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§ 505.001. Definitions

(a) In this chapter:

(1) Repealed by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265, § 7.01(32), eff. September 1, 2005.

(2) “Department” means the Texas Department of Transportation.

(3) “Employee” means a person in the service of the department under an appointment or express contract of hire and whose name appears on the department’s payroll.

(4) “Legal beneficiary” has the meaning assigned to that term under Section 401.011.

(b) A reference in this chapter to an employee who has been injured includes the employee’s legal beneficiary if the injured employee is dead.

Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 7.01(32), eff. September 1, 2005.

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