|§ 99.002||Strict Liability for Damages Arising From Manufacture|
|§ 99.003||Strict Liability and Minimum Damages for Exposure|
|§ 99.004||Joint and Several Liability|
|§ 99.006||No Limitation On Exemplary Damages|
Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 99
- 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
- Bequest: Property gifted by will.
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Effects: includes all personal property and all interest in that property. See Texas Government Code 312.011
- Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
- 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
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
- Oath: includes affirmation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
- 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.