§ 443.001 Board
§ 443.002 Sunset Provision
§ 443.003 Membership
§ 443.0031 Lobbying Prohibition
§ 443.0032 Antidiscrimination Policy for Appointments to Board
§ 443.0033 Grounds for Removal From Board
§ 443.004 Chairman; Meetings
§ 443.0041 Application of Open Meetings and Administrative Procedure Laws
§ 443.0042 Information On Responsibilities of Board Members and Employees
§ 443.0043 Separation of Policymaking and Management Responsibilities
§ 443.0044 Accessibility Plan and Compliance
§ 443.0045 Public Notification of Board Activities
§ 443.0046 Public Testimony At Board Meetings
§ 443.0047 Maintaining Information On Complaints Filed With Board
§ 443.0048 Information On Status of Complaints
§ 443.005 Architect of the Capitol
§ 443.0051 Executive Director
§ 443.0052 Equal Employment Opportunity
§ 443.0053 Employee Performance Evaluations
§ 443.0054 Compensatory Time for Employees Exempt From Flsa
§ 443.006 Curator of the Capitol
§ 443.007 General Powers and Duties of Board
§ 443.0071 Review of Construction in Capitol Complex
§ 443.0072 Powers and Duties Relating to Other Buildings and Grounds
§ 443.008 Advisory Committees
§ 443.0081 Historical Representation Advisory Committee
§ 443.009 Offices, Records, and Documents in the Capitol
§ 443.010 Donations
§ 443.0101 Capitol Fund
§ 443.0102 Application of State Funds Reform Act
§ 443.0103 Capital Renewal Trust Fund
§ 443.011 Responsibility for Items
§ 443.012 Fire Inspection
§ 443.013 Vending Facilities
§ 443.0131 Rental of Space to News Media
§ 443.0132 Fee for Use of General Land Office Building
§ 443.0133 Fee for Copy of Copyrighted Material
§ 443.0135 Alcoholic Beverages
§ 443.014 Texans Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor
§ 443.015 Parking Meters
§ 443.0151 Visitor Parking Facilities
§ 443.0152 Capitol Grounds Monuments
§ 443.01525 Tejano Memorial Monument
§ 443.01526 African American Texans Monument
§ 443.0153 Parking Fees Not Subject to Sales Tax
§ 443.016 Use of Indigenous Plants and Trees
§ 443.017 Transfer of Certain Historical Items
§ 443.018 Regulation of Visitors and Vendors
§ 443.019 Deposit for Use of Capitol or Capitol Grounds
§ 443.020 Pass Keys to Rooms in the Capitol
§ 443.021 State History Museum
§ 443.022 Audits
§ 443.023 Purchase and Lease Requirements for Certain Expenditures
§ 443.0231 Information Technologies
§ 443.024 Display of the Texas and United States Flags
§ 443.025 Woodlawn
§ 443.026 Tours
§ 443.027 Publications and Publicity
§ 443.028 Chapel
§ 443.029 Governor’S Mansion
§ 443.0295 Governor’S Mansion Renewal Trust Fund
§ 443.030 Support Organizations

Terms Used In Texas Government Code Chapter 443

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, or figures, whether by writing, printing, or other means. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Justice: when applied to a magistrate, means justice of the peace. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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