Texas Code Of Criminal Procedure § 42a.653 Additional Monthly Fee For Certain Sex Offenders

Art. 42A.653. ADDITIONAL MONTHLY FEE FOR CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS. (a) A judge who grants community supervision to a defendant convicted of an offense under Section 21.08, 21.11, 22.011, 22.021, 25.02, 43.25, or 43.26, Penal Code, shall require as a condition of community supervision that the defendant pay to the defendant's supervision officer a community supervision fee of $5 each month during the period of community supervision.

(b) A fee imposed under this article is in addition to court costs or any other fee imposed on the defendant.

(c) A community supervision and corrections department shall deposit a fee collected under this article to be sent to the comptroller as provided by Subchapter B, Chapter 133, Local Government Code. The comptroller shall deposit the fee in the sexual assault program fund under Section 420.008, Government Code.

(d) If a community supervision and corrections department does not collect a fee imposed under this article, the department is not required to file any report required by the comptroller that relates to the collection of the fee.

Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 770 (H.B. 2299), Sec. 1.01, eff. January 1, 2017.

Text of article effective on January 01, 2017

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