A department, commission, board, office, or other agency that
is in the executive or legislative branch of state government and
that was created by the constitution or a statute, excluding a public
or private institution of higher education as defined by §61.003,
Texas Education Code; or the supreme court, the court of criminal
appeals, a court of appeals, or the Texas Judicial Council or another
agency in the judicial branch of state government.
Source Note: The provisions of this §217.3 adopted to be effective June 10, 2009, 34 TexReg 3511; amended to be effective November 23, 2015, 40 TexReg 8200