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TITLE 28INSURANCE
PART 4STATE OFFICE OF RISK MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 251STATE EMPLOYEES--WORKERS' COMPENSATION
SUBCHAPTER ADEFINITION OF TERMS
RULE §251.1Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

  (1) Commission--The Texas Workers' Compensation Commission.

  (2) Director--The director of the State Office of Risk Management.

  (3) Division--The Workers' Compensation Division of the Office of the Attorney General.

  (4) Employee--Any person who is an "employee" as defined by the Texas Labor Code, Chapter 501, §501.001(5) and §501.024, or is otherwise considered under Texas law to be a state employee for purposes of that chapter.

  (5) Employing agency--The agency, department, office, board, commission, body, or entity of the state by which the injured person is employed.

  (6) Insured--The State of Texas.

  (7) Insurer--The director, State Office of Risk Management.


Source Note: The provisions of this §251.1 adopted to be effective January 1, 1976; amended to be effective March 19, 1980, 5 TexReg 862; amended to be effective June 9, 1980, 5 TexReg 2103; amended to be effective September 1, 1993, 18 TexReg 5321; transferred effective September 1, 1997, as published in the Texas Register April 24, 1998, 23 TexReg 4060.

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