Texas Health and Safety Code
Sec. § 574.110
Expiration of Order


(a)

Except as provided by Subsection (b), an order issued under Section 574.106 (Hearing and Order Authorizing Psychoactive Medication) expires on the expiration or termination date of the order for temporary or extended mental health services in effect when the order for psychoactive medication is issued.

(b)

An order issued under Section 574.106 (Hearing and Order Authorizing Psychoactive Medication) for a patient who is returned to a correctional facility, as defined by Section 1.07 (Definitions), Penal Code, to await trial in a criminal proceeding continues to be in effect until the earlier of the following dates, as applicable:

(1)

the 180th day after the date the defendant was returned to the correctional facility;

(2)

the date the defendant is acquitted, is convicted, or enters a plea of guilty; or

(3)

the date on which charges in the case are dismissed.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 903, Sec. 1.08, eff. Aug. 30, 1993. Renumbered from Health & Safety Code Sec. 574.109 and amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 770, Sec. 13, eff. June 16, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 717 (S.B. 465), Sec. 6, eff. June 17, 2005.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 718 (H.B. 748), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2011.
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