Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code - CIV PRAC & REM § 23.002. Recess
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(a) If a juror in a civil action is required to appear at a court proceeding on a religious holy day observed by the juror, the court or the court's designee 1 shall recess the civil action until the next day the court is in session after the conclusion of the holy day.
(b) A juror seeking a recess must file with the court before the final selection of the jury an affidavit stating:
(1) the grounds for the recess; and
(2) that the juror holds religious beliefs that prohibit him from taking part in a court proceeding on the day for which the recess is sought.
(c) An affidavit filed under Subsection (b) is proof of the facts stated and need not be corroborated.
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