Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code - CIV PRAC & REM § 108.001. Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) “Public servant” means a person who is:

(A) a public official elected or appointed to serve a governmental unit and acting in that capacity when the act or omission on which the damages were based occurred;  or

(B) covered by Section 104.001 or Section 102.001 .

(2) “Public servant” does not include an independent contractor, an agent or employee of an independent contractor, or another person who performs a contract for a unit of government.

(3) “Public servant” includes a licensed physician who provides emergency or postemergency stabilization services to patients in a hospital owned or operated by a unit of local government.

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