Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 102.0174. Court Costs; Juvenile Case Manager Fund
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Article: 102.013 102.014 102.016 102.017 102.0171 102.0172 102.0173 102.0174 102.018 102.0185 102.0186 102.020 102.056 102.071 102.072
Art. 102.0174. COURT COSTS; JUVENILE CASE MANAGER
FUND. (a) In this article, "fund" means a juvenile case manager
(b) The governing body of a municipality by ordinance may
create a juvenile case manager fund and may require a defendant
convicted of a fine-only misdemeanor offense in a municipal court
to pay a juvenile case manager fee not to exceed $5 as a cost of
(c) The commissioners court of a county by order may create
a juvenile case manager fund and may require a defendant convicted
of a fine-only misdemeanor offense in a justice court, county
court, or county court at law to pay a juvenile case manager fee not
to exceed $5 as a cost of court.
(d) The ordinance or order must authorize the judge or
justice to waive the fee required by Subsection (b) or (c) in a case
of financial hardship.
(e) In this article, a defendant is considered convicted if:
(1) a sentence is imposed on the defendant;
(2) the defendant receives deferred disposition, including
deferred proceedings under Article 45.052 or 45.053; or
(3) the defendant receives deferred adjudication in county
(f) The clerks of the respective courts shall collect the
costs and pay them to the county or municipal treasurer, as
applicable, or to any other official who discharges the duties
commonly delegated to the county or municipal treasurer for deposit
in the fund.
(g) A fund created under this section may be used only to
finance the salary and benefits of a juvenile case manager employed
under Article 45.056.
(h) A fund must be administered by or under the direction of
the commissioners court or under the direction of the governing
body of the municipality.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 949, Sec. 35, eff. Sept. 1, 2005.
Last modified: August 11, 2007