§ 492.001 Control Over Department
§ 492.0011 Private Sector Prison Industries Program Management
§ 492.002 Composition of Board; Compensation of Members
§ 492.003 Eligibility for Membership; Removal
§ 492.0031 Training Program for Members
§ 492.004 Notice of Qualifications, Responsibilities
§ 492.005 Organization of Board
§ 492.006 Board Meetings
§ 492.007 Opportunity for Public to Appear Before Board
§ 492.008 Oaths; Examination of Witnesses; Inquiries
§ 492.009 Seal
§ 492.010 Suits by Board
§ 492.012 Sunset Provision
§ 492.013 General Powers and Duties of Board
§ 492.0131 Parole Rules, Policies, Procedures
§ 492.014 Headquarters
§ 492.015 Use of Technology
§ 492.016 Negotiated Rulemaking; Alternative Dispute Resolution
§ 492.017 Legislative Appropriations Request

Terms Used In Texas Government Code Chapter 492

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Comptroller: means the state comptroller of public accounts. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.