Texas Occupations Code - OCC § 1704.001. Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) “Bail bond” means a cash deposit, or similar deposit or written undertaking, or a bond or other security, given to guarantee the appearance of a defendant in a criminal case.

(2) “Bail bond surety” means a person who:

(A) executes a bail bond as a surety or cosurety for another person;  or

(B) for compensation deposits cash to ensure the appearance in court of a person accused of a crime.

(3) “Board” means a county bail bond board.

(4) “Bonding business” or “bail bond business” means the solicitation, negotiation, or execution of a bail bond by a bail bond surety.

(4-a) “Final judgment” means a judgment that disposes of all issues and parties in a case.

(5) “Person” means an individual or corporation.

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