Texas Education Code

Sec. § 37.143
Citation Prohibited; Custody of Child


A peace officer, law enforcement officer, or school resource officer may not issue a citation to a child who is alleged to have committed a school offense.


This subchapter does not prohibit a child from being taken into custody under Section 52.01 (Taking Into Custody; Issuance of Warning Notice), Family Code.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1407 (S.B. 393), Sec. 12, eff. September 1, 2013.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1132 (S.B. 108), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2015.

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