The operation of the State Bar of Texas is governed by statute (Government Code Section 81) and internal rules and policies. Read them here.
State Bar Act (Government Code Section 81) (September 2013) [PDF]
Strategic Plan (April 2013) [PDF]
State Bar Policy Manual (January 2014) [PDF]
State Bar Rules (Oct. 2008) [PDF]
Performance Measures (Sept. 2013) [PDF]