Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code 114.003

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.

A state agency that is authorized by statute or the constitution to enter into a contract and that enters into a contract subject to this chapter waives sovereign immunity to suit for the purpose of adjudicating a claim for breach of an express provision of the contract, subject to the terms and conditions of this chapter.