Texas Government Code

Sec. § 508.252
Grounds for Issuance of Warrant or Summons

A warrant or summons may be issued under Section 508.251 (Issuance of Warrant or Summons) if:


there is reason to believe that the person has been released although not eligible for release;


the person has been arrested for an offense;


there is a document that is self-authenticating as provided by Rule 902, Texas Rules of Evidence, stating that the person violated a rule or condition of release; or


there is reliable evidence that the person has exhibited behavior during the person’s release that indicates to a reasonable person that the person poses a danger to society that warrants the person’s immediate return to custody.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 12.01, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 10.30, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 264, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

Last accessed
Jun. 7, 2021