Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 175.007
Exemptions


(a)

A political subdivision that does not provide health benefits coverage through a self-insured plan or a plan authorized under Chapter 172 (Texas Political Subdivisions Uniform Group Benefits Program) is not required to provide coverage under this chapter if the political subdivision makes a good faith effort to purchase insurance coverage that includes coverage required by this chapter from an insurance company authorized to do business in this state and from pools established under Chapter 172 (Texas Political Subdivisions Uniform Group Benefits Program) but is unable to find a provider for the coverage.

(b)

A political subdivision that is providing coverage substantially similar to or better than the coverage required by this chapter is exempt from this chapter.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 663, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Renumbered from Local Government Code Sec. 174.007 by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 17.01(38), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1363 (S.B. 654), Sec. 4, eff. June 19, 2009.

Source: Section 175.007 — Exemptions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­175.­htm#175.­007 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 175.007’s source at texas​.gov