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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Chapter 84. Hearing

back to top84.002. Extended Time for Hearing in District Court In Certain Counties

(a) On the request of the prosecuting attorney in a county with a population of more than two million or in a county in a judicial district that is composed of more than one county, the district court shall set the hearing on a date and time not later than 20 days after the date the application is filed or 20 days after the date a request is made to reschedule a hearing under Section 84.003.


(b) The district court shall grant the request of the prosecuting attorney for an extended time in which to hold a hearing on a protective order either on a case-by-case basis or for all cases filed under this subtitle.

Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 34, § 1, eff. May 5, 1997. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1193, § 12, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., ch. 1163 (H.B. 2702), § 17, eff. Sept. 1, 2011.