|Subchapter A||General Provisions||1803.001 – 1803.002|
|Subchapter B||Registration and Bond Requirements||1803.051 – 1803.056|
|Subchapter C||Solicitation Restrictions||1803.101 – 1803.104|
|Subchapter D||Enforcement and Penalties||1803.151 – 1803.155|
Terms Used In Texas Occupations Code Chapter 1803 - Solicitation for Public Safety Organizations
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- Justice: when applied to a magistrate, means justice of the peace. See Texas Government Code 312.011
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
- Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
- Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
- Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.