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Issue Date: 1997-09-01
Revised Date: 2019-12-16

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Other Revenue

Origin Date

September 1, 1997 by S.B. 1417, 75th Leg., R.S.

Description

(1) Clerk of each district, statutory county, county court at law, justice and municipal court shall collect $25 fee from person convicted of felony or misdemeanor, ordered to pay a fine, court costs, or restitution and seeks to pay over a period of time rather than immediately. Fifty percent of the fees are remitted to the Comptroller and the remaining 50% deposited to general fund of the county or municipality. 100% is due to the Comptroller if the Office of Court Administration determines the municipality or county is not in compliance during an audit under Local Government Code, sec. 133.059.

(2) If a court requires the defendant to make restitution in specified installment payments the court may require a one-time fee of $12 (art. 42.037(g)(1)).

Due Date

Monthly

Collecting Agencies

Note

(1) Amended by S.B. 1180, 78th Leg., R.S. Recodified from Government Code 51.921 to Local Government Code 133.103 by H.B. 2424, 78th Leg., R.S.

(1) Amended by S.B. 1863, 79th Leg., R.S.

(1) Amended by H.B. 2949, 82nd Leg., R.S.

(2) Added by H.B. 1751, 79th Leg., R.S.

Effective 01/01/2020, S.B. 346, 86th Leg., R.S. repealed 50% state share remitted to General Revenue. Court costs collected under these statutes retained locally.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 20
USAS Title TIME PAYMENT PLAN - COURT COSTS/FEES
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