail; (3) certified mail or a comparable mailing method that provides proof of delivery; (4) certified mail, restricted delivery; (5) certified mail, return receipt requested; (6) delivery by the United States Postal Service using a signature confirmation service; (7) documents delivered by common or contract carriers, including Federal Express or United Parcel Service; (8) express mail offered by the United States Postal Service; (9) first-class mail, return receipt requested; (10) freight mail; (11) interagency mail; (12) international registered mail, return receipt requested; (13) mail, return receipt requested; (14) personal service or hand delivery; (15) prepaid registered mail; (16) registered mail; (17) registered mail, return receipt requested; and (18) certified or registered mail, restricted delivery, return receipt requested. Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 257 (S.B. 1116), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2015.