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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
CHAPTER 29PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
RULE §29.17Consolidation and Severance

(a) The department may consolidate two or more contested cases if the cases involve common questions of law and fact, and separate hearings would result in unwarranted expense or delay or substantial injustice.

(b) A motion for severance of one or more proceedings shall be in writing, signed by the movant or the movant's attorney or representative, and filed with the judge prior to the date set for hearing. A severance shall not be granted without the affirmative consent of the parties unless the judge finds that a consolidation of two or more proceedings would result in unwarranted expense or delay or substantial injustice to the movant.


Source Note: The provisions of this §29.17 adopted to be effective May 10, 2000, 25 TexReg 4191

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