Sections
Chapter 481 Texas Controlled Substances Act 481.001 – 481.354
Chapter 482 Simulated Controlled Substances 482.001 – 482.005
Chapter 483 Dangerous Drugs 483.0001 – 483.107
Chapter 485 Abusable Volatile Chemicals 485.001 – 485.113
Chapter 486 Over-the-Counter Sales of Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Norpseudoephedrine 486.001 – 486.033
Chapter 487 Texas Compassionate-Use Act 487.001 – 487.201
Chapter 489 Access to Investigational Treatments for Patients With Terminal Illnesses 489.001 – 489.151
§ 484.001 Definitions
§ 484.002 Prohibited Acts
§ 484.003 Civil Penalty
§ 484.004 Affirmative Defense
§ 484.005 No Defense

Terms Used In Texas Health and Safety Code > Title 6 > Subtitle C

  • Claims: includes :
    (1) liabilities of a decedent that survive the decedent's death, including taxes, regardless of whether the liabilities arise in contract or tort or otherwise;
    (2) funeral expenses;
    (3) the expense of a tombstone;
    (4) expenses of administration;
    (5) estate and inheritance taxes; and
    (6) debts due such estates. See Texas Estates Code 113.153
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of state health services. See Texas Health and Safety Code 486.001
  • Court: means and includes:
    (1) a county court in the exercise of its probate jurisdiction;
    (2) a court created by statute and authorized to exercise original probate jurisdiction; and
    (3) a district court exercising original probate jurisdiction in a contested matter. See Texas Estates Code 113.1541
  • Department: means the Department of State Health Services. See Texas Health and Safety Code 486.001
  • Effects: includes all personal property and all interest in that property. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Estate: means a decedent's property, as that property:
    (1) exists originally and as the property changes in form by sale, reinvestment, or otherwise;
    (2) is augmented by any accretions and other additions to the property, including any property to be distributed to the decedent's representative by the trustee of a trust that terminates on the decedent's death, and substitutions for the property; and
    (3) is diminished by any decreases in or distributions from the property. See
  • Executive commissioner: means the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission. See Texas Health and Safety Code 486.001
  • Final canvass: means the canvass from which the official result of an election is determined. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • General election: means an election, other than a primary election, that regularly recurs at fixed dates. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • General election for state and county officers: means the general election at which officers of the federal, state, and county governments are elected. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Gubernatorial general election: means the general election held every four years to elect a governor for a full term. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, or figures, whether by writing, printing, or other means. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Independent candidate: means a candidate in a nonpartisan election or a candidate in a partisan election who is not the nominee of a political party. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Justice: when applied to a magistrate, means justice of the peace. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Law: means a constitution, statute, city charter, or city ordinance. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • lien: include :
    (1) a deed of trust;
    (2) a vendor's lien, a mechanic's, materialman's, or laborer's lien, an attachment or garnishment lien, and a federal or state tax lien;
    (3) a chattel mortgage;
    (4) a judgment; and
    (5) a pledge by hypothecation. See
  • Measure: means a question or proposal submitted in an election for an expression of the voters' will. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Official oath: means the oath required by Article XVI, Section Texas Government Code 312.011
  • personal representative: include :
    (1) an executor and independent executor;
    (2) an administrator, independent administrator, and temporary administrator; and
    (3) a successor to an executor or administrator listed in Subdivision (1) or (2). See Texas Estates Code 114.004
  • Political subdivision: means a county, city, or school district or any other governmental entity that:
    (A) embraces a geographic area with a defined boundary;
    (B) exists for the purpose of discharging functions of government; and
    (C) possesses authority for subordinate self-government through officers selected by it. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Primary election: means an election held by a political party under Chapter Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Public swimming pool: means an artificial body of water, including a spa, maintained expressly for public recreational purposes, swimming and similar aquatic sports, or therapeutic purposes. See Texas Estates Code 355.111
  • Real property: includes estates and interests in land, whether corporeal or incorporeal or legal or equitable. See Texas Estates Code 114.003
  • Real-time electronic logging system: means a system intended to be used by law enforcement agencies and pharmacies or other business establishments that:
    (A) is installed, operated, and maintained free of any one-time or recurring charge to the business establishment or to the state;
    (B) is able to communicate in real time with similar systems operated in other states and similar systems containing information submitted by more than one state;
    (C) complies with the security policy of the Criminal Justice Information Services division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation;
    (D) complies with information exchange standards adopted by the National Information Exchange Model;
    (E) uses a mechanism to prevent the completion of a sale of a product containing ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or norpseudoephedrine that would violate state or federal law regarding the purchase of a product containing those substances; and
    (F) is equipped with an override of the mechanism described in Paragraph (E) that:
    (i) may be activated by an employee of a business establishment; and
    (ii) creates a record of each activation of the override. See Texas Health and Safety Code 486.001
  • Registered voter: means a person registered to vote in this state whose registration is effective. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Residence address: means the street address and any apartment number, or the address at which mail is received if the residence has no address, and the city, state, and zip code that correspond to a person's residence. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Sale: includes a conveyance, exchange, barter, or trade. See Texas Health and Safety Code 486.001
  • 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
  • Signed: includes any symbol executed or adopted by a person with present intention to authenticate a writing. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Succeeding: means immediately following. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Swear: includes affirm. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • 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