Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 26.06. Elected Officials Not To Be Appointed
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Art. 26.06. [494B] ELECTED OFFICIALS NOT TO BE
APPOINTED. No court may appoint an elected county, district or
state official to represent a person accused of crime, unless the
official has notified the court of his availability for
appointment. If an official has notified the court of his
availability and is appointed as counsel, he may decline the
appointment if he determines that it is in the best interest of his
office to do so. Nothing in this Code shall modify any statutory
provision for legislative continuance.
Acts 1965, 59th Leg., p. 317, ch. 722, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1966.
Last modified: August 11, 2007