In this chapter:
(1) “Criminal activity” means any offense, including any preparatory offense, that is:
(A) classified as a felony under the laws of this state or the United States; or
(B) punishable by confinement for more than one year under the laws of another state.
(2) “Funds” includes:
(A) coin or paper money of the United States or any other country that is designated as legal tender and that circulates and is customarily used and accepted as a medium of exchange in the country of issue;
(B) United States silver certificates, United States Treasury notes, and Federal Reserve System notes;
(C) an official foreign bank note that is customarily used and accepted as a medium of exchange in a foreign country and a foreign bank draft; and
(D) currency or its equivalent, including an electronic fund, a personal check, a bank check, a traveler’s check, a money order, a bearer negotiable instrument, a bearer investment security, a bearer security, a certificate of stock in a form that allows title to pass on delivery, a stored value card as defined by Section 604.001, Business & Commerce Code, or a digital currency.
(3) “Financial institution” has the meaning assigned by Section 32.01.
(4) “Proceeds” means funds acquired or derived directly or indirectly from, produced through, realized through, or used in the commission of:
(A) an act; or
(B) conduct that constitutes an offense under Section 151.7032, Tax Code.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 761, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1162 (H.B. 3376), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 68 (S.B. 934), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 928 (H.B. 1523), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1357 (S.B. 1451), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 957 (S.B. 207), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2019.