Sections
Subchapter A General Provisions 62.001 – 62.010
Subchapter B Registration and Verification 62.051 – 62.065
Subchapter C Expiration of Duty to Register; General 62.101 – 62.102
Subchapter D Provisions Applicable to Certain 62.151 – 62.153
Subchapter E Provisions Applicable to Persons Subject to Civil Commitment 62.201 – 62.203
Subchapter F Removal of Registration Information 62.251
Subchapter G Exemption From Registration for 62.301
Subchapter H Exemptions From Registration for Certain Juveniles 62.351 – 62.357
Subchapter I Early Termination of Certain Persons’ 62.401 – 62.408

Terms Used In Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 62

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Comptroller: means the state comptroller of public accounts. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Justice: when applied to a magistrate, means justice of the peace. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Municipality: means a general-law municipality, home-rule municipality, or special-law municipality. See Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Succeeding: means immediately following. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • 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.
  • Week: means seven consecutive days. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.