Texas Government Code § 103.021. Additional Fees and Costs in Criminal or Civil Cases:  Code of Criminal Procedure

<Text of § 103.021 effective Jan. 1, 2020.  See, also, text of § 103.021 effective until Jan. 1, 2020.>

An accused or defendant, or a party to a civil suit, as applicable, shall pay the following fees and costs under the Code of Criminal Procedure if ordered by the court or otherwise required:

(1) certified mailing of notice of hearing date ( Art. 102.006, Code of Criminal Procedure ) $1, plus postage;

(2)  certified mailing of certified copies of an order of expunction ( Art. 102.006, Code of Criminal Procedure ) $2, plus postage;

(3)  an administrative fee for collection of fines, fees, restitution, or other costs ( Art. 102.072, Code of Criminal Procedure ) not to exceed $2 for each transaction;  and

(4) a collection fee, if authorized by the commissioners court of a county or the governing body of a municipality, for certain debts and accounts receivable, including unpaid fines, fees, court costs, forfeited bonds, and restitution ordered paid ( Art. 103.0031, Code of Criminal Procedure ) 30 percent of an amount more than 60 days past due.


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