(a) If a person who commits an offense under Section 161.135, 161.136, 161.137, 161.138, 161.141, or 161.143 of this code is not a resident of this state, is a foreign corporation not permitted
to do business in this state, or is absent from this state at the time the offense
is committed, the county attorney of the county in which the violation occurs shall
sue that person for collection of the fine provided for the offense. In addition, the county attorney shall seek to attach that person's property in
this state and, after final judgment, have the attached property sold under execution
for the purpose of paying the fine and costs of suit.
(b) A suit under this section shall be brought in the name of the State of Texas and
the court may not require a cost or attachment bond.
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