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Texas Penal Code - PENAL § 37.01. Definitions

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In this chapter:

(1)??Court record? means a decree, judgment, order, subpoena, warrant, minutes, or other document issued by a court of:

(A)?this state;

(B)?another state;

(C)?the United States;

(D)?a foreign country recognized by an act of congress or a treaty or other international convention to which the United States is a party;

(E)?an Indian tribe recognized by the United States; ?or

(F)?any other jurisdiction, territory, or protectorate entitled to full faith and credit in this state under the United States Constitution.

(2)??Governmental record? means:

(A)?anything belonging to, received by, or kept by government for information, including a court record;

(B)?anything required by law to be kept by others for information of government;

(C)?a license, certificate, permit, seal, title, letter of patent, or similar document issued by government, by another state, or by the United States;

(D)?a standard proof of motor vehicle liability insurance form described by Section 601.081, Transportation Code, a certificate of an insurance company described by Section 601.083 of that code, a document purporting to be such a form or certificate that is not issued by an insurer authorized to write motor vehicle liability insurance in this state, an electronic submission in a form described by Section 502.046(i), Transportation Code, or an evidence of financial responsibility described by Section 601.053 of that code;

(E)?an official ballot or other election record; ?or

(F)?the written documentation a mobile food unit is required to obtain under Section 437.0074, Health and Safety Code.

(3)??Statement? means any representation of fact.

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