Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

Art. Art. 42A.204
Partial Execution of Sentence: Firearm Used or Exhibited


(a)

If in the trial of a felony of the second degree or higher there is an affirmative finding described by Article 42A.054 (Limitation on Judge-ordered Community Supervision)(d) and the jury recommends that the court place the defendant on community supervision, the court may order the defendant imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for not less than 60 and not more than 120 days.

(b)

At any time after the defendant has served 60 days in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the sentencing judge, on the judge’s own motion or on motion of the defendant, may order the defendant released to community supervision.

(c)

The department shall release the defendant to community supervision after the defendant has served 120 days.
Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 770 (H.B. 2299), Sec. 1.01, eff. January 1, 2017.
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