Chapter 443. State Preservation Board
Government Code Sections 443.001–443.01526


§ 443.001

The State Preservation Board is an agency of the state.Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 147, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

§ 443.002

The State Preservation Board is subject to Chapter 325 (Texas Sunset Act). Unless continued in existence as provided by that chapter, the board...

§ 443.003

(a) The board consists of the governor, lieutenant governor, speaker of the house of representatives, one senator appointed by the lieutenant...

§ 443.004

(a) The governor is chairman of the board.(b) The board shall meet at the call of the governor and as provided by board rules.Acts 1987, 70th...

§ 443.005

(a) The executive director may employ an architect of the Capitol who serves under the direction of the executive director.(b) The architect of...

§ 443.006

(a) The executive director shall employ a curator of the Capitol. The curator of the Capitol must have at least a master's degree and four...

§ 443.007

(a) The board shall:(1) preserve, maintain, and restore the Capitol, the General Land Office Building, their contents, and their grounds;(2) ...

§ 443.008

The board may appoint advisory committees to aid it in carrying out its duties.Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 147, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended...

§ 443.009

(a) The board and the employees of the board may not move the office of the governor, lieutenant governor, speaker of the house of...

§ 443.010

(a) The board and the employees of the board shall develop plans and programs to solicit, and may solicit, gifts, money, and items of value from...

§ 443.011

Furniture, furnishings, fixtures, works of art, and decorative objects for which the board has responsibility under this chapter are not part of...

§ 443.012

The state fire marshal shall inspect the Capitol annually and when requested by the board and shall report the results of the inspection to the...

§ 443.013

(a) The board may approve one or more vending facilities in the Capitol and determine the location of facilities, including vending machines. A...

§ 443.014

(a) The board shall include in its long-range master plan for the maintenance, preservation, restoration, and modification of the Capitol and the...

§ 443.015

(a) The board may expend any available funds for the installation of parking meters in appropriate areas of the Capitol Complex for which parking...

§ 443.016

(a) Except as otherwise provided by this section, to the extent reasonable and practical only plants and trees indigenous to this state may be...

§ 443.017

(a) A state agency or other state entity that possesses a state-owned item identified by the curator of the Capitol and the board as an item of...

§ 443.018

(a) The board shall adopt rules that regulate the actions of visitors in the Capitol or on the grounds of the Capitol.(b) The rules adopted...

§ 443.019

(a) The board may require and collect a standardized deposit from a person or entity that uses the Capitol or the grounds of the Capitol for an...

§ 443.020

Any person who shall make or have made or keep in his possession a pass or master key to the rooms and apartments in the state capitol, unless...

§ 443.021

The board is authorized to develop, construct, govern, and operate, from funds appropriated for that purpose, a state history museum to be located...

§ 443.022

(a) The transactions, funds, and programs of the board are subject to audit by the state auditor in accordance with Chapter 321.(b) The state...

§ 443.023

Subtitle D, Title 10, does not apply to a purchase or lease under this chapter. The executive director, as appropriate, may approve in writing...

§ 443.024

(a) The flag of the State of Texas and the flag of the United States shall be flown on the same pole above the south door of the Capitol...

§ 443.025

(a) Title to the historic property Woodlawn, also commonly known as Pease Mansion and Shivers Mansion, located at No. 6 Niles Road in Austin, is...

§ 443.026

(a) The board may provide for public tours of the Capitol and the other buildings and grounds under the jurisdiction of the board.(b) The board...

§ 443.027

(a) Publicity of the buildings, contents, and grounds subject to the jurisdiction of the board is essential to the board's statutory objectives. ...

§ 443.028

The board may establish and maintain a chapel in the Capitol.Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 14, eff. May 21, 1999.Sec. 443.029. ...

§ 443.030

The board may establish, maintain, and participate in the operation of one or more organizations of persons whose purpose is to raise funds for or...

§ 443.0031

A person may not serve as the public member of the board or act as the general counsel to the board if the person is required to register as a...

§ 443.0032

Appointments to the board shall be made without regard to the race, color, disability, sex, religion, age, or national origin of the...

§ 443.0033

(a) It is a ground for removal from the board if the public member:(1) violates a prohibition established by Section 443.0031;(2) cannot...

§ 443.0041

The board is subject to the open meetings law, Chapter 551, and the administrative procedure law, Chapter 2001.Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch....

§ 443.0042

The executive director or the executive director's designee shall provide to members of the board and to board employees, as often as necessary,...

§ 443.0043

The board shall develop and implement policies that clearly separate the policymaking responsibilities of the board and the management...

§ 443.0044

The board shall comply with federal and state laws related to program and facility accessibility. The executive director shall also prepare and...

§ 443.0045

(a) The board shall prepare information of public interest describing the functions of the board and the procedures by which complaints are filed...

§ 443.0046

The board shall develop and implement policies that provide the public with a reasonable opportunity to appear before the board and to speak on...

§ 443.0047

The board shall keep information about each complaint filed with the board. The information shall include:(1) the date the complaint is...

§ 443.0048

The board shall keep a file about each written complaint filed with the board that the board has authority to resolve. The board shall provide to...

§ 443.0051

(a) The board may employ an executive director who serves under the sole direction of the board.(b) The executive director shall:(1) employ...

§ 443.0052

(a) The executive director or the executive director's designee shall prepare and maintain a written policy statement to assure implementation of...

§ 443.0053

The executive director or the executive director's designee shall develop a system of annual performance evaluations that are based on documented...

§ 443.0054

For employees who are not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. Section 201 et seq.), as amended,...

§ 443.0071

(a) A proposal to construct a building, monument, or other improvement in the Capitol complex must be submitted to the board for its review and...

§ 443.0072

In regard to any buildings, contents, or grounds over which the board has jurisdiction, the board has the same powers and duties it has in regard...

§ 443.0081

(a) To ensure that the diverse history of Texas is accurately represented in the Capitol Complex, the historical representation advisory...

§ 443.0101

(a) Money and securities donated to the board shall be held in trust outside the treasury by the comptroller in a special fund to be known as the...

§ 443.0102

(a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), all money paid to the board under this chapter is subject to Subchapter F, Chapter 404.(b) The Capitol...

§ 443.0103

(a) The capital renewal trust fund is created as a trust fund outside the treasury with the comptroller and shall be administered by the board,...

§ 443.0131

(a) The board may set and collect a fee from news media representatives for the rental of space in the Capitol. The fee shall be set in an...

§ 443.0132

The board may set and collect a fee for public use of the building for special activities. The fee shall be set in an amount designed to pay for...

§ 443.0133

(a) The board may set and collect a fee for providing a copy, for personal or educational use, of state archival records and other historical...

§ 443.0135

(a) The following activities are prohibited in the Capitol, including the Capitol extension and on its grounds:(1) the sale of alcoholic...

§ 443.0151

(a) The board shall operate a garage or similar parking facility for the benefit of visitors to the Capitol Complex. The parking facility is...

§ 443.0152

(a) The board may not approve the installation of a permanent monument on the grounds under the jurisdiction of the board, and erection or...

§ 443.0153

Parking fees paid through parking meters maintained under this chapter and parking fees paid in a visitor parking facility under this chapter or...

§ 443.0231

Chapter 2054 does not apply to the board.Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1462, Sec. 4, eff. June 17, 2001.

§ 443.01525

The State Preservation Board shall establish a Tejano memorial monument on the historic south grounds of the Capitol that pays tribute to the...

§ 443.01526

The State Preservation Board shall establish an African American Texans memorial monument on the State Capitol grounds that pays tribute to the...

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