June 2014

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Building Codes

June 9, 2014


The Texas statutes, administrative regulations, and local ordinances often adopt or incorporate building codes published by independent organizations which describe building standards and discuss specifications for fire safety, electrical systems, plumbing fixtures, and other topics. These codes are not reprinted in the law but instead are adopted or incorporated by reference only. Some codes are available online, but others are not. Printed editions of adopted codes are generally available in t…

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Recording Laws: A Legal Research Guide

June 23, 2014


The Texas State Law Library reference librarians created legal research guides for specific areas of the law. These guides contain resources that can help you research a legal issue. In today's digital age, there are many concerns regarding recording and an individual’s right to privacy. The library's guide on recording laws provides links to the Texas laws that govern several types of recording including red light cameras, taped telephone conversations, surveillance cameras, as well as links t…

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