Tex. Occ. Code Section 1304.004


In this section:


“Maintenance agreement” means an agreement that provides only for scheduled maintenance for a limited period.


“Warranty” means an undertaking made solely by the manufacturer or importer of a product or the seller of a product or service that:


guarantees indemnity for a defective part, mechanical or electrical breakdown, or labor cost or guarantees another remedial measure, including the repair or replacement of the product or the repetition of service;


is made without payment of additional consideration;


is not negotiated or separated from the sale of the product or service; and


is incidental to the sale of the product or service.


This chapter does not apply to:


a warranty;


a maintenance agreement;


a service contract sold or offered for sale to a person who is not a consumer;


an agreement issued by an automobile service club that holds a certificate of authority under Chapter 722 (Automobile Club Services), Transportation Code;


a service contract sold by a motor vehicle dealer on a motor vehicle sold by that dealer, if the dealer:


is the provider;


is licensed as a motor vehicle dealer under Chapter 2301 (Sale or Lease of Motor Vehicles); and


covers its obligations under the service contract with a reimbursement insurance policy; or


a contract offered by a local exchange telephone company that provides for the repair of inside telephone wiring, if:


the contract term does not exceed one month; and


the consumer can terminate the contract before a new contract term begins without liability except for payment of charges for the term that has begun.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1421, Sec. 3, eff. June 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 663 (H.B. 1560), Sec. 4.04, eff. September 1, 2021.

Source: Section 1304.004 — Exemptions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­1304.­htm#1304.­004 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 1304.004’s source at texas​.gov