§ 325.001 Short Title
§ 325.002 Definitions
§ 325.003 Sunset Advisory Commission
§ 325.004 Staff
§ 325.005 Rules
§ 325.007 Agency Report to Commission
§ 325.0075 Reporting Requirements of Agency Being Reviewed
§ 325.008 Commission Duties
§ 325.009 Public Hearings
§ 325.010 Commission Report
§ 325.011 Criteria for Review
§ 325.0115 Criteria for Review of Certain Agencies
§ 325.012 Recommendations
§ 325.0123 Review of Certain Agencies for Respectful Language
§ 325.0125 Review of Certain Agencies
§ 325.0126 Monitoring of Recommendations
§ 325.0127 Cost of Review
§ 325.013 Abolition of Advisory Committees
§ 325.015 Continuation by Law
§ 325.017 Procedure After Termination
§ 325.018 Subpoena Power
§ 325.019 Assistance of and Access to State Agencies
§ 325.0195 Records Protected From Disclosure
§ 325.020 Relocation of Employees
§ 325.021 Saving Provision
§ 325.022 Review of Proposed Legislation Creating an Agency
§ 325.023 Review of Proposed Legislation Regulating an Occupation
§ 325.024 Gifts and Grants
§ 325.025 River Authorities Subject to Review

Terms Used In Texas Government Code Chapter 325

  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Justice: when applied to a magistrate, means justice of the peace. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.