Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 601.043
Notice of Claim


In an action against an authority for damages, injury to property, or personal injury or death, a person making a claim shall notify the authority of the claim, reasonably describing the damage or injury and stating the time, manner, and place of the incident from which the claim arose. The notice must be given within six months after the date of the incident.


Notice need not be given if an authority has actual notice of the damage or injury.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
Renumbered from Local Government Code, Section 431.043 by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 885 (H.B. 2278), Sec. 3.76(d)(2), eff. April 1, 2009.

Source: Section 601.043 — Notice of Claim, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­601.­htm#601.­043 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 601.043’s source at texas​.gov