Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 543.204
Submission of Record Prohibited


A justice of the peace or municipal judge who defers further proceedings, suspends all or part of the imposition of the fine, and places a defendant on probation under Article 45.051, Code of Criminal Procedure, or a county court judge who follows that procedure under Article 42.111 (Deferral of Proceedings in Cases Appealed to County Court), Code of Criminal Procedure, may not submit a written record to the department, except that if the justice or judge subsequently adjudicates the defendant’s guilt, the justice or judge shall submit the record not later than the seventh day after the date on which the justice or judge adjudicates guilt.


The department may not keep a record for which submission is prohibited by this section.


The department may receive a record prepared by a department employee from court records.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1545, Sec. 73, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1146 (H.B. 2730), Sec. 17.03, eff. September 1, 2009.
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