Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

Art. Art. 42A.151
Transfer of Jurisdiction


After a defendant has been placed on community supervision, jurisdiction of the case may be transferred to a court of the same rank in this state that:


has geographical jurisdiction where the defendant:


resides; or


violates a condition of community supervision; and


consents to the transfer.


On transfer, the clerk of the court of original jurisdiction shall forward to the court accepting jurisdiction a transcript of any portion of the record as the transferring judge shall direct. The court accepting jurisdiction subsequently shall proceed as if the defendant’s trial and conviction had occurred in that court.
Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 770 (H.B. 2299), Sec. 1.01, eff. January 1, 2017.

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