Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Greg Abbott, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Whether Government Code section 51.608, which requires that court costs imposed on a defendant in a criminal proceeding be the amount required on the date the defendant is convicted, violates federal and state constitutional prohibitions of ex post facto laws (RQ-1135-GA).
Date: January 2, 2014
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department