Texas Government Code

Sec. § 71.001
Definitions


In this chapter:

(1)

“Chair” means the chair of the council.

(2)

“Council” means the Texas Judicial Council.

(3)

“Defendant” means a person accused of a crime or juvenile offense, as those terms are defined by Section 79.001 (Definitions).

(4)

“Public defender’s office” has the meaning assigned by Article 26.044 (Public Defender’s Office)(a), Code of Criminal Procedure.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 480, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1408, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 906, Sec. 12, eff. Jan. 1, 2002.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 855 (H.B. 1265), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 984 (H.B. 1754), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2011.
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