Health & Safety Code Section 361.973
(a)Except as provided by this section and Section 361.991 (State Procurement Requirements), this subchapter applies only to covered television equipment that is:
(1)offered for sale or sold to a consumer in this state; or
(2)used by a consumer in this state and returned for recycling.
(b)This subchapter does not apply to:
(1)computer equipment as that term is defined by Section 361.952 (Definitions);
(2)a manufacturer of a display device that is peripheral to a computer and contains a television tuner, if that manufacturer collects and recycles the device in accordance with Subchapter Y;
(3)any part of a motor vehicle, including a replacement part;
(4)a device that is functionally or physically part of or connected to another system or piece of equipment:
(A)designed and intended for use in an industrial, governmental, commercial, research and development, or medical setting, including diagnostic monitoring or control equipment; or
(B)used for security, sensing, monitoring, antiterrorism, or emergency services purposes;
(5)a device that is contained in exercise equipment intended for home use or an appliance intended for home use including a clothes washer, clothes dryer, refrigerator, refrigerator and freezer, microwave oven, conventional oven or range, dishwasher, room air conditioner, dehumidifier, and air purifier;
(6)a telephone of any type;
(7)a personal digital assistant;
(8)a global positioning system;
(9)a consumer’s lease of covered television equipment or a consumer’s use of covered television equipment under a lease agreement; or
(10)the sale or lease of covered television equipment to an entity when the television manufacturer and the entity enter into a contract that effectively addresses the recycling of equipment that has reached the end of its useful life.
Section 361.973 — Applicability,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.361.htm#361.973 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).