Sections
Chapter 2302 Cogeneration 2302.001 – 2302.044
Chapter 2303 Enterprise Zones 2303.001 – 2303.517
Chapter 2304 Housing Rehabilitation 2304.001 – 2304.104
Chapter 2305 Restitution for Oil Overcharges 2305.001 – 2305.075
Chapter 2306 Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs 2306.001 – 2306.1101
Chapter 2308 Workforce Investment Act 2308.001 – 2308.320
Chapter 2309 National Defense Impacted Region Assistance 2309.001 – 2309.041
Chapter 2310 Defense Economic Readjustment Zone 2310.001 – 2310.413
Chapter 2311 Energy Security Technologies for Critical Governmental Facilities 2311.001 – 2311.002

Terms Used In Texas Government Code > Title 10 > Subtitle G

  • 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
  • Affiliate: means a person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another person. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Alcoholic beverage: means alcohol, or any beverage containing more than one-half of one percent of alcohol by volume, which is capable of use for beverage purposes, either alone or when diluted. See
  • Applicant: means a person who submits or files an original or renewal application with the county judge, commission, or administrator for a license or permit. See
  • Beer: means a malt beverage containing one-half of one percent or more of alcohol by volume and not more than four percent of alcohol by weight. See
  • Business: means a trade, occupation, profession, or other commercial activity. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Close corporation: means a for-profit corporation that elects to be governed as a close corporation in accordance with Subchapter O, Chapter Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Commission: means the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. See
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See Texas Education Code 66.82
  • Comptroller: means the state comptroller of public accounts. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • 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
  • Director: means an individual who serves on the board of directors of a foreign or domestic corporation. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Distilled spirits: means alcohol, spirits of wine, whiskey, rum, brandy, gin, or any liquor produced in whole or in part by the process of distillation, including all dilutions or mixtures of them, and includes spirit coolers that may have an alcoholic content as low as four percent alcohol by volume and that contain plain, sparkling, or carbonated water and may also contain one or more natural or artificial blending or flavoring ingredients. See
  • 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
  • Electronic transmission: means a form of communication that:
    (A) does not directly involve the physical transmission of paper;
    (B) creates a record that may be retained, retrieved, and reviewed by the recipient; and
    (C) may be directly reproduced in paper form by the recipient through an automated process. See 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 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
  • holder of shares: means :
    (A) the person in whose name shares issued by a for-profit corporation, professional corporation, or real estate investment trust are registered in the share transfer records maintained by the for-profit corporation, professional corporation, or real estate investment trust; or
    (B) the beneficial owner of shares issued by a for-profit corporation, whose shares are held in a voting trust or by a nominee on the beneficial owner's behalf, to the extent of the rights granted by a nominee statement on file with the for-profit corporation in accordance with Sections Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Home-rule municipality: means a municipality designated by Chapter Texas Estates Code 361.001
  • Illicit beverage: means an alcoholic beverage:
    (A) manufactured, distributed, bought, sold, bottled, rectified, blended, treated, fortified, mixed, processed, warehoused, stored, possessed, imported, or transported in violation of this code;
    (B) on which a tax imposed by the laws of this state has not been paid and to which the tax stamp, if required, has not been affixed; or
    (C) possessed, kept, stored, owned, or imported with intent to manufacture, sell, distribute, bottle, rectify, blend, treat, fortify, mix, process, warehouse, store, or transport in violation of this code. See
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, or figures, whether by writing, printing, or other means. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Insolvent: means a person who is unable to pay the person's debts as they become due in the usual course of business or affairs. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Justice: when applied to a magistrate, means justice of the peace. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Law: means , unless the context requires otherwise, both statutory and common law. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Licensee: means a person who is the holder of a license provided in this code, or any agent, servant, or employee of that person. See
  • Liquor: means any alcoholic beverage containing alcohol in excess of four percent by weight, unless otherwise indicated. See
  • Livestock: means cattle, horses, mules, asses, sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, exotic livestock, including elk and elk hybrids, and hogs, unless otherwise defined. See Texas Education Code 66.82
  • malt liquor: means a malt beverage containing more than four percent of alcohol by weight. See
  • Manufacturer: means a person engaged in the manufacture or brewing of beer, whether located inside or outside the state. See
  • 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
  • Mixed beverage: means one or more servings of a beverage composed in whole or part of an alcoholic beverage in a sealed or unsealed container of any legal size for consumption on the premises where served or sold by the holder of a mixed beverage permit, the holder of a daily temporary mixed beverage permit, the holder of a caterer's permit, the holder of a mixed beverage late hours permit, the holder of a private club registration permit, or the holder of a private club late hours permit. See
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Municipality: means a general-law municipality, home-rule municipality, or special-law municipality. See Texas Estates Code 361.001
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Permittee: means a person who is the holder of a permit provided for in this code, or an agent, servant, or employee of that person. See
  • Person: means a natural person or association of natural persons, trustee, receiver, partnership, corporation, organization, or the manager, agent, servant, or employee of any of them. See
  • Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Plan of merger: means a document that conforms with the requirements of Sections Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Population: means the population shown by the most recent federal decennial census. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Premises: has the meaning given it in Section
  • President: means the:
    (A) individual designated as president of an entity under the entity's governing documents; or
    (B) officer or committee of persons authorized to perform the functions of the principal executive officer of an entity without regard to the designated name of the officer or committee. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Property: includes tangible and intangible property and an interest in that property. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Share: means a unit into which the ownership interest in a for-profit corporation, professional corporation, real estate investment trust, or professional association is divided, regardless of whether the share is certificated or uncertificated. 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
  • Social purposes: means one or more purposes of a for-profit corporation that are specified in the corporation's certificate of formation and consist of promoting one or more positive impacts on society or the environment or of minimizing one or more adverse impacts of the corporation's activities on society or the environment. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Subscriber: means a person who agrees with or makes an offer to an entity to purchase by subscription an ownership interest in the entity. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Subscription: means an agreement between a subscriber and an entity, or a written offer made by a subscriber to an entity before or after the entity's formation, in which the subscriber agrees or offers to purchase a specified ownership interest in the entity. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Subsidiary: means an organization for which another organization, either directly or indirectly through or with one or more of its other subsidiaries:
    (A) owns at least 50 percent of the outstanding ownership or membership interests of the organization; or
    (B) possesses at least 50 percent of the voting power of the owners or members of the organization. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Succeeding: means immediately following. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • United States: includes a department, bureau, or other agency of the United States of America. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Week: means seven consecutive days. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • written: means an expression of words, letters, characters, numbers, symbols, figures, or other textual information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium that is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Texas Government Code 30.00304
  • Written: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures. See Texas Government Code 311.005