§ 14.011 Limitation of Chapter
§ 14.012 Business Information
§ 14.013 Right to Intervene and Notification of Department
§ 14.014 Receivership Affecting Warehouse Assets
§ 14.015 Powers and Duties of Department

Terms Used In Texas Agriculture Code Chapter 14 > Subchapter B

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • United States: includes a department, bureau, or other agency of the United States of America. See Texas Government Code 311.005