§ 445.001 Museum
§ 445.002 Governance
§ 445.003 Vending Facilities
§ 445.004 Theaters; Films and Other Products
§ 445.005 Marketing and Public Relations
§ 445.006 Tours; Parking and Transportation
§ 445.007 Private Events
§ 445.008 Insurance
§ 445.009 Contracts
§ 445.010 Program and Facility Accessibility
§ 445.011 Funding
§ 445.012 Museum Fund
§ 445.013 Support Organizations
§ 445.014 Museum Director
§ 445.015 Naming of Museum Areas

Terms Used In Texas Government Code Chapter 445

  • 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.
  • Comptroller: means the state comptroller of public accounts. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • 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.
  • Justice: when applied to a magistrate, means justice of the peace. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • 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.
  • Succeeding: means immediately following. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Week: means seven consecutive days. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Year: means 12 consecutive months. See Texas Government Code 311.005