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RULE §171.8 Municipal Court Reports

Published: 2015

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(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