Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 11.103
Duties of Clerk


(a)

Except as provided by Subsection (d), a clerk of a court may not file a litigation, original proceeding, appeal, or other claim presented, pro se, by a vexatious litigant subject to a prefiling order under Section 11.101 (Prefiling Order; Contempt) unless the litigant obtains an order from the appropriate local administrative judge described by Section 11.102 (Permission by Local Administrative Judge)(a) permitting the filing.

(b)

Repealed by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1224, Sec. 10, eff. September 1, 2013.

(c)

If the appropriate local administrative judge described by Section 11.102 (Permission by Local Administrative Judge)(a) issues an order permitting the filing of the litigation, the litigation remains stayed and the defendant need not plead until the 10th day after the date the defendant is served with a copy of the order.

(d)

A clerk of a court of appeals may file an appeal from a prefiling order entered under Section 11.101 (Prefiling Order; Contempt) designating a person a vexatious litigant or a timely filed writ of mandamus under Section 11.102 (Permission by Local Administrative Judge).
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 806, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 3 (H.B. 79), Sec. 9.04, eff. January 1, 2012.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1224 (S.B. 1630), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1224 (S.B. 1630), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1224 (S.B. 1630), Sec. 10, eff. September 1, 2013.
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