§ 99.001 Applicability
§ 99.002 Strict Liability for Damages Arising From Manufacture
§ 99.003 Strict Liability and Minimum Damages for Exposure
§ 99.004 Joint and Several Liability
§ 99.005 Chapter
§ 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.