In this chapter, unless a different meaning is plainly required by the context: (1) "Division" means the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance. (2) "Employee" means: (A) a person in the service of a political subdivision who has been employed as provided by law; or (B) a person for whom optional coverage is provided under Section 504.012 or 504.013. (3) "Political subdivision" means a county, municipality, special district, school district, junior college district, housing authority, community center for mental health and mental retardation services established under Subchapter A, Chapter 534, Health and Safety Code, or any other legally constituted political subdivision of the state. (4) "Pool" means two or more political subdivisions collectively self-insuring under an interlocal contract under Chapter 791, Government Code.
Amended By Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265, Sec. 3.318, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.