Tex. Gov't Code § 22.221

Current with legislation passed in the 2019 Regular Session
Section 22.221 - Writ Power
(a) Each court of appeals or a justice of a court of appeals may issue a writ of mandamus and all other writs necessary to enforce the jurisdiction of the court.
(b) Each court of appeals for a court of appeals district may issue all writs of mandamus, agreeable to the principles of law regulating those writs, against :
(1) a judge of a district, statutory county, statutory probate county, or county court in the court of appeals district;
(2) a judge of a district court who is acting as a magistrate at a court of inquiry under Chapter 52, Code of Criminal Procedure, in the court of appeals district; or
(3) an associate judge of a district or county court appointed by a judge under Chapter 201, Family Code, in the court of appeals district for the judge who appointed the associate judge.
(c) Repealed by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 148, Sec. 2.03, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
(d) Concurrently with the supreme court, the court of appeals of a court of appeals district in which a person is restrained in his liberty, or a justice of the court of appeals, may issue a writ of habeas corpus when it appears that the restraint of liberty is by virtue of an order, process, or commitment issued by a court or judge because of the violation of an order, judgment, or decree previously made, rendered, or entered by the court or judge in a civil case. Pending the hearing of an application for a writ of habeas corpus, the court of appeals or a justice of the court of appeals may admit to bail a person to whom the writ of habeas corpus may be granted.

Tex. Gov't. Code § 22.221

Amended by Acts 2017, Texas Acts of the 85th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 1013,Sec. 2, eff. 9/1/2017.
Amended by Acts 2017, Texas Acts of the 85th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 1013,Sec. 1, eff. 9/1/2017.
Amended by Acts 2017, Texas Acts of the 85th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 740,Sec. 1, eff. 9/1/2017.
Amended By Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 839, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended By Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. May 2, 1991
Amended By Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 148, Sec. 1.35, 2.03, eff. Sept. 1, 1987
Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 69, Sec. 1, eff. May 6, 1987
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 480, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.