(a) Method. Each municipal court shall submit a municipal court activity report of the criminal and civil or administrative cases in the court. Unless OCA grants a waiver for good cause, the court shall submit the reports by electronic means approved by OCA. The maximum duration of a waiver is one year, but OCA may approve successive waivers. (b) Reporting Categories. (1) Criminal case type categories. The monthly report contains the following categories of criminal case types: traffic misdemeanors - subdivided into non-parking, parking, and city ordinance offenses; and non-traffic misdemeanors - subdivided into Penal Code violations, other state law violations, and city ordinance violations. (2) Civil/administrative case type category. The monthly report contains a civil/administrative case type category for civil or administrative cases. (3) Juvenile/minor activity. The monthly report contains a section for reporting court activity related to juveniles and minors. (4) Additional activity. The monthly report contains a section for reporting additional court activity such as magistrate activities and information on fines, court costs and fees collected or otherwise satisfied.
Source Note: The provisions of this §171.8 adopted to be effective January 7, 2010, 35 TexReg 62