2009 Texas Code
CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE
TITLE 4. LIABILITY IN TORT
CHAPTER 83. USE OF DEADLY FORCE IN DEFENSE OF PERSON  

CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE

TITLE 4. LIABILITY IN TORT

CHAPTER 83. USE OF DEADLY FORCE IN DEFENSE OF PERSON

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, Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2007.

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