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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 102.0171 Fines: Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Funds

(a) A defendant convicted of an offense under Section 28.08, Penal Code, in a county court, county court at law, or district court shall pay a fine of $50 for juvenile delinquency

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prevention and graffiti eradication.

(c) The clerks of the respective courts shall collect the fines and pay the fines to the county treasurer or to any other official who discharges the duties commonly delegated to the county treasurer for deposit in a fund to be known as the county juvenile delinquency prevention fund. A fund designated by this subsection may be used only to:

(1) repair damage caused by the commission of offenses under Section 28.08, Penal Code;

(2) provide educational and intervention programs and materials, including printed educational materials for distribution to primary and secondary school students, designed to prevent individuals from committing offenses under Section 28.08, Penal Code;

(3) provide to the public rewards for identifying and aiding in the apprehension and prosecution of offenders who commit offenses under Section 28.08, Penal Code;

(4) provide funding for teen recognition and teen recreation programs;

(5) provide funding for local teen court programs;

(6) provide funding for the local juvenile probation department; and

(7) provide educational and intervention programs designed to prevent juveniles from engaging in delinquent conduct.

(d) The county juvenile delinquency prevention fund shall be administered by or under the direction of the commissioners court.

County N/A Misdemeanor
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Texas Tex. Loc. Gov't Code Sec. 414.001; Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 37.073 Definitions; Repayment of Rewards; Fines

Tex. Loc. Gov't Code Sec. 414.001(2) “Crime stoppers organization” means: (A)  a private, nonprofit organization that is operated on a local or statewide level, that accepts donations and expends funds for rewards

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to persons who submit tips under Section 414.0015(a), and that forwards the information received from tips to the appropriate law enforcement agency, school district, or open-enrollment charter school as provided by Section 414.0015(b); or (B)  a public organization that is operated on a local or statewide level, that pays rewards to persons who submit tips under Section 414.0015(a), and that forwards the information received from tips to the appropriate law enforcement agency, school district, or open-enrollment charter school as provided by Section 414.0015(b).

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 37.073(a) After a defendant has been convicted of a felony offense, the judge may order a defendant to pay a fine repaying all or part of a reward paid by a crime stoppers organization.

Private actors

Public agencies, which also may act as "crime stoppers" organizations

Felony
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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc.. Art. 102.017(a)-(b) Courthouse Security Fund; Municipal Court Building Security Fund; Justice Court Building Security Fund

(a) The courthouse security fund is a fund in the county treasury, and the municipal court building security fund is a fund in the municipal treasury. The funds consist of money

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allocated to the funds under Sections 134.101, 134.102, and 134.103, Local Government Code.

(b) Money deposited in a courthouse security fund may be used only for security personnel, services, and items related to buildings that house the operations of district, county, or justice courts, and money deposited in a municipal court building security fund may be used only for security personnel, services, and items related to buildings that house the operations of municipal courts. For purposes of this subsection, operations of a district, county, or justice court include the activities of associate judges, masters, magistrates, referees, hearing officers, criminal law magistrate court judges, and masters in chancery . . . 

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Municipal courts

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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 102.0186(a),(c) ine for Certain Child Sexual Assault and Related Convictions

(a) A person convicted of an offense under Section 21.02, 21.11, 22.011(a)(2), 22.021(a)(1)(B), 43.25, 43.251, or 43.26, Penal Code, shall pay a fine of $100 on conviction of the offense.

(c) The clerks

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of the respective courts shall collect the fines and pay the fines to the county treasurer or to any other official who discharges the duties commonly delegated to the county treasurer for deposit in a fund to be known as the county child abuse prevention fund. A fund designated by this subsection may be used only to fund child abuse prevention programs in the county where the court is located.

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child abuse prevention programs

Felony
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Texas Tex. Transp. Code Sec. 542.403(a)-(b) Fines

(a) In addition to other costs, the court shall order a person convicted of a misdemeanor under this subtitle to pay a fine of $3.

(b) The officer who collects a fine under

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this section shall:

(1) deposit in the municipal treasury a fine collected in a municipal court case; and

(2) deposit in the county treasury a fine collected in a justice court case or in a county court case, including a case appealed from a justice or municipal court.

Municipality/municipal agency

County

Misdemeanor
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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 102.014(f)-(h) Fines for Child Safety Fund in Municipalities

(f) In a municipality with a population greater than 850,000 according to the most recent federal decennial census, the officer collecting a fine in a municipal court case shall deposit money

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collected under this article in the municipal child safety trust fund established as required by Chapter 106, Local Government Code.

(g) In a municipality with a population less than 850,000 according to the most recent federal decennial census, the money collected under this article in a municipal court case must be used for a school crossing guard program if the municipality operates one. If the municipality does not operate a school crossing guard program or if the money received from fines from municipal court cases exceeds the amount necessary to fund the school crossing guard program, the municipality may: (1) deposit the additional money in an interest-bearing account; (2) expend the additional money for programs designed to enhance child safety, health, or nutrition, including child abuse prevention and intervention and drug and alcohol abuse prevention; or (3) expend the additional money for programs designed to enhance public safety and security.

(h) Money collected under this article in a justice, county, or district court shall be used to fund school crossing guard programs in the county where they are collected. If the county does not operate a school crossing guard program, the county may: (1) remit fine revenues to school districts in its jurisdiction for the purpose of providing school crossing guard services; (2) fund programs the county is authorized by law to provide which are designed to enhance child safety, health, or nutrition, including child abuse prevention and intervention and drug and alcohol abuse prevention; (3) provide funding to the sheriff’s department for school-related activities; (4) provide funding to the county juvenile probation department; or (5) deposit the money in the general fund of the county.

Municipality/municipal agency

Local law enforcement; school districts; children; county programs; county general fund.

Misdemeanor
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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 42A.653(c) Additional Monthly Fine for Certain Sex Offenders

(c) A community supervision and corrections department shall deposit a fine collected under this article to be sent to the comptroller as provided by Subchapter B, Chapter 133, Local Government Code.

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The comptroller shall deposit the fine in the sexual assault program fund under Section 420.008, Government Code.

State/statewide agency

Sexual Assault fund

Felony
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Texas Tex. Loc. Gov't Code Sec. 133.102 Consolidated Fees on Conviction

(e) The comptroller shall allocate the court costs received under this section to the following accounts and funds so that each receives to the extent practicable, utilizing historical data as applicable,

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the same amount of money the account or fund would have received if the court costs for the accounts and funds had been collected and reported separately, except that the account or fund may not receive less than the following percentages:

(1) crime stoppers assistance account 0.2427 percent;

(2) breath alcohol testing account 0.3900 percent;

(3) Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute account 1.4741 percent;

(4) Texas Commission on Law Enforcement account 3.4418 percent;

(5) law enforcement and custodial officer supplement retirement trust fund 7.2674 percent;

(6) criminal justice planning account 8.5748 percent;

(7) an account in the state treasury to be used only for the establishment and operation of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Juvenile Crime and Delinquency at Prairie View A&M University 0.8540 percent;

(8) compensation to victims of crime account 24.6704 percent;

(9) emergency radio infrastructure account 3.6913 percent;

(10) judicial and court personnel training account3.3224 percent;

(11) an account in the state treasury to be used for the establishment and operation of the Correctional Management Institute of Texas and Criminal Justice Center Account 0.8522 percent;

(12) fair defense account 17.8857 percent;

(13) judicial fund 12.2667 percent;

(14) DNA testing account 0.1394 percent;

(15) specialty court account 1.0377 percent;

(16) statewide electronic filing system account 0.5485 percent;

(17) jury service fund 6.4090 percent;

(18) truancy prevention and diversion account 2.5956 percent; and

(19) transportation administrative fee account 4.3363 percent.

(f) Of each dollar credited to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement account under Subsection (e)(4):

(1) 33.3 cents may be used only to pay administrative expenses; and

(2) the remainder may be used only to pay expenses related to continuing education for persons licensed under Chapter 1701, Occupations Code.

State/statewide agency

Law enforcement; state courts; crime stoppers (private actors); supervision agency; victims fund.

Felony, Misdemeanor
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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 102.015 Court Costs: Truancy Prevention and Diversion Fund

(d) Court costs under this article are collected in the same manner as other fines or costs. An officer collecting the costs shall keep separate records of the funds collected as

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costs under this article and shall deposit the funds in the county treasury or municipal treasury, as applicable.

(g) The comptroller shall deposit the funds received under this article to the credit of a dedicated account in the general revenue fund to be known as the truancy prevention and diversion fund. The legislature may appropriate money from the account only to the criminal justice division of the governor’s office for distribution to local governmental entities for truancy prevention and intervention services.

General Fund

County/municipality.

Misdemeanor
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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 42A.455 Payment to Children’s Advocacy Center

A judge who grants community supervision to a defendant charged with or convicted of an offense under Section 21.11 or 22.011(a)(2) [child sex crimes], Penal Code, may require the defendant

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to make one payment in an amount not to exceed $50 to a children's advocacy center established under Subchapter E, Chapter 264, Family Code..

County

County - "child advocacy centers" operate at the county level

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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 102.0121(b)-(c) Reimbursement Fees for Certain Expenses Related to Pretrial Intervention Programs

(b) The district attorney, criminal district attorney, or county attorney may collect the reimbursement fee from any defendant who participates in a pretrial intervention program administered in any part by the

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attorney’s office.

(c) Reimbursement fees collected under this article shall be deposited in the county treasury in a special fund to be used solely to administer the pretrial intervention program. An expenditure from the fund may be made only in accordance with a budget approved by the commissioners court.

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Pretrial intervention program

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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 102.0185(f) Fine For Intoxication Convictions: Emergency Medical Services, Trauma Facilities, and Trauma Care Systems

The comptroller shall deposit the funds received under this article to the credit of the account established under Section 773.006, Health and Safety Code.

State/statewide agency

The Commissioner of state health services allocates the funds to county and regional emergency medical services, designated trauma facilities, and trauma care systems

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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 42A.607 Disposition of Salary

If a defendant who is required as a condition of community supervision to serve a term of confinement under this subchapter is not required by the judge to deliver the

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defendant’s salary to the restitution center director, the employer of the defendant shall deliver the salary to the director. The director shall deposit the salary into a fund to be given to the defendant on release after the director deducts:

(1) the cost to the center for the defendant’s food, housing, and supervision;

(2) the necessary expense for the defendant’s travel to and from work and community service projects, and other incidental expenses of the defendant;

(3) support of the defendant’s dependents; and

(4) restitution to the victims of an offense committed by the defendant.

Supervision agency

Victims who receive restitution (if applicable), defendant's dependents who receive child support (if applicable).

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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 42A.301(b)(17)-(18),(20),(22) Basic Discretionary Conditions

The judge of the court having jurisdiction of the case shall determine the conditions of community supervision. The judge may impose any reasonable condition that is designed to protect or

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restore the community, protect or restore the victim, or punish, rehabilitate, or reform the defendant. Conditions of community supervision may include conditions requiring the defendant to:

(17) reimburse the compensation to victims of crime fund for any amounts paid from that fund to or on behalf of a victim, as defined by Article 56.32, of the offense or if no reimbursement is required, make one payment to the compensation to victims of crime fund in an amount not to exceed $50 if the offense is a misdemeanor or not to exceed $100 if the offense is a felony;

(18) reimburse a law enforcement agency for the analysis, storage, or disposal of raw materials, controlled substances, chemical precursors, drug paraphernalia, or other materials seized in connection with the offense;

(20) make one payment in an amount not to exceed $50 to a crime stoppers organization, as defined by Section 414.001, Government Code, and as certified by the Texas Crime Stoppers Council;

(23) reimburse the county in which the prosecution was instituted for compensation paid to any interpreter in the case.

State/statewide agency

Crime victims if applicable; County; Crime stoppers organzation.

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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 42.15(a) Fine and costs

When the defendant is fined, the judgment shall be that the defendant pay the amout of the fine and all costs to the state.

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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 102.0169(b) County and District Court Technology Fund

(b) Money in the county and district court technology fund may be used only to finance:

(1) the cost of continuing education and training for county court, statutory county court, or district court

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judges and clerks regarding technological enhancements for those courts; and

(2) the purchase and maintenance of technological enhancements for a county court, statutory county court, or district court, including: (A) computer systems; (B) computer networks; (C) computer hardware; (D) computer software; (E) imaging systems; (F) electronic kiosks; and (G) docket management systems.

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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art 102.012 Fees for Pretrial Intervention Programs

(a) A court that authorizes a defendant to participate in a pretrial intervention program established under Section 76.011, Government Code, may order the defendant to pay to the court a supervision fee

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in an amount not more than $60 per month as a condition of participating in the program.

(b) In addition to or in lieu of the supervision fee authorized by Subsection (a), the court may order the defendant to pay or reimburse a community supervision and corrections department for any other expense that is: (1) incurred as a result of the defendant’s participation in the pretrial intervention program, other than an expense described by Article 102.0121; or (2) necessary to the defendant’s successful completion of the program.

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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 42A.303(f) Substance Abuse Felony Program

(f) The clerk of a court that collects a fee imposed under Subsection (d)(2) shall deposit the fee to be sent to the comptroller as provided by Subchapter B, Chapter 133,

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Local Government Code, and the comptroller shall deposit the fee into the general revenue fund. 

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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 42.038(a) Reimbursement for Confinement Expenses

In addition to any fine, cost, or fee authorized by law, a court that sentences a defendant convicted of a misdemeanor to serve a term of confinement in county jail

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and orders execution of the sentence may require the defendant to reimburse the county for the defendant’s confinement at a rate of $25 a day.

County N/A Misdemeanor
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Texas Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 42A.652(a) Monthly fee for community supervision

Except as otherwise provided by this article, a judge who grants community supervision to a defendant shall set a reimbursement fee of not less than $25 and not more than

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$60 to be paid each month during the period of community supervision by the defendant to: (1) the court of original jurisdiction; or (2) the court accepting jurisdiction of the defendant’s case, if jurisdiction is transferred under Article 42A.151.

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