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Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code - Section 12.001. Definitions

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§ 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. (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. Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 189, § 16, eff. May 21, 1997. Renumbered from V.T.C.A., Civil Practice & Remedies Code § 11.001 by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, § 19.01(3), eff. Sept. 1, 1999.

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