§ 505.001 Short Title
§ 505.002 Findings; Purpose
§ 505.003 Federal Laws and Regulations; Other Standards
§ 505.004 Definitions
§ 505.005 Applicability of Chapter
§ 505.006 Facility Chemical List
§ 505.0061 Reporting for Facilities Storing Ammonium Nitrate Used in Fertilizer
§ 505.007 Direct Citizen Access to Information
§ 505.008 Emergency Planning Information
§ 505.009 Complaints and Investigations
§ 505.015 Trade Secrets
§ 505.016 Rules; Fees
§ 505.017 Notice Issued Under Emergencies
§ 505.018 Enforcement

Terms Used In Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter 505

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Effects: includes all personal property and all interest in that property. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • 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
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • United States: includes a department, bureau, or other agency of the United States of America. See Texas Government Code 311.005