§ 143A.001 Definitions
§ 143A.002 Censorship Prohibited
§ 143A.003 Waiver Prohibited
§ 143A.0035 Venue and Choice of Law
§ 143A.004 Applicability of Chapter
§ 143A.005 Limitation On Effect of Chapter
§ 143A.006 Construction of Chapter
§ 143A.007 User Remedies
§ 143A.008 Action by Attorney General

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Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 143A - Discourse On Social Media Platforms

  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Effects: includes all personal property and all interest in that property. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • General election: means an election, other than a primary election, that regularly recurs at fixed dates. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Gubernatorial general election: means the general election held every four years to elect a governor for a full term. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Law: means a constitution, statute, city charter, or city ordinance. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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.
  • Political subdivision: means a county, city, or school district or any other governmental entity that:
    (A) embraces a geographic area with a defined boundary;
    (B) exists for the purpose of discharging functions of government; and
    (C) possesses authority for subordinate self-government through officers selected by it. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Population: means the population shown by the most recent federal decennial census. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Primary election: means an election held by a political party under Chapter 172 to select its nominees for public office, and, unless the context indicates otherwise, the term includes a presidential primary election. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • 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.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Residence address: means the street address and any apartment number, or the address at which mail is received if the residence has no address, and the city, state, and zip code that correspond to a person's residence. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Signature: includes the mark of a person unable to write, and "subscribe" includes the making of such a mark. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.