Texas Business and Commerce Code

Sec. § 508.001

In this chapter:


“Cardholder” means the person named on the face of a credit card or debit card to whom or for whose benefit the credit card or debit card is issued.


“Credit card” means a card or device issued under an agreement by which the issuer gives to a cardholder the right to obtain credit from the issuer or another person.


“Debit card” means a card, device, or other means of access to an individual’s account at a financial institution that the individual may use to initiate electronic fund transfers.


“Merchant” means a person in the business of selling goods or services.


“Mobile wallet” means a device that uses an encrypted digital token to authenticate a cardholder’s identity and account information.


“Photo identification” means a card or other document that:


is issued by a governmental entity to identify an individual; and


displays a photograph of the individual identified on the card or other document.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 749 (S.B. 1381), Sec. 1, eff. January 1, 2018.

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