Texas Code Of Criminal Procedure § 42a.152 Issuance Of Warrant By Court Having Geographical Jurisdiction

Art. 42A.152. ISSUANCE OF WARRANT BY COURT HAVING GEOGRAPHICAL JURISDICTION. (a) A judge of a court having geographical jurisdiction where a defendant resides or where the defendant violates a condition of community supervision may issue a warrant for the defendant's arrest.

(b) Notwithstanding Subsection (a), the determination of the action to be taken after the defendant's arrest may be made only by the judge of the court having jurisdiction of the case at the time the action is taken.

Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 770 (H.B. 2299), Sec. 1.01, eff. January 1, 2017.

Text of article effective on January 01, 2017

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