GOVERNMENT CODE


TITLE 2. JUDICIAL BRANCH


SUBTITLE I. COURT FEES AND COSTS


CHAPTER 102. COURT COSTS IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS


SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS


Sec. 102.001. APPLICABILITY OF OTHER LAW. (a) To the extent of any conflict between the provisions of this chapter and another state statute, the other statute prevails.

(b) The organizational structure of this subtitle and the statutory placement of a court fee or cost within that organizational structure does not:

(1) affect a duty imposed on or the authority granted to a judge or clerk of a court by any other state statute with respect to the imposition, assessment, or collection of the fee or cost; or

(2) impose a duty on or grant authority to a judge or clerk of a court not otherwise imposed or granted by other law with respect to the imposition, assessment, or collection of the fee or cost.

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1278, Sec. 1, eff. June 21, 2003.

SUBCHAPTER B. COURT COSTS ON CONVICTION


Sec. 102.021. COURT COSTS ON CONVICTION: CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE. A person convicted of an offense shall pay, in addition to all other costs and if directed by the justice of the peace or municipal court judge hearing the case, court costs on conviction in a criminal action under Article 45.041, Code of Criminal Procedure, in the amount of part or all of the costs as directed by the judge.

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1278, Sec. 1, eff. June 21, 2003.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 268 (S.B. 6), Sec. 1.68, eff. September 1, 2005.

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 296 (S.B. 291), Sec. 8, eff. September 1, 2005.

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 992 (H.B. 2026), Sec. 29, eff. June 18, 2005.

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1360 (S.B. 1704), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2005.

Reenacted and amended by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 921 (H.B. 3167), Sec. 7.109(a), eff. September 1, 2007.

Amended by:

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 902 (H.B. 666), Sec. 2(a), eff. September 1, 2009.

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1209 (S.B. 727), Sec. 7(a), eff. September 1, 2009.

Reenacted by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 91 (S.B. 1303), Sec. 11.110, eff. September 1, 2011.

Amended by:

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 747 (S.B. 462), Sec. 2.08, eff. September 1, 2013.

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 221 (H.B. 941), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2015.

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 935 (H.B. 2398), Sec. 37, eff. September 1, 2015.

Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1352 (S.B. 346), Sec. 4.20, eff. January 1, 2020.

Sec. 102.0212. COURT COSTS ON CONVICTION: LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE. A person convicted of an offense shall pay the following under the Local Government Code, in addition to all other costs:

(1) court costs on conviction of a felony (Sec. 133.102, Local Government Code) . . . $185;

(2) court costs on conviction of a Class A or Class B misdemeanor (Sec. 133.102, Local Government Code) . . . $147;

(3) court costs on conviction of a nonjailable misdemeanor offense, including a criminal violation of a municipal ordinance, other than a conviction of an offense relating to a pedestrian or the parking of a motor vehicle (Sec. 133.102, Local Government Code) . . . $62;

(4) court costs on conviction of a felony (Sec. 134.101, Local Government Code) . . . $105;

(5) court costs on conviction of a Class A or Class B misdemeanor (Sec. 134.102, Local Government Code) . . . $123; and

(6) court costs on conviction of a nonjailable misdemeanor offense, including a criminal violation of a municipal ordinance (Sec. 134.103, Local Government Code) . . . $14.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 921 (H.B. 3167), Sec. 7.109(a), eff. September 1, 2007.

Amended by:

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 87 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 11.112(a), eff. September 1, 2009.

Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1352 (S.B. 346), Sec. 4.21, eff. January 1, 2020.

SUBCHAPTER C. CRIMINAL COURT COSTS IN DISTRICT COURT


SUBCHAPTER D. CRIMINAL COURT COSTS IN STATUTORY COUNTY COURT


SUBCHAPTER E. CRIMINAL COURT COSTS IN COUNTY COURT


SUBCHAPTER F. CRIMINAL COURT COSTS IN JUSTICE COURT


Without reference to the amendment of this section, this section was repealed by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1352 (S.B. 346), Sec. 4.40(25), eff. January 1, 2020.


Sec. 102.101. ADDITIONAL COURT COSTS ON CONVICTION IN JUSTICE COURT: CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE. A clerk of a justice court shall collect fees and costs under the Code of Criminal Procedure on conviction of a defendant as follows:

(1) a jury fee (Art. 102.004, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $3;

(2) a fee for withdrawing request for jury less than 24 hours before time of trial (Art. 102.004, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $3;

(3) a jury fee for two or more defendants tried jointly (Art. 102.004, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . one jury fee of $3;

(4) a security fee on a misdemeanor offense (Art. 102.017, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $4;

(5) a fee for assistance and technology fund on a misdemeanor offense (Art. 102.0173, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $4;

(6) a juvenile case manager fee (Art. 102.0174, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $5 if the court employs a juvenile case manager;

(7) a fee on conviction of certain offenses involving issuing or passing a subsequently dishonored check or similar sight order (Art. 102.0071, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $30; and

(8) a civil justice fee (Art. 102.022, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $0.10.

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1278, Sec. 1, eff. June 21, 2003.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 240 (H.B. 1418), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2005.

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 949 (H.B. 1575), Sec. 38, eff. September 1, 2005.

Reenacted and amended by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 921 (H.B. 3167), Sec. 7.113, eff. September 1, 2007.

Amended by:

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1172 (H.B. 3389), Sec. 33, eff. September 1, 2009.

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1098 (S.B. 1489), Sec. 14, eff. September 1, 2011.

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 128 (S.B. 821), Sec. 10, eff. September 1, 2013.

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1141 (S.B. 287), Sec. 2, eff. June 19, 2015.

Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 656 (S.B. 1840), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2019.

Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1352 (S.B. 346), Sec. 4.40(25), eff. January 1, 2020.

Sec. 102.102. ADDITIONAL COURT COSTS ON CONVICTION IN JUSTICE COURT: BUSINESS & COMMERCE CODE. The clerk of a justice court shall collect from a defendant a court cost not to exceed $30 under Section 3.506, Business & Commerce Code, on conviction of certain offenses involving issuing or passing a subsequently dishonored check or similar sight order.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 921 (H.B. 3167), Sec. 7.113, eff. September 1, 2007.

Amended by:

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 128 (S.B. 821), Sec. 10, eff. September 1, 2013.

SUBCHAPTER G. CRIMINAL COURT COSTS IN MUNICIPAL COURT


SUBCHAPTER H. CRIMINAL COURT COSTS IN MUNICIPAL COURT OF RECORD


Sec. 102.141. ADDITIONAL COURT COSTS IN MUNICIPAL COURT OF RECORD: CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE. The clerk of a municipal court of record shall collect from a defendant on conviction of a misdemeanor offense a fee of not more than $4 under Article 102.0172, Code of Criminal Procedure, for the technology fund.

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1278, Sec. 1, eff. June 21, 2003.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 37 (S.B. 1014), Sec. 12, eff. May 9, 2005.

Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 921 (H.B. 3167), Sec. 7.115, eff. September 1, 2007.