Subchapter A General Provisions 2309.001 – 2309.005
Subchapter B Advisory Board 2309.051 – 2309.055
Subchapter C Powers and Duties of Commission and Department 2309.101 – 2309.107
Subchapter D License Requirements 2309.151 – 2309.156
Subchapter E Local Regulation 2309.201
Subchapter F Enforcement 2309.251 – 2309.254
Subchapter G Conducting Business 2309.301 – 2309.303
Subchapter H Additional Duties of Used Automotive Parts Recycler in Connection With Motor Vehicle Component Parts 2309.351 – 2309.358
Subchapter I Motor Vehicle Salvage Yards in Certain Counties 2309.401 – 2309.402

Terms Used In Texas Occupations Code Chapter 2309 - Used Automotive Parts Recyclers

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, or figures, whether by writing, printing, or other means. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • 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
  • Population: means the population shown by the most recent federal decennial census. 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.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Signed: includes any symbol executed or adopted by a person with present intention to authenticate a writing. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Year: means 12 consecutive months. See Texas Government Code 311.005