Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 12.001
Definitions


In this chapter:

(1)

"Court record" has the meaning assigned by Section 37.01, Penal Code.

(2)

"Exemplary damages" has the meaning assigned by Section 41.001.

(2-a)

"Filing office" has the meaning assigned by Section 9.102, Business & Commerce Code.

(2-b)

"Financing statement" has the meaning assigned by Section 9.102, Business & Commerce Code.

(2-c)

"Inmate" means a person housed in a secure correctional facility.

(3)

"Lien" means a claim in property for the payment of a debt and includes a security interest.

(4)

"Public servant" has the meaning assigned by Section 1.07, Penal Code, and includes officers and employees of the United States.

(5)

"Secure correctional facility" has the meaning assigned by Section 1.07, Penal Code.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 189, Sec. 16, eff. May 21, 1997. Renumbered from Civil Practice & Remedies Code Sec. 11.001 by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 19.01(3), eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 895 (H.B. 2566), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.
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