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EXHIBIT II: CHART 2-2
State Court Costs and Fees for Municipal Courts
Effective August 30, 1993, through August 31, 1995
OFFENSE JCPT LEOSE LEMI CVC CJP OCL CR GR BAT TOTAL
 
Municipal Ordinances
Punishable by fine of $200 or less $1.00 $1.00 $0.50 $15.00 $5.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.50 $0.00 $25.00
Punishable by fine of $201-$500 $1.00 $1.00 $0.50 $35.00 $5.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.50 $0.00 $45.00
Punishable by fine of more than $500 $1.00 $1.00 $0.50 $35.00 $10.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.50 $0.00 $50.00
 
State Law
Education Code, Sec. 4.25, Thwarting Compulsory Attendance $1.00 $1.00 $0.50 $15.00 $5.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.50 $0.00 $25.00
VACS Art 6687b-2, Texas Commercial Drivers License Act $1.00 $1.00 $0.50 $15.00 $5.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.50 $30.00 $55.00
VACS Art 6701c-3, Motorcycle Protective Headgear $1.00 $1.00 $0.50 $15.00 $5.00 $0.00 $5.00 $2.50 $0.00 $30.00
VACS Art 6701h, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility $1.00 $1.00 $0.50 $15.00 $5.00 $75.00 $0.00 $2.50 $0.00 $100.00
VACS Article 6701d, Uniform Act Regulating Traffic
  • Sec. 166, Speeding Outside School Zone
$1.00 $1.00 $0.50 $15.00 $5.00 $0.00 $5.00 $2.50 $0.00 $30.00
  • Other
$1.00 $1.00 $0.50 $15.00 $5.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.50 $0.00 $25.00
 
All Other Misdemeanors
  • Punishable by a fine of $500 or less
$1.00 $1.00 $0.50 $15.00 $5.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.50 $0.00 $25.00
  • Punishable by fine of more than $500
$1.00 $1.00 $0.50 $35.00 $5.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.50 $0.00 $45.00
Abbreviations:
JCPT = Judicial and Court Personnel Training Fund; LEOSE = Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education Fund;

LEMI = Law Enforcement Management Institute; CVC = Compensation to Victims of Crime; CJP = Criminal Justice Planning Fund;

OCL = Operators' and Chauffeur's License Fund; CR = Comprehensive Rehabilitation; GR = Misdemeanor - General Revenue; BAT = Breath Alcohol Testing.

Mandatory State Court Costs:
The total in the far right column should be collected on each offense as appropriate. The state court cost amounts collected from this chart should be entered on the city quarterly report form under Section 1, line 2.
Additional State Court Costs should be collected when they apply and should be reported separately on the report form under Section 2:
Line 1: Arrest Fees - report 20% of arrest fees and warrant fees when performed by state law enforcement officers.
Local Court Costs may also apply, including, but not limited to:
Child Safety Fund: $20 per conviction under Education Code, Sec. 25.093 (thwarting compulsory attendance); $20 per conviction under Transportation Code, Sec. 545.066 (passing school bus); and $20 per conviction under Transportation Code, Subtitle C, if offense occurs within a school crossing zone.

Cities may also impose costs on parking violations. See Code of Crim. Proc. Art. 102.014.

Jury Fee: $3 for jury trial upon conviction, or upon withdrawal of request and defendant is convicted or case is deferred.

Traffic Cost: $3 per misdemeanor under Transportation Code, Subtitle C, including parking and pedestrian offenses.