Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 100.001
Affirmative Defense

It is an affirmative defense to a civil action for damages for personal injury or death brought against a person performing duties under Article 2.122(f), Code of Criminal Procedure, the person’s employer, or the owner of a commercial nuclear power plant where the person was working, that at the time the cause of action arose the person was justified in using force under Chapter 9, Penal Code.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1237, Sec. 4, eff. June 20, 2003.
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