(a) An employee who performs services outside the state is entitled to benefits under this chapter even if the person:
(1) is hired or not hired in this state;
(2) does not work in this state;
(3) works both in this state and out of state;
(4) is injured outside this state; or
(5) has been outside this state for more than one year.
(b) An employee who elects to pursue remedies provided by the state where the injury occurred is not entitled to benefits under this chapter.
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.