Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 102.016. Costs For Breath Alcohol Testing Program
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Art. 102.016. COSTS FOR BREATH ALCOHOL TESTING PROGRAM. (a)
The custodians of municipal and county treasuries may deposit funds
collected under this article in interest-bearing accounts and
retain for the municipality or county interest earned on the funds.
The custodians shall keep records of funds received and disbursed
under this article and shall provide a yearly report of all funds
received and disbursed under this article to the comptroller, the
Department of Public Safety, and to each agency in the county served
by the court that participates in or maintains a certified breath
alcohol testing program. The comptroller shall approve the form of
(b) The custodian of a municipal or county treasury in a
county that maintains a certified breath alcohol testing program
but does not use the services of a certified technical supervisor
employed by the department may, to defray the costs of maintaining
and supporting a certified alcohol breath testing program, retain
$22.50 of each court cost collected under Article 102.075 on
conviction of an offense under Chapter 49, Penal Code, other than an
offense that is a Class C misdemeanor.
(c) The legislature may appropriate money deposited to the
credit of the breath alcohol testing account in the general revenue
fund under this subsection to the Department of Public Safety for
use by the department in the implementation, administration, and
maintenance of the statewide certified breath alcohol testing
(d) The Department of Public Safety shall maintain a list of
counties that do not use the services of a certified technical
supervisor employed by the department.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 5, Sec. 5.03(a), eff.
Sept. 1, 1991. Subsec. (a) amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch.
900, Sec. 3.03, eff. Sept. 1, 1994. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th
Leg., ch. 1100, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Last modified: August 11, 2007