§ 113.001 Definitions
§ 113.002 Waiver of Immunity to Suit for Claim Regarding Water Supply Contract
§ 113.003 Remedies
§ 113.004 No Waiver of Other Defenses
§ 113.005 No Waiver of Immunity to Suit in Federal Court
§ 113.006 No Waiver of Immunity to Suit for Tort Liability
§ 113.007 No New or Additional Water Rights
§ 113.008 Authority of Regulatory Agencies; Compliance With Regulatory Order
§ 113.009 No Third-Party Beneficiaries

Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 113

  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Signed: includes any symbol executed or adopted by a person with present intention to authenticate a writing. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • United States: includes a department, bureau, or other agency of the United States of America. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Written: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Year: means 12 consecutive months. See Texas Government Code 311.005