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The Texas Human Resources Management Statutes Inventory (Inventory) summarizes the state human resources management statutes that apply to Texas state employees. The Inventory, first published in 1972 and updated every two years, is a compilation of major state and federal laws that apply to human resources management. This 20th edition supersedes all previous editions and reflects changes made in the 84th Legislative Session.

The Texas Human Resources Management Statutes Inventory (Inventory) is a general reference guide for state entities and organizations and should not be construed as legal advice. It is intended to serve as a general summary and is not intended to be an exhaustive source of information on human resources management statutes, policies, and procedures. The provisions within the Inventory apply to most executive agencies, but may not always apply to higher education institutions, the judiciary, and legislative agencies. State entities should consult with their legal counsel to ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

The State Auditor's Office has strived to provide an accurate collection of laws relating to human resources management. However, due to the complex and changing nature of the subject matter, the Inventory may contain some errors or omissions. The specific language contained in the statutes, regulations, State Auditor's Office Leave Interpretation Letters, case law, Texas Office of the Attorney General opinions, and other source documents takes precedence over the content of the Inventory.

2016-2017 version of the Texas Human Resources Management Statutes Inventory