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  H.B. No. 2949
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to certain fees in the administration of the teen court
  program in the Texas-Louisiana border region.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Article 45.052, Code of Criminal Procedure, is
  amended by adding Subsection (i) to read as follows:
         (i)  Notwithstanding Subsection (e) or (g), a justice or
  municipal court that is located in the Texas-Louisiana border
  region, as defined by Section 2056.002, Government Code, may charge
  a fee of $20 under those subsections.
         SECTION 2.  Section 54.032, Family Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (h) to read as follows:
         (h)  Notwithstanding Subsection (e) or (g), a juvenile court
  that is located in the Texas-Louisiana border region, as defined by
  Section 2056.002, Government Code, may charge a fee of $20 under
  those subsections.
         SECTION 3.  This Act applies only to fees relating to a
  request for a teen court program under Article 45.052, Code of
  Criminal Procedure, as amended by this Act, or Section 54.032,
  Family Code, as amended by this Act, made on or after the effective
  date of this Act.  A fee relating to a request for a teen court
  program under Article 45.052, Code of Criminal Procedure, or
  Section 54.032, Family Code, that became payable before the
  effective date of this Act is governed by the law in effect at the
  time the fee became payable, and that law is continued in effect for
  that purpose.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2007.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2949 was passed by the House on April
  27, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 133, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2949 was passed by the Senate on May
  23, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor