Tex. Gov't Code Section 808.001

In this chapter:


“Boycott Israel” means refusing to deal with, terminating business activities with, or otherwise taking any action that is intended to penalize, inflict economic harm on, or limit commercial relations specifically with Israel, or with a person or entity doing business in Israel or in an Israeli-controlled territory, but does not include an action made for ordinary business purposes.


“Company” means a for-profit sole proprietorship, organization, association, corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, or limited liability company, including a wholly owned subsidiary, majority-owned subsidiary, parent company, or affiliate of those entities or business associations that exists to make a profit.


“Direct holdings” means, with respect to a company, all securities of that company held directly by a state governmental entity in an account or fund in which a state governmental entity owns all shares or interests.


“Indirect holdings” means, with respect to a company, all securities of that company held in an account or fund, such as a mutual fund, managed by one or more persons not employed by a state governmental entity, in which the state governmental entity owns shares or interests together with other investors not subject to the provisions of this chapter. The term does not include money invested under a plan described by Section 401(k) or 457 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.


“Listed company” means a company listed by the comptroller under Section 808.051 (Listed Companies).


“State governmental entity” means:


the Employees Retirement System of Texas, including a retirement system administered by that system;


the Teacher Retirement System of Texas;


the Texas Municipal Retirement System;


the Texas County and District Retirement System;


the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System; and


the permanent school fund.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (H.B. 89), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2017.

Source: Section 808.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­808.­htm#808.­001 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 808.001’s source at texas​.gov