Sections
Subchapter A General Provisions 486.001 – 486.005
Subchapter B Over-the-Counter Sales 486.011 – 486.015
Subchapter C Administrative Penalty 486.021 – 486.033

Terms Used In Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter 486

  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of state health services. See Texas Health and Safety Code 486.001
  • Comptroller: means the state comptroller of public accounts. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Department: means the Department of State Health Services. See Texas Health and Safety Code 486.001
  • Executive commissioner: means the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission. See Texas Health and Safety Code 486.001
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, or figures, whether by writing, printing, or other means. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • 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
  • Population: means the population shown by the most recent federal decennial census. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Real-time electronic logging system: means a system intended to be used by law enforcement agencies and pharmacies or other business establishments that:
    (A) is installed, operated, and maintained free of any one-time or recurring charge to the business establishment or to the state;
    (B) is able to communicate in real time with similar systems operated in other states and similar systems containing information submitted by more than one state;
    (C) complies with the security policy of the Criminal Justice Information Services division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation;
    (D) complies with information exchange standards adopted by the National Information Exchange Model;
    (E) uses a mechanism to prevent the completion of a sale of a product containing ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or norpseudoephedrine that would violate state or federal law regarding the purchase of a product containing those substances; and
    (F) is equipped with an override of the mechanism described in Paragraph (E) that:
    (i) may be activated by an employee of a business establishment; and
    (ii) creates a record of each activation of the override. See Texas Health and Safety Code 486.001
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Sale: includes a conveyance, exchange, barter, or trade. See Texas Health and Safety Code 486.001
  • Signed: includes any symbol executed or adopted by a person with present intention to authenticate a writing. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • 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
  • Year: means 12 consecutive months. See Texas Government Code 311.005