§ 551.001 Short Title
§ 551.002 Legislative Declaration; Purpose
§ 551.003 Definitions
§ 551.004 Applicability of Subtitle
§ 551.005 Application of Sunset Act
§ 551.006 Exclusive Authority
§ 551.008 Prohibition On Rule Violating Sincerely Held Religious Belief

Terms Used In Texas Occupations Code Chapter 551 - General Provisions

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • General-law municipality: means a municipality designated by Chapter Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • 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
  • Municipality: means a general-law municipality, home-rule municipality, or special-law municipality. See Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Written: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures. See Texas Government Code 311.005