Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 11.052
Stay of Proceedings on Filing of Motion


(a)

On the filing of a motion under Section 11.051, the litigation is stayed and the moving defendant is not required to plead:

(1)

if the motion is denied, before the 10th day after the date it is denied; or

(2)

if the motion is granted, before the 10th day after the date the moving defendant receives written notice that the plaintiff has furnished the required security.

(b)

On the filing of a motion under Section 11.051 on or after the date the trial starts, the litigation is stayed for a period the court determines.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 806, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
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