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Miscellaneous Expenditures — Real and Personal State Property
Damaged, Lost or Stolen State Property

A person who has been entrusted with state property is liable for the disappearance of the property if it resulted from the person’s failure to exercise reasonable care.

A person who has been entrusted with state property is liable for any deterioration of the property resulting from the person’s failure to exercise reasonable care to maintain and service the property.

A person who has been entrusted with state property is liable for any damage or destruction of the property resuting from the person’s intentional, wrongful, or negligent act.

Definition:

Person
Includes an individual, a corporation, an organization, a government or governmental subdivision or agency, a business trust, an estate, a trust, a partnership, an association and any other legal entity.

Sources [+]

Texas Government Code Section 403.275; and Section 311.005(2).

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Susan Combs
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Questions? Contact statewide.accounting@cpa.state.tx.us
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