Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 43.15. Warrant Of Execution
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Art. 43.15.  WARRANT OF EXECUTION. Whenever any person
is sentenced to death, the clerk of the court in which the sentence
is pronounced, shall within ten days after the court enters its
order setting the date for execution, issue a warrant under the seal
of the court for the execution of the sentence of death, which shall
recite the fact of conviction, setting forth specifically the
offense, the judgment of the court, the time fixed for his
execution, and directed to the Director of the Department of
Corrections at Huntsville, Texas, commanding him to proceed, at the
time and place named in the order of execution, to carry the same
into execution, as provided in the preceding Article, and shall
deliver such warrant to the sheriff of the county in which such
judgment of conviction was had, to be by him delivered to the said
Director of the Department of Corrections, together with the
condemned person if he has not previously been so delivered.
Acts 1965, 59th Leg., vol. 2, p. 317, ch. 722.
Amended by Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 812, ch. 291, Sec. 121, eff.
Sept. 1, 1981.
Last modified: August 11, 2007