Texas Government Code

Sec. § 80.005
Electronic Mail


(a)

Authorized methods of delivering a notice or document by electronic mail include:

(1)

electronic notice sent through the electronic filing system under Section 72.031 (Electronic Filing System), as added by Chapter 1290 (H.B. 2302), Acts of the 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013;

(2)

electronic notice;

(3)

electronic mail messages;

(4)

e-mail; and

(5)

secure electronic mail.

(b)

Authorized methods of delivering a notice or document by electronic mail do not include:

(1)

facsimiles;

(2)

instant messaging;

(3)

messages on a social network website, including Facebook and Twitter;

(4)

telegraphs;

(5)

telephone messages;

(6)

text messages;

(7)

videoconferencing;

(8)

voice messages; or

(9)

webcams.
Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 257 (S.B. 1116), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2015.
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