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Issue Date: 1995-09-01
Revised Date: 2019-12-17

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Other Revenue

Origin Date

September 1, 1995 by S.B. 1504, 74th Leg., R.S.

Description

A person who fails to appear for a complaint or citation for an offense under § 706.002(a), Transportation Code, shall be required to pay an administrative fee of $30 for each complaint or citation reported under this chapter, unless acquitted. A person who fails to pay or satisfy a judgment ordering payment of a fine, shall pay an administrative fee of $30. The custodian of the municipal or county treasury may deposit fees collected under this article in an interest-bearing account. The custodian shall remit $20 of each fee collected to the Comptroller and retain $10 of each fee for deposit to the credit of the municipal or county general fund. Of each $20 received by the Comptroller, the Comptroller shall deposit $10 to the credit of the Department of Public Safety for implementation of denial or renewal of license for failure to appear.

Due Date

The last day of the month following each calendar quarter.

Note

Amended by S.B. 1371, 77th Leg., R.S.

Amended by H.B. 2424 and S.B. 1180, 78th Leg., R.S.

Amended by H.B. 3167, 80th Leg., R.S. by changing legal cite from TEX. GOV'T. CODE ANN. § 103.021 (36)(37).

State portion of fee abolished effective 01/01/2020 by S.B. 346, 86th Leg., R.S. Fees retained locally. State revenue for this program replaced with court costs under revenue object 3704 - GR Account 5186.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 20
USAS Title POLITICAL SUBDIV ADM FEE-FAIL TO APPEAR
Receipt Category 14 – Other
Receipt Type 25 – Violations, Fines and Penalties
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A
Rev/Exp Category 01 – LICENSES, FEES, FINES, AND PENALTIES