Subchapter A General Provisions 18B.001
Subchapter B Application for Order Authorizing Installation and Use of Equipment 18B.051 – 18B.053
Subchapter C Order Authorizing Installation and Use of Equipment 18B.101 – 18B.105
Subchapter D Emergency Installation and Use of Certain Equipment 18B.151 – 18B.153
Subchapter E Mobile Tracking Devices 18B.201 – 18B.207
Subchapter F Law Enforcement Powers and Duties 18B.251 – 18B.254
Subchapter G Oversight 18B.301 – 18B.302
Subchapter G-1 Prospective Location Information 18B.321 – 18B.326
Subchapter H Access to Stored Communications and Other Stored Customer Data 18B.351 – 18B.359
Subchapter I Backup Preservation of Electronic Customer Data 18B.401 – 18B.406
Subchapter J Production of Certain Business Records 18B.451 – 18B.453
Subchapter K Service Provider Powers and Duties 18B.501 – 18B.503
Subchapter L Remedies 18B.551 – 18B.553

Terms Used In Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 18B - Installation and Use of Tracking Equipment; Access to Communications

  • Affidavit: means a statement in writing of a fact or facts signed by the party making it, sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths, and officially certified to by the officer under his seal of office. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • General-law municipality: means a municipality designated by Chapter Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Home-rule municipality: means a municipality designated by Chapter Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Municipality: means a general-law municipality, home-rule municipality, or special-law municipality. See Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.