Tex. Ins. Code Section 6003.001

In this chapter:


“Fire protection sprinkler system” means an assembly of underground or overhead piping or conduits that conveys water with or without other agents to dispersal openings or devices to:


extinguish, control, or contain fire; and


provide protection from exposure to fire or the products of combustion.


“Fire protection sprinkler system contractor” means an individual or organization that offers to undertake, represents itself as being able to undertake, or undertakes the plan, sale, installation, maintenance, or servicing of:


a fire protection sprinkler system; or


any part of a fire protection sprinkler system.


“Individual” means a natural person, including an owner, manager, officer, employee, or occupant.


“Installation” means:


the initial placement of equipment; or


the extension, modification, or alteration of equipment after initial placement.


“Insurance agent” means:


an individual, firm, or corporation licensed under:
Subchapter E, Chapter 981 (Surplus Lines Insurance); or
Subchapter A, B, C, D, E, or G, Chapter 4051 (Property and Casualty Agents); or


an individual authorized to represent an insurance fund or pool created by a municipality, county, or other political subdivision of this state under Chapter 791 (Interlocal Cooperation Contracts), Government Code.


“License” means the document issued to a responsible managing employee authorizing the employee to engage in the fire protection sprinkler system business in this state.


“Maintenance” means the maintenance of a fire protection sprinkler system or any part of a fire protection sprinkler system in the condition of repair that provides performance as originally planned.


“Organization” means a corporation, a partnership or other business association, a governmental entity, or any other legal or commercial entity.


“Registration certificate” means the document issued to a fire protection sprinkler system contractor authorizing the contractor to engage in business in this state.


“Responsible managing employee” means an individual designated by a company that plans, sells, installs, maintains, or services fire protection sprinkler systems to ensure that each fire protection sprinkler system, as installed, maintained, or serviced, meets the standards for the system as provided by law.


“Service” means maintenance, repair, or testing.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 730 (H.B. 2636), Sec. 1J.001, eff. April 1, 2009.

Source: Section 6003.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­6003.­htm#6003.­001 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 6003.001’s source at texas​.gov