Texas Laws - Government Code

(d) A state agency shall accept an application for an employment opening from the online system maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission. (61261)

(e) This section does not prohibit a state agency from accepting an application for an employment opening in a manner other than the manner described by this section. (61262)

Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 273 (H.B. 426), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2015. (61263)


A state agency shall include on all forms and notices related to a state agency employment opening the military occupational specialty code for each branch of the armed forces of the United States, identified as provided by Section 654.0375, that corresponds to the employment opening if the duties of the available position correlate with a military occupational specialty. (61265)

Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 111 (S.B. 389), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2015. (61266)

Redesignated from Government Code, Section 656.002 by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 324 (S.B. 1488), Sec. 24.001(19), eff. September 1, 2017. (61267)

Sec. 656.021. DEFINITIONS. (61269)(1-click HTML)

In this subchapter: (61270)

(1) "Commission" means the Texas Workforce Commission. (61271)

(2) "State agency" means: (61272)

(A) a department, commission, board, office, or other agency that: (61273)

(i) is in the executive branch of state government; (61274)

(ii) has authority that is not limited to a geographical portion of this state; and (61275)

(iii) was created by the constitution or a statute of this state; or (61276)

(B) a university system or an institution of higher education as defined by Section 61.003, Education Code, other than a public junior college. (61277)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 817, Sec. 10.06, eff. Sept. 1, 2003. (61278)

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