Terms Used In Texas Agriculture Code 15.007

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See Texas Agriculture Code 1.003
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.

The Department of State Health Services may accept gifts and grants from the federal government, the state, and private sources as well as legislative appropriations for the program authorized by this chapter. The use of gifts and grants other than legislative appropriations is subject, after their appropriation, only to limitations contained in the gift or grant.