Current through the 87th Legislature Third Called Session.
Section 57.001 - Definitions
In this chapter:(1) "Close relative of a deceased victim" means a person who was the spouse of a deceased victim at the time of the victim's death or who is a parent or adult brother, sister, or child of the deceased victim.(2) "Guardian of a victim" means a person who is the legal guardian of the victim, whether or not the legal relationship between the guardian and victim exists because of the age of the victim or the physical or mental incompetency of the victim.(3) "Victim" means a person who as the result of the delinquent conduct of a child suffers a pecuniary loss or personal injury or harm.Amended By Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 368, Sec. 1, eff. 9/1/1997.Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 262, Sec. 49, eff. 1/1/1996Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 633, Sec. 1, eff. 6/14/1989.