Tex. Health & Safety Code § 841.041

Current through the 87th Legislature (2021) Second Special Session
Section 841.041 - Petition Alleging Predator Status
(a) If a person is referred to the attorney representing the state under Section 841.023, the attorney may file a petition alleging that the person is a sexually violent predator and stating facts sufficient to support the allegation.
(b) A petition described by Subsection (a) must be:
(1) filed in a district court in the county of the person's most recent conviction for a sexually violent offense;
(2) filed not later than the 90th day after the date the person is referred to the attorney representing the state; and
(3) served on the person as soon as practicable after the date the petition is filed.
(c) To the extent feasible, in filing the petition in a district court described by Subsection (b)(1), the attorney representing the state shall give preference to filing the petition in the applicable court of conviction.

Tex. Health and Safety Code § 841.041

Amended by Acts 2021, Texas Acts of the 87th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. TBD,Sec. 2, eff. 9/1/2021.
Amended by Acts 2015, Texas Acts of the 84th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 845,Sec. 7, eff. 6/17/2015.
Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 347, Sec. 20, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.