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Terms Used In Texas Occupations Code > Title 3 > Subtitle L
- Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
- Decedent: A deceased person.
- Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
- Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
- Official oath: means the oath required by Article XVI, Section Texas Government Code 312.011
- Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
- Testify: Answer questions in court.
- Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.