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.
Source

Last accessed
Jun. 7, 2021