Occ. Code Section 51.001
(1)“Advisory board” means a board, committee, council, or other entity with multiple members that has as its primary function advising the commission or department.
(1-a)“Commission” means the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation.
(2)“Department” means the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
(3)“License” means a license, certificate, registration, title, or permit issued by the department.
(4)“License holder” means a person who holds a license issued by the department.
(5)“Respondent” means a person, regardless of whether the person is a license holder, who is charged with violating a law establishing a regulatory program administered by the department or a rule adopted or order issued by the commission or executive director.
(6)“Sanction” means an action by the executive director against a license holder or another person, including the denial, suspension, or revocation of a license, the reprimand of a license holder, or the placement of a license holder on probation.
Section 51.001 — Definitions,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.51.htm#51.001 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).