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Texas Business & Commerce Code - Chapter 17 Deceptive Trade Practices

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  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.56 - Venue
    Text of section as amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 138, § 7. Except as provided by Article 5.06-1(8), Insurance Code, an action ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.56 - Venue
    Text of section as amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 414, § 9. An action brought under this subchapter may be brought: (1) ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.565 - Limitation
    All actions brought under this subchapter must be commenced within two years after the date on which the false, misleading, or deceptive act or practice ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.57 - Subpoenas
    The clerk of a district court at the request of any party to a suit pending in his court which is brought under this subchapter ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.58 - Voluntary Compliance
    (a) In the administration of this subchapter the consumer protection division may accept assurance of voluntary compliance with respect to any act or practice which ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.59 - Post Judgment Relief
    (a) If a money judgment entered under this subchapter is unsatisfied 30 days after it becomes final and if the prevailing party has made a ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.60 - Reports And Examinations
    Whenever the consumer protection division has reason to believe that a person is engaging in, has engaged in, or is about to engage in any ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.61 - Civil Investigative Demand
    (a) Whenever the consumer protection division believes that any person may be in possession, custody, or control of the original copy of any documentary material ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.62 - Penalties
    (a) Any person who, with intent to avoid, evade, or prevent compliance, in whole or in part, with Section 17.60 or 17.61 of this subchapter, ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.63 - Application
    The provisions of this subchapter apply only to acts or practices occurring after the effective date of this subchapter, except a right of action or ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.81 - Definition
    In this chapter "going out of business sale" means an offer to sell to the public, or the sale to the public of, goods, wares, ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.82 - Prohibited Conduct
    (a) A person may not conduct a sale advertised with the phrase "going out of business," "closing out," "shutting doors forever," or "bankruptcy sale"; the ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.83 - Original Inventory
    (a) To conduct a going out of business sale, a person must file an original inventory with the chief appraiser of the appraisal district in ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.835 - Notice Of Filing Of Original Inventory
    Not later than the fifth business day after the date on which a person files an original inventory under Section 17.83, the chief appraiser shall ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.84 - Permit
    (a) After receiving an original inventory, the chief appraiser shall issue to the applicant a permit for a going out of business sale. The permit ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.85 - Deadline For Orders
    A person may not sell an item at a going out of business sale if the person ordered the item after the beginning date of ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.86 - Sale Inventory
    Before the end of each 30-day period during the going out of business sale the permit holder shall file with the chief appraiser a sale ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.87 - Final Inventory
    Within 30 days after the day that the going out of business sale ends, the permit holder shall file with the chief appraiser a final ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.88 - Disposition Of Sale Items
    After a permit expires, the permit holder may not sell at retail an item offered at the sale covered by the permit. Added by Acts ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.89 - Later Sales
    A person may not conduct a going out of business sale beginning within two years after the ending date of the most recent going out ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.90 - Form Of Inventory
    An inventory filed under this subchapter must be in the form of a sworn affidavit. Added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 172, § 1, ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.91 - Exceptions
    This subchapter does not apply to: (1) a sale conducted by a public officer as part of the officer's official duties; (2) a sale for ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.92 - Penalty
    (a) A person commits an offense if the person: (1) conducts a sale in violation of Section 17.82 of this code; (2) conducts a going ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.93 - Injunction
    The attorney general may bring an action to enjoin a violation of this subchapter. Added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 172, § 1, eff. ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.821 - Definitions
    In this chapter: (1) "Kosher food" means food prepared and served in conformity with orthodox Jewish religious requirements. (2) "Label" means a display of written, ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.822 - Meat Labeling
    (a) If a person sells both kosher meat and nonkosher meat in the same retail store, the person shall clearly label each portion of kosher ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.823 - Sale Of Nonkosher Food
    A person commits an offense if the person knowingly or intentionally sells at a restaurant or a retail store a food product that is represented ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.824 - Exception
    It is an exception to the application of Subsection (b) of Section 17.822 or Section 17.823 of this code that a person describes or labels ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.825 - Civil Remedy
    A consumer aggrieved by a violation of this chapter may maintain a cause of action for damages in accordance with Section 17.50 of this code. ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.826 - Penalty
    An offense under this chapter is punishable by the fine imposed for an offense under Subsection (d) of Section 17.12 of this code. Added by ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.851 - Definitions
    In this subchapter: (1) "American Indian" or "Indian" means an individual who is an enrolled member of a federally or state recognized American Indian tribe, ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.852 - Inquiry As To Producer
    (a) Each person selling or offering for sale authentic or nonauthentic Indian arts and crafts shall request the suppliers of those arts and crafts to ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.853 - Unlawful Acts
    A person may not: (1) sell or offer for sale a product represented to be authentic Indian arts and crafts unless the product is in ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.854 - Penalty
    A person who violates this subchapter commits an offense. An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor. Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.881 - Definitions
    In this subchapter: (1) "Halal," as applied to food, means food prepared and served in conformity with Islamic religious requirements according to a recognized Islamic ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.882 - Meat Labeling
    (a) If a person sells both halal meat and nonhalal meat in the same retail store, the person shall clearly label each portion of halal ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.883 - Sale Of Nonhalal Food
    A person commits an offense if the person knowingly or intentionally sells at a restaurant or a retail store a food product that is represented ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.884 - Civil Remedy
    A consumer aggrieved by a violation of this subchapter may maintain a cause of action for damages in accordance with Section 17.50. Added by Acts ...
  • Texas Business & Commerce Code Section 17.885 - Criminal Penalty
    An offense under this subchapter is punishable by the fine imposed for an offense under Section 17.12(d). Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1013, ...
  • Last modified: August 11, 2007