Tex. Gov't Code Section 312.012
Grammar and Punctuation


A grammatical error does not vitiate a law. If the sentence or clause is meaningless because of the grammatical error, words and clauses may be transposed to give the law meaning.


Punctuation of a law does not control or affect legislative intent in enacting the law.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 479, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.

Source: Section 312.012 — Grammar and Punctuation, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­312.­htm#312.­012 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 312.012’s source at texas​.gov