Bill Text: TX SB2053 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to the distribution of the consolidated court cost.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2017-06-15 - Effective immediately [SB2053 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SB2053-Enrolled.html
 
 
  S.B. No. 2053
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the distribution of the consolidated court cost.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 133.102(e), Local Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (e)  The comptroller shall allocate the court costs received
  under this section to the following accounts and funds so that each
  receives to the extent practicable, utilizing historical data as
  applicable, the same amount of money the account or fund would have
  received if the court costs for the accounts and funds had been
  collected and reported separately, except that the account or fund
  may not receive less than the following percentages:
               (1)  [abused children's counseling0.0088 percent;
               [(2)] crime stoppers assistance0.2581 percent;
               (2) [(3)]  breath alcohol testing0.5507 percent;
               (3) [(4)]  Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management
  Institute2.1683 percent;
               (4) [(5)]  law enforcement officers standards and
  education5.0034 percent;
               [(6)  comprehensive rehabilitation9.8218 percent;]
               (5) [(7)]  law enforcement and custodial officer
  supplemental retirement fund11.1426 percent;
               (6) [(8)]  criminal justice planning12.5537 percent;
               (7) [(9)]  an account in the state treasury to be used
  only for the establishment and operation of the Center for the Study
  and Prevention of Juvenile Crime and Delinquency at Prairie View
  A&M University1.2090 percent;
               (8) [(10)]  compensation to victims of crime fund
  37.6338 percent;
               (9) [(11)]  emergency radio infrastructure account
  5.5904 percent;
               (10) [(12)]  judicial and court personnel training
  fund4.8362 percent;
               (11) [(13)]  an account in the state treasury to be
  used for the establishment and operation of the Correctional
  Management Institute of Texas and Criminal Justice Center Account
  1.2090 percent; and
               (12) [(14)]  fair defense account
  17.8448 [8.0143] percent.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2053 passed the Senate on
  April 27, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2053 passed the House on
  May 18, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 145, Nays 1, two present
  not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor
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