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Texas Laws | Criminal Procedure
CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
TITLE 1. CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

(b) At a hearing at which the defendant is provided the same rights as are provided to a defendant at a hearing under Article 42A.751(d), the judge may extend the defendant's supervision period for a period not to exceed 10 additional years if the judge determines that: (9987)

(1) the defendant has not sufficiently demonstrated a commitment to avoid future criminal behavior; and (9988)

(2) the release of the defendant from supervision would endanger the public. (9989)

(c) A judge may extend a period of community supervision under this article only once. (9990)

(d) A judge may extend a period of community supervision for a defendant under both Article 42A.752(a)(2) and this article. (9991)

(e) The prohibition in Article 42A.753(a) against a period of community supervision in a felony case exceeding 10 years does not apply to a defendant for whom community supervision is increased under this article or under both Article 42A.752(a)(2) and this article. (9992)

Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 770 (H.B. 2299), Sec. 1.01, eff. January 1, 2017. (9993)

CHAPTER 43. EXECUTION OF JUDGMENT (9994)(Text)

Art. 43.01. DISCHARGING JUDGMENT FOR FINE. (9995)(Text)

(a) When the sentence against an individual defendant is for fine and costs, he shall be discharged from the same: (9996)

(1) when the amount thereof has been fully paid; (9997)

(2) when remitted by the proper authority; (9998)

(3) when he has remained in custody for the time required by law to satisfy the amount thereof; or (9999)

(4) when the defendant has discharged the amount of fines and costs in any other manner permitted by this code. (10000)

(b) When the sentence against a defendant corporation or association is for fine and costs, it shall be discharged from same: (10001)

(1) when the amount thereof has been fully paid; (10002)

(2) when the execution against the corporation or association has been fully satisfied; or (10003)

(3) when the judgment has been fully satisfied in any other manner. (10004)

Acts 1965, 59th Leg., vol. 2, p. 317, ch. 722. Amended by Acts 1973, 63rd Leg., p. 974, ch. 399, Sec. 2(A), eff. Jan. 1, 1974. (10005)

Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 900, Sec. 5.04, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. (10006)

Art. 43.015. DEFINITIONS. (10007)(Text)

In this chapter: (10008)

(1) "Capias" means a writ that is: (10009)

(A) issued by a court having jurisdiction of a case after judgment and sentence; and (10010)

(B) directed "To any peace officer of the State of Texas" and commanding the officer to arrest a person convicted of an offense and bring the arrested person before that court immediately or on a day or at a term stated in the writ. (10011)

(2) "Capias pro fine" means a writ that is: (10012)

(A) issued by a court having jurisdiction of a case after judgment and sentence for unpaid fines and costs; and (10013)

(B) directed "To any peace officer of the State of Texas" and commanding the officer to arrest a person convicted of an offense and bring the arrested person before that court immediately. (10014)

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1263 (H.B. 3060), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2007. (10015)

Art. 43.02. PAYABLE IN MONEY. (10016)(Text)

All recognizances, bail bonds, and undertakings of any kind, whereby a party becomes bound to pay money to the State, and all fines and forfeitures of a pecuniary character, shall be collected in the lawful money of the United States only. (10017)

Acts 1965, 59th Leg., vol. 2, p. 317, ch. 722. (10018)

Art. 43.021. CAPIAS OR CAPIAS PRO FINE IN ELECTRONIC FORM. (10019)(Text)

A capias or capias pro fine may be issued in electronic form. (10020)

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1263 (H.B. 3060), Sec. 8, eff. September 1, 2007. (10021)

Art. 43.03. PAYMENT OF FINE. (10022)(Text)

(a) If a defendant is sentenced to pay a fine or costs or both and the defendant defaults in payment, the court after a hearing under Subsection (d) of this article may order the defendant confined in jail until discharged as provided by law, may order the defendant to discharge the fines and costs in any other manner provided by Article 43.09 of this code, or may waive payment of the fines and costs as provided by Article 43.091. A certified copy of the judgment, sentence, and order is sufficient to authorize confinement under this subsection. (10023)

(b) A term of confinement for default in payment of fine or costs or both may not exceed the maximum term of confinement authorized for the offense for which the defendant was sentenced to pay the fine or costs or both. If a court orders a term of confinement for default in payment of fines or costs under this article at a time during which a defendant is serving another term of confinement for default or is serving a term of confinement for conviction of an offense, the term of confinement for default runs concurrently with the other term of confinement, unless the court orders the terms to run consecutively under Article 42.08 of this code. (10024)

(c) If a defendant is sentenced both to confinement and to pay a fine or costs or both, and he defaults in payment of either, a term of confinement for the default, when combined with the term of confinement already assessed, may not exceed the maximum term of confinement authorized for the offense for which the defendant was sentenced. (10025)

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