2009 Texas Code
PROPERTY CODE
TITLE 5. EXEMPT PROPERTY AND LIENS
CHAPTER 60. NEWSPAPER EMPLOYEE'S LIEN  

PROPERTY CODE

TITLE 5. EXEMPT PROPERTY AND LIENS

SUBTITLE B. LIENS

CHAPTER 60. NEWSPAPER EMPLOYEE'S LIEN

Sec. 60.001. LIEN. A worker in the editorial, reportorial,

advertising, or business department of a newspaper, periodical,

or other publication who labors or performs a service for the

publication under a written or an oral contract with any person

has a first lien under this chapter for the amount due under the

contract.

Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3578, ch. 576, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1,

1984.

Sec. 60.002. PROPERTY SUBJECT TO LIEN. The lien attaches to all

products, papers, machinery, tools, fixtures, appurtenances,

goods, wares, merchandise, subscription contracts, chattels, or

other things of value that are created wholly or partly by the

labor of the workers or that are necessarily connected with the

performance of their labor or service and that are owned by or in

possession of the person with whom the workers contracted.

Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3578, ch. 576, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1,

1984.

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