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Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code - CIV PRAC & REM § 140A.001. Definitions

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(1) “Acquire” means an act to:

(A) possess property;

(B) prevent another person from using that person's property or dictate the terms of use of that property;

(C) bring about or receive the transfer of any interest in property, whether to oneself or to another person;  or

(D) secure performance of a service.

(1-a) “Attorney general” means the attorney general of Texas or any assistant attorney general acting under the direction of the attorney general of Texas.

(2) “Enterprise” means a legal entity, a group of individuals associated in fact, or a combination of entities and individuals.

(3) “Gain” means a benefit, an interest, or property, without reduction for expenses incurred in acquiring or maintaining the benefit, interest, or property or incurred for any other reason.

(4) “Proceeds” means an interest in property acquired or derived from, produced or realized through, or directly or indirectly caused by an act or omission, and the fruits of the interest, in any form.

(5) “Racketeering” means an act described by Section 140A.002.

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