§ 370.161 Transportation Projects Extending Into Other Counties
§ 370.162 Powers and Procedures of Authority in Acquiring Property
§ 370.163 Acquisition of Property
§ 370.164 Declaration of Taking
§ 370.165 Possession of Property
§ 370.166 Participation Payment for Real Property
§ 370.167 Severance of Real Property
§ 370.168 Acquisition of Rights in Public Real Property
§ 370.169 Compensation for and Restoration of Public Property
§ 370.170 Public Utility Facilities
§ 370.171 Lease, Sale, or Conveyance of Transportation Project
§ 370.172 Revenue
§ 370.173 Authority Revolving Fund
§ 370.174 Use of Surplus Revenue
§ 370.175 Exemption From Taxation or Assessment
§ 370.176 Actions Affecting Existing Roads
§ 370.177 Failure or Refusal to Pay Turnpike Project Toll; Offense; Administrative Penalty
§ 370.178 Use and Return of Transponders
§ 370.179 Controlled Access to Turnpike Projects
§ 370.180 Promotion of Transportation Project
§ 370.181 Operation of Transportation Project
§ 370.182 Audit
§ 370.183 Disadvantaged Businesses
§ 370.184 Procurement
§ 370.185 Competitive Bidding
§ 370.186 Contracts With Governmental Entities
§ 370.187 Project Approval
§ 370.188 Environmental Review of Authority Projects
§ 370.189 Department Maintenance and Operation
§ 370.190 Property of Certain Transportation Authorities
§ 370.191 Commercial Transportation Processing Systems
§ 370.1911 Commercial Transportation Processing Systems At Inspection Facilities At Interstate Borders
§ 370.192 Property of Rapid Transit Authorities
§ 370.193 Priority Boarding of Ferry

Terms Used In Texas Transportation Code Chapter 370 > Subchapter E

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Comptroller: means the state comptroller of public accounts. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department of Public Safety: means the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. See Texas Transportation Code 1.004
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Written: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Year: means 12 consecutive months. See Texas Government Code 311.005