Tex. Code of Crim. Proc. Article 49.20
Requisites of Warrant

A warrant of arrest issued under Article 49.19 (Warrant of Arrest) of this code is sufficient if it:


is issued in the name of “The State of Texas”;


specifies the name of the person whose arrest is ordered or, if the person’s name is unknown, reasonably describes the person;


recites in plain language the offense with which the person is charged; and


is signed and dated by a justice of the peace.
Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 529, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

Source: Article 49.20 — Requisites of Warrant, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/CR/htm/CR.­49.­htm#49.­20 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

Art. 49.20’s source at texas​.gov