Sections
Chapter 21 Educators 21.001 – 21.806
Chapter 22 School District Employees and Volunteers 22.001 – 22.902

Terms Used In Texas Education Code > Title 2 > Subtitle D

  • Association: means an entity governed as an association under Title 6 or 7. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Business: means a trade, occupation, profession, or other commercial activity. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Certificate of formation: means :
    (A) the document required to be filed with the filing officer under Chapter Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See Texas Education Code 66.82
  • Conversion: means :
    (A) the continuance of a domestic entity as a non-code organization of any type;
    (B) the continuance of a non-code organization as a domestic entity of any type;
    (C) the continuance of a domestic entity of one type as a domestic entity of another type;
    (D) the continuance of a domestic entity of one type as a foreign entity of the same type that may be treated as a domestication, continuance, or transfer transaction under the laws of the jurisdiction of formation of the foreign entity; or
    (E) the continuance of a foreign entity of one type as a domestic entity of the same type that may be treated as a domestication, continuance, or transfer transaction under the laws of the jurisdiction of formation of the foreign entity. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Corporation: means an entity governed as a corporation under Title 2 or 7. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See Texas Education Code 66.82
  • Domestic: means , with respect to an entity, that the entity is formed under this code or the entity's internal affairs are governed by this code. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Effects: includes all personal property and all interest in that property. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Entity: means a domestic entity or foreign entity. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • For-profit corporation: means a corporation governed as a for-profit corporation under Chapter Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Foreign: means , with respect to an entity, that the entity is formed under, and the entity's internal affairs are governed by, the laws of a jurisdiction other than this state. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Governing authority: means a person or group of persons who are entitled to manage and direct the affairs of an entity under this code and the governing documents of the entity, except that if the governing documents of the entity or this code divide the authority to manage and direct the affairs of the entity among different persons or groups of persons according to different matters, "governing authority" means the person or group of persons entitled to manage and direct the affairs of the entity with respect to a matter under the governing documents of the entity or this code. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Governing documents: means :
    (A) in the case of a domestic entity:
    (i) the certificate of formation for a domestic filing entity or the document or agreement under which a domestic nonfiling entity is formed; and
    (ii) the other documents or agreements adopted by the entity under this code to govern the formation or the internal affairs of the entity; or
    (B) in the case of a foreign entity, the instruments, documents, or agreements adopted under the law of its jurisdiction of formation to govern the formation or the internal affairs of the entity. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Governing person: means a person serving as part of the governing authority of an entity. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Jurisdiction of formation: means :
    (A) in the case of a domestic filing entity, this state;
    (B) in the case of a foreign entity for which a certificate of formation or similar organizational instrument is filed in connection with its formation, the jurisdiction in which the entity's certificate of formation or similar organizational instrument is filed; or
    (C) in the case of a domestic nonfiling entity or a foreign entity for which a certificate of formation or similar organizational instrument is not filed in connection with its formation:
    (i) the jurisdiction the laws of which are chosen in the entity's governing documents to govern its internal affairs if that jurisdiction bears a reasonable relation to the owners or members or to the entity's business and affairs under the principles of this state that otherwise would apply to a contract among the owners or members; or
    (ii) if Subparagraph (i) does not apply, the jurisdiction in which the entity has its chief executive office. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Land commissioner: means the Commissioner of the General Land Office. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Law: means , unless the context requires otherwise, both statutory and common law. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • License: means a license, certificate of registration, or other legal authorization. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Limited liability company: means an entity governed as a limited liability company under Title 3 or 7. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Limited liability partnership: means a partnership governed as a limited liability partnership under Title 4. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Managerial official: means an officer or a governing person. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Member: means :
    (A) in the case of a limited liability company, a person who is a member or has been admitted as a member in the limited liability company under its governing documents;
    (B) in the case of a nonprofit corporation, a person who has membership rights in the nonprofit corporation under its governing documents;
    (C) in the case of a cooperative association, a member of a nonshare or share association;
    (D) in the case of a nonprofit association, a person who has membership rights in the nonprofit association under its governing documents; or
    (E) in the case of a professional association, a person who has membership rights in the professional association under its governing documents. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Merger: means :
    (A) the division of a domestic entity into two or more new domestic entities or other organizations or into a surviving domestic entity and one or more new domestic or foreign entities or non-code organizations; or
    (B) the combination of one or more domestic entities with one or more domestic entities or non-code organizations resulting in:
    (i) one or more surviving domestic entities or non-code organizations;
    (ii) the creation of one or more new domestic entities or non-code organizations; or
    (iii) one or more surviving domestic entities or non-code organizations and the creation of one or more new domestic entities or non-code organizations. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • most recent federal census: means the United States decennial census immediately preceding the action in question. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Nonprofit association: means an association governed as a nonprofit association under Chapter Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Nonprofit corporation: means a corporation governed as a nonprofit corporation under Chapter Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Officer: means an individual elected, appointed, or designated as an officer of an entity by the entity's governing authority or under the entity's governing documents. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Organization: means a corporation, limited or general partnership, limited liability company, business trust, real estate investment trust, joint venture, joint stock company, cooperative, association, bank, insurance company, credit union, savings and loan association, or other organization, regardless of whether the organization is for-profit, nonprofit, domestic, or foreign. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Ownership interest: means an owner's interest in an entity. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Partnership: means an entity governed as a partnership under Title 4. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Person: means an individual or a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, trust, association, or other organization, estate, government or governmental subdivision or agency, or other legal entity, or a series of a domestic limited liability company or foreign entity. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Professional association: has the meaning assigned by Section Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Professional corporation: has the meaning assigned by Section Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Professional entity: has the meaning assigned by Section Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Professional individual: has the meaning assigned by Section Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Professional limited liability company: has the meaning assigned by Section Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Professional service: has the meaning assigned by Section Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Secretary: means the:
    (A) individual designated as secretary of an entity under the entity's governing documents; or
    (B) officer or committee of persons authorized to perform the functions of secretary of an entity without regard to the designated name of the officer or committee. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • 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
  • Succeeding: means immediately following. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Swear: includes affirm. See Texas Government Code 311.005