Sections
Subchapter A General Provisions 1001.001 – 1001.004
Subchapter B Powers and Duties 1001.051 – 1001.059
Subchapter C Operation of Driver Education School 1001.101 – 1001.112
Subchapter D Fees 1001.151
Subchapter E Licensing of Schools and Course Providers 1001.201 – 1001.214
Subchapter F Licensing of Instructors 1001.251 – 1001.255
Subchapter G License Expiration and Renewal 1001.301 – 1001.304
Subchapter H Practice by License Holders 1001.351 – 1001.357
Subchapter I Refund Policies 1001.401 – 1001.404
Subchapter J Prohibited Practices and Disciplinary Actions 1001.451 – 1001.455
Subchapter L Penalties and Enforcement Provisions 1001.554 – 1001.555

Terms Used In Texas Education Code Chapter 1001

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • 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.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • District office: means an office of the federal or state government that is not voted on statewide. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Final canvass: means the canvass from which the official result of an election is determined. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • General election: means an election, other than a primary election, that regularly recurs at fixed dates. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • 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 1.005
  • Gubernatorial general election: means the general election held every four years to elect a governor for a full term. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • 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 meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Livestock: means cattle, horses, mules, asses, sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, exotic livestock, including elk and elk hybrids, and hogs, unless otherwise defined. See Texas Agriculture Code 1.003
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Primary election: means an election held by a political party under Chapter Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Registered voter: means a person registered to vote in this state whose registration is effective. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Simple resolution: Designated "S. Res.," simple resolutions are used to express nonbinding positions of the Senate or to deal with the Senate's internal affairs, such as the creation of a special committee. They do not require action by the House of Representatives.
  • Special election: means an election that is not a general election or a primary election. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Statewide office: means an office of the federal or state government that is voted on statewide. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Straight-party vote: means a vote by a single mark, punch, or other action by the voter for all the nominees of one political party and for no other candidates. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Succeeding: means immediately following. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Voting year: means the 12-month period beginning January 1 of each year. See Texas Election Code 1.005
  • Ward: means a person for whom a guardian has been appointed. See Texas Estates Code 22.033