§ 121.001 State Policy
§ 121.0014 Vision Statement
§ 121.002 Definitions
§ 121.003 Discrimination Prohibited
§ 121.004 Penalties for and Damages Resulting From Discrimination
§ 121.0041 Procedures for Certain Actions; Opportunity to Cure
§ 121.005 Responsibilities of Persons With Disabilities
§ 121.006 Penalties for Improper Use of Assistance Animals
§ 121.008 Dissemination of Information Relating to Persons With Disabilities
§ 121.009 Construction of Chapter
§ 121.010 Testing Adults With Disabilities
§ 121.011 Accessibility of Examination or Course Offered by Private Entity

Terms Used In Texas Human Resources Code Chapter 121

  • Affidavit: means a statement in writing of a fact or facts signed by the party making it, sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths, and officially certified to by the officer under his seal of office. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Court: means and includes:
    (1) a county court in the exercise of its probate jurisdiction;
    (2) a court created by statute and authorized to exercise original probate jurisdiction; and
    (3) a district court exercising original probate jurisdiction in a contested matter. See Texas Estates Code 22.007
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Estate: means a decedent's property, as that property:
    (1) exists originally and as the property changes in form by sale, reinvestment, or otherwise;
    (2) is augmented by any accretions and other additions to the property, including any property to be distributed to the decedent's representative by the trustee of a trust that terminates on the decedent's death, and substitutions for the property; and
    (3) is diminished by any decreases in or distributions from the property. See Texas Estates Code 22.012
  • Heir: means a person who is entitled under the statutes of descent and distribution to a part of the estate of a decedent who dies intestate. See Texas Estates Code 22.015
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Person: includes a natural person and a corporation. See Texas Estates Code 22.027
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes a department, bureau, or other agency of the United States of America. See Texas Government Code 311.005