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Texas Vernon’s Civil Statutes Chapter 1 – Cities and Towns

§ 974d-41 Validation of Governmental Acts and Proceedings of Municipalities of More Than 1.5 Million

Texas Vernon’s Civil Statutes Chapter 1 – University of Texas

§ 2603b-2 Conveyance of Tract to El Paso County; Stadium Site; Lease Agreement
§ 2603b-4 Conveyance of Tract to Political Subdivisions in El Paso County; Special Events Center and Related Facilities; Joint Use; Easements
§ 2603i Improvement of Facilities of Institute of Marine Science, Port Aransas
§ 2603j Exchange of Land With Dallas County Hospital District for Children’s Hospital

Terms Used In Texas Vernon's Civil Statutes Chapter 1 - University of Texas

  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.

Texas Vernon’s Civil Statutes Chapter 1 – General Provisions

§ 3183b-1 Eminent Domain by Certain Nonprofit Charitable Corporations

Terms Used In Texas Vernon's Civil Statutes Chapter 1 - General Provisions

  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC