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How to Cite a Texas Statute in APA

Updated March 23, 2017

List the name of the body of law. When citing Texas state law, this information would appear as follows: Texas Gen. Laws

List the number of the chapter in which the statute appears, followed by a comma. For example: ch. 39,

List the number of the section in which the statute appears in the following format: ยง 2B.

List the name of the statute, followed by a period. For example: An Act to Designate Parking Spaces in Urban Areas.

List the number or year of the volume in which the statute appears. For example: 2001

List the page number on which the statute appears, followed by a period. For example: Texas Acts 127.

List the date on which the statute was passed in the following format: 9 December 2001.

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