Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 169.005
Reimbursement Fees


A first offender solicitation of prostitution prevention program established under this chapter may collect from a participant in the program a nonrefundable reimbursement fee for the program in a reasonable amount not to exceed $1,000, from which the following must be paid:


a counseling and services reimbursement fee in an amount necessary to cover the costs of the counseling and services provided by the program; and


a law enforcement training reimbursement fee, in an amount equal to five percent of the total amount paid under Subdivision (1), to be deposited to the credit of the treasury of the county or municipality that established the program to cover costs associated with the provision of training to law enforcement personnel on domestic violence, prostitution, and the trafficking of persons.


Reimbursement fees collected under this section may be paid on a periodic basis or on a deferred payment schedule at the discretion of the judge, magistrate, or program director administering the first offender solicitation of prostitution prevention program. The fees must be based on the participant’s ability to pay.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1289 (H.B. 1994), Sec. 1, eff. June 17, 2011.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1352 (S.B. 346), Sec. 2.51, eff. January 1, 2020.
Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 807 (H.B. 1540), Sec. 49, eff. September 1, 2021.

Source: Section 169.005 — Reimbursement Fees, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­169.­htm#169.­005 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 169.005’s source at texas​.gov