§ 7001.001 Definitions
§ 7001.002 Exemption
§ 7001.003 Rules
§ 7001.004 Registration Required
§ 7001.005 Application for Registration and Renewal of Registration
§ 7001.006 Fees
§ 7001.007 Deposit in Operating Account
§ 7001.008 Criminal Background Check
§ 7001.009 Enforcement

Terms Used In Texas Insurance Code Chapter 7001 - Registration of Discount Health Care

  • Claims: includes :
    (1) liabilities of a decedent that survive the decedent's death, including taxes, regardless of whether the liabilities arise in contract or tort or otherwise;
    (2) funeral expenses;
    (3) the expense of a tombstone;
    (4) expenses of administration;
    (5) estate and inheritance taxes; and
    (6) debts due such estates. See Texas Estates Code 22.005
  • 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
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Distributee: means a person who is entitled to a part of the estate of a decedent under a lawful will or the statutes of descent and distribution. See Texas Estates Code 22.010
  • 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
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Judge: means the presiding judge of any court having original jurisdiction over probate proceedings, regardless of whether the court is:
    (1) a county court in the exercise of its probate jurisdiction;
    (2) a court created by statute and authorized to exercise probate jurisdiction; or
    (3) a district court exercising probate jurisdiction in a contested matter. See Texas Estates Code 22.019
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Person: includes a natural person and a corporation. See Texas Estates Code 22.027
  • person interested: means :
    (1) an heir, devisee, spouse, creditor, or any other having a property right in or claim against an estate being administered; and
    (2) anyone interested in the welfare of an incapacitated person, including a minor. See Texas Estates Code 22.018
  • personal representative: include :
    (1) an executor and independent executor;
    (2) an administrator, independent administrator, and temporary administrator; and
    (3) a successor to an executor or administrator listed in Subdivision (1) or (2). See Texas Estates Code 22.031
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Succeeding: means immediately following. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Surety: includes a personal surety and a corporate surety. See Texas Estates Code 22.032
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Ward: means a person for whom a guardian has been appointed. See Texas Estates Code 22.033
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.