Texas Government Code

Sec. § 54.745
Pretrial Diversion


(a)

As a condition for a defendant to enter any pretrial diversion program, including a behavioral modification program, a health care program, a specialty court program, or the functional equivalent that may be operated in El Paso County by El Paso County, Emergence Health Network, the City of El Paso, the West Texas Regional Adult Probation Department, a community partner approved by the council of judges, or a county or district attorney of El Paso County, a defendant must file in the court in which the charges are pending a sworn waiver of speedy trial motion requesting the court to approve without a hearing defendant’s waiver of his speedy trial rights under the constitution and other law. If the court approves the waiver, the defendant is eligible for consideration for acceptance into a pretrial diversion program or equivalent program.

(b)

Repealed by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., Ch. 1352 (S.B. 346), Sec. 4.40(9), eff. January 1, 2020.

(c)

Repealed by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., Ch. 1352 (S.B. 346), Sec. 4.40(9), eff. January 1, 2020.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 2, Sec. 8.32(a), eff. Aug. 28, 1989.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1182 (S.B. 1139), Sec. 6.01(k), eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1352 (S.B. 346), Sec. 4.40(9), eff. January 1, 2020.
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