Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

Art. Art. 2.024
Tracking Use of Certain Testimony


In this article:


“Attorney representing the state” means a district attorney, a criminal district attorney, or a county attorney with criminal jurisdiction.


“Correctional facility” has the meaning assigned by Section 1.07 (Definitions), Penal Code.


An attorney representing the state shall track:


the use of testimony of a person to whom a defendant made a statement against the defendant’s interest while the person was imprisoned or confined in the same correctional facility as the defendant, if known by the attorney representing the state, regardless of whether the testimony is presented at trial; and


any benefits offered or provided to a person in exchange for testimony described by Subdivision (1).
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 686 (H.B. 34), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2017.
Redesignated by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 467 (H.B. 4170), Sec. 21.001(1), eff. September 1, 2019.

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