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Definition of Residential Structures

§ 112.200

Definition of Residential Structures

For purposes of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act (the Act), § 406.142, “residential structures” are buildings used as a family dwelling or multi-family dwelling, limited to a single-family residence, a duplex, a triplex, and a quadraplex. All other types of structures used for living purposes shall be considered commercial structures, and shall only be included within the scope of the Act, § 406.142, if they do not exceed three stories or 20,000 square feet.

The provisions of this § 112.200 adopted to be effective June 3, 1991, 16 TexReg 2830; amended to be effective June 9, 2005, 30 TexReg 3230.

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