§ 370.251 Board of Directors
§ 370.2511 Board of Directors: Certain Authorities
§ 370.2515 Board Composition Proposal by Turnpike Authority
§ 370.252 Prohibited Conduct for Directors and Employees
§ 370.2521 Filing of Financial Statement by Director
§ 370.2522 Applicability of Conflicts of Interest Law to Directors
§ 370.2523 Applicability of Nepotism Laws
§ 370.253 Surety Bonds
§ 370.254 Removal of Director
§ 370.255 Compensation of Director
§ 370.256 Evidence of Authority Actions
§ 370.257 Public Access
§ 370.258 Indemnification
§ 370.259 Purchase of Liability Insurance
§ 370.260 Certain Contracts and Sales Prohibited
§ 370.261 Strategic Plans and Annual Reports
§ 370.262 Meetings by Telephone Conference Call

Terms Used In Texas Transportation Code Chapter 370 > Subchapter F

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Succeeding: means immediately following. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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