Sections
Chapter 551 General Provisions 551.001 – 551.008
Chapter 552 Texas State Board of Pharmacy 552.001 – 552.012
Chapter 553 Executive Director and Other Board Personnel 553.001 – 553.010
Chapter 554 Board Powers and Duties; Rulemaking Authority 554.001 – 554.057
Chapter 555 Public Interest Information and Complaint Procedures 555.001 – 555.012
Chapter 556 Administrative Inspections and Warrants 556.001 – 556.107
Chapter 557 Pharmacist-Interns 557.001 – 557.004
Chapter 558 License to Practice Pharmacy 558.001 – 558.202
Chapter 559 Renewal of License to Practice Pharmacy 559.001 – 559.105
Chapter 560 Licensing of Pharmacies 560.001 – 560.103
Chapter 561 Renewal of Pharmacy License 561.001 – 561.005
Chapter 562 Practice by License Holder 562.001 – 562.156
Chapter 563 Prescription Requirements; Delegation of Administration and Provision of Dangerous Drugs 563.051 – 563.054
Chapter 564 Program to Aid Impaired Pharmacists and Pharmacy Students; Pharmacy Peer Review 564.001 – 564.106
Chapter 565 Disciplinary Actions and Procedures; Reinstatement of License 565.001 – 565.103
Chapter 566 Penalties and Enforcement Provisions 566.001 – 566.151
Chapter 568 Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Technician Trainees 568.001 – 568.009
Chapter 569 Reporting Requirements for Professional Liability Insurers 569.001 – 569.006

Terms Used In Texas Occupations Code > Title 3 > Subtitle J - Pharmacy and Pharmacists

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • 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
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Comptroller: means the state comptroller of public accounts. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Effects: includes all personal property and all interest in that property. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • General-law municipality: means a municipality designated by Chapter Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Home-rule municipality: means a municipality designated by Chapter Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Justice: when applied to a magistrate, means justice of the peace. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • 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.
  • 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 Local Government Code 1.005
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.