(a) If a crime stoppers organization chooses to no
longer operate or to dissolve during its two-year certification period
or if the organization chooses to not apply for renewal of its certification,
the organization shall send written notification to the Texas Crime
Stoppers Council (Council).
(b) The written notification will effectively decertify
the organization. The date of the notification will serve as the date
(c) The closed or dissolved organization is not eligible
to receive repayments of rewards under Articles 37.073 and 42.152
of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, or payments from a defendant
under Article 42.12 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.
(d) Upon receipt of this notification and effective
decertification, the director of the Council shall notify the state
comptroller, and the relevant courts, county auditors and community
supervision and corrections departments in the organization's region,
that the organization is decertified and is not eligible to receive
repayments of rewards under Articles 37.073 and 42.152 of the Texas
Code of Criminal Procedure, or payments from a defendant under Article
42.12 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.
(e) Not later than the 60th day after the date of decertification
of the organization, the decertified organization shall forward all
unexpended money received under this section to the state comptroller.
Source Note: The provisions of this §3.9007 adopted to be effective February 22, 2007, 32 TexReg 613; amended to be effective July 11, 2010, 35 TexReg 5803; amended to be effective June 12, 2011, 36 TexReg 3407