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Miscellaneous Expenditures — Real and Personal State Property
Acquisition of Historic Structures

Each agency must first consider a building designated as a historic structure or a building designated a landmark by the governing authority if:

  • The building meets requirements and specifications, and
  • The cost is not substantially higher than other available structures that meet requirements and specifications.

Definitions:

Agency
  • An instrumentality of the state that occupies and uses a state-owned or state-leased building.
  • The TFC, with respect to a state-owned building maintained by TFC.
Historic structure
A structure:
  • Included on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Designated as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
  • Designated as a State Archeological Landmark
  • Determined by the Texas Historical Commission to qualify as eligible property under criteria for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places or for designation as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark or as a State Archeological Landmark
  • Certified by the Texas Historical Commission to other state agencies as worthy of preservation
  • Designated by an ordinance of a municipality with a population of more than 1.5 million as historic

Sources [+]

Texas Government Code Section 442.001(3), 2166.451(a), 2166.001(10).

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Susan Combs
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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