Texas Local Government Code § 133.103. Time Payment Fee

(a) A person convicted of an offense shall pay, in addition to all other costs, a fee of $25 if the person:

(1) has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor;  and

(2) pays any part of a fine, court costs, or restitution on or after the 31st day after the date on which a judgment is entered assessing the fine, court costs, or restitution.

(b) Except as provided by Subsection (c-1), the treasurer shall send 50 percent of the fees collected under this section to the comptroller.  The comptroller shall deposit the fees received to the credit of the general revenue fund.

(c) Except as provided by Subsection (c-1), the treasurer shall deposit 10 percent of the fees collected under this section in the general fund of the county or municipality for the purpose of improving the efficiency of the administration of justice in the county or municipality.  The county or municipality shall prioritize the needs of the judicial officer who collected the fees when making expenditures under this subsection and use the money deposited to provide for those needs.

(c-1) Repealed by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., ch. 606 (S.B. 891), § 15.04(2).

(d) The treasurer shall deposit the remainder of the fees collected under this section in the general revenue account of the county or municipality.


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