CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE - Title 4 - CHAPTER 83. USE OF FORCE OR DEADLY FORCE

Link to law: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/CP/htm/CP.83.HTM
Published: 2015-07-01

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CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE

TITLE 4. LIABILITY IN TORT

CHAPTER 83. USE OF FORCE OR DEADLY FORCE



Sec. 83.001. CIVIL IMMUNITY. A defendant who uses force or deadly force that is justified under Chapter 9, Penal Code, is immune from civil liability for personal injury or death that results from the defendant's use of force or deadly force, as applicable.

Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 235, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

Amended by:

Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 378), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2007.