§ 42A.551 Placement On Community Supervision; Execution of Sentence
§ 42A.552 Review of Presentence Report
§ 42A.553 Minimum and Maximum Periods of Community Supervision; Extension
§ 42A.554 Conditions of Community Supervision
§ 42A.555 Confinement as a Condition of Community Supervision
§ 42A.556 Sanctions Imposed On Modification of Community Supervision
§ 42A.557 Report by Director of Facility
§ 42A.558 Revocation; Options Regarding Execution of Sentence
§ 42A.559 Credits for Time Served
§ 42A.560 Medical Release
§ 42A.561 Medical Release
§ 42A.562 Placement On Community Supervision; Educational and Vocational Training Pilot Program

Terms Used In Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 42A > Subchapter L - State Jail Felony Community Supervision

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Justice: when applied to a magistrate, means justice of the peace. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Municipality: means a general-law municipality, home-rule municipality, or special-law municipality. See Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Population: means the population shown by the most recent federal decennial census. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes a department, bureau, or other agency of the United States of America. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Written: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Year: means 12 consecutive months. See Texas Government Code 311.005