Laws and Rules

Our bulletins outline the laws, rules, standards, and best practices for local governments and state agencies in Texas. We also publish 12 Local Retention Schedules with about 1500 records series for Local Governments and the Texas State Records Retention Schedule (RRS) 4th edition for State Agencies.


Local Government Laws and Rules  |  Bulletin A  |  Bulletin B  |  Bulletin C  |  Bulletin D  |  Bulletin E  |  Bulletin F  |  State Agency Laws and Rules  |  Bulletin 1  |  Bulletin 2  |  Bulletin 3  |  Bulletin 4

Local Government Laws and Rules

skyline by Shawn Schmidt from the Noun ProjectAll district and precinct offices of a county, municipality, public school district, appraisal district, or any other special-purpose district or authority.


  • Bulletin B: Electronic Records Standards and Procedures - (PDF)
  • Bulletin C: Inventorying and Scheduling Records - (PDF)
    • Records Inventory Template (Word)
    • Office or Cubicle Questionnaire Template (Word)
    • Information System Inventory Template (Word)
  • Bulletin D: Local Government Records Act (updated Sept. 2019) - (PDF)
  • Bulletin E: Electronic Filing and Recording by County Clerks - (PDF)

State Agency Laws and Rules

Congress by Martha Ormiston from the Noun ProjectAny agency in the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government created by the constitution or a statute of this state.

See Bulletin C: Inventorying and Scheduling Records (above) for inventory guidance.

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