Texas Department of Public Safety v. Shaikh
In this suit involving the attempted revocation of a concealed handgun license, the Texas Department of Public Safety argues that failure to meet the timelines of Texas Government Code §411.180(b) does not divest the justice court or the county court at law of subject matter jurisdiction to hear the revocation petition. The county court at law erroneously determined that the 60-day timing provision of §411.180(b) was mandatory and jurisdictional and that, because the justice court did not hold a hearing on the Department's revocation petition within 60 days of the licensee's request for a hearing, it lacked subject matter jurisdiction over the case. The county court at law's judgment is reversed and remanded. Houston's 1st Court of Appeals, No. 01-11-00441-CV, 01-31-2013.