Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

Art. Art. 17.46
Conditions for a Defendant Charged With Stalking


A magistrate may require as a condition of release on bond that a defendant charged with an offense under Section 42.072 (Stalking), Penal Code, may not:


communicate directly or indirectly with the victim; or


go to or near the residence, place of employment, or business of the victim or to or near a school, day-care facility, or similar facility where a dependent child of the victim is in attendance.


If the magistrate requires the prohibition contained in Subsection (a)(2) of this article as a condition of release on bond, the magistrate shall specifically describe the prohibited locations and the minimum distances, if any, that the defendant must maintain from the locations.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 10, Sec. 2, eff. March 19, 1993. Subsec. (a) amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 657, Sec. 3, eff. June 14, 1995; amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1, Sec. 5, eff. Jan. 28, 1997.

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