Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 31||NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION|
|PART 1||GENERAL LAND OFFICE|
|CHAPTER 17||HEARING PROCEDURES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES AND REMOVAL OF UNAUTHORIZED OR DANGEROUS STRUCTURES ON STATE LAND|
|RULE §17.32||Admissibility of Prepared Testimony and Exhibits|
Where a proceeding will be expedited and the interests of the parties will not be substantially prejudiced, evidence may be received in written form. The prepared testimony of a witness upon direct examination, either in narrative or question-and-answer form, may be incorporated into the record as if read or received as an exhibit. A witness upon direct examination shall be sworn and shall identify the prepared testimony as a true and accurate reflection of what the testimony would be if given orally. The witness shall be subject to cross-examination and the prepared testimony shall be subject to a motion to strike either in whole or in part.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §17.32 adopted to be effective April 22, 1992, 17 TexReg 2472.|