Tex. Code Crim. Proc. art. 42.01

Current with legislation from the 2021 Regular Sesson effective as of May 15, 2021.
Section 42.01 - Judgment
Sec. 1 A judgment is the written declaration of the court signed by the trial judge and entered of record showing the conviction or acquittal of the defendant. The sentence served shall be based on the information contained in the judgment. The judgment shall reflect:
1. The title and number of the case;
2. That the case was called and the parties appeared, naming the attorney for the state, the defendant, and the attorney for the defendant, or, where a defendant is not represented by counsel, that the defendant knowingly, intelligently, and voluntarily waived the right to representation by counsel;
3. The plea or pleas of the defendant to the offense charged;
4. Whether the case was tried before a jury or a jury was waived;
5. The submission of the evidence, if any;
6. In cases tried before a jury that the jury was charged by the court;
7. The verdict or verdicts of the jury or the finding or findings of the court;
8. In the event of a conviction that the defendant is adjudged guilty of the offense as found by the verdict of the jury or the finding of the court, and that the defendant be punished in accordance with the jury's verdict or the court's finding as to the proper punishment;
9. In the event of conviction where death or any punishment is assessed that the defendant be sentenced to death, a term of confinement or community supervision, or to pay a fine, as the case may be;
10. In the event of conviction where the imposition of sentence is suspended and the defendant is placed on community supervision, setting forth the punishment assessed, the length of community supervision, and the conditions of community supervision;
11. In the event of acquittal that the defendant be discharged;
12. The county and court in which the case was tried and, if there was a change of venue in the case, the name of the county in which the prosecution was originated;
13. The offense or offenses for which the defendant was convicted;
14. The date of the offense or offenses and degree of offense for which the defendant was convicted;
15. The term of sentence;
16. The date judgment is entered;
17. The date sentence is imposed;
18. The date sentence is to commence and any credit for time served;
19. The terms of any order entered pursuant to Article 42.08 that the defendant's sentence is to run cumulatively or concurrently with another sentence or sentences;
20. The terms of any plea bargain;
21. Affirmative findings entered pursuant to Article 42A.054(c) or (d);
22. The terms of any fee payment ordered under Article 42.151;
23. The defendant's thumbprint taken in accordance with Article 38.33;
24. In the event that the judge orders the defendant to repay a reward or part of a reward under Articles 37.073 and 42.152, a statement of the amount of the payment or payments required to be made;
25. In the event that the court orders restitution to be paid to the victim, a statement of the amount of restitution ordered and:
(A) the name and address of a person or agency that will accept and forward restitution payments to the victim; or
(B) if the court specifically elects to have payments made directly to the crime victim, the name and permanent address of the victim at the time of judgment;
26. In the event that a presentence investigation is required by Subchapter F, Chapter 42A, a statement that the presentence investigation was done according to the applicable provision;
27. In the event of conviction of an offense for which registration as a sex offender is required under Chapter 62, a statement that the registration requirement of that chapter applies to the defendant and a statement of the age of the victim of the offense;
28. The defendant's state identification number required by Article 66.152(a)(2) , if that number has been assigned at the time of the judgment; and
29. The incident number required by Article 66.152(a)(4) , if that number has been assigned at the time of the judgment.
Sec. 2. The judge may order the prosecuting attorney, or the attorney or attorneys representing any defendant, or the court clerk under the supervision of an attorney, to prepare the judgment, or the court may prepare the same.
Sec. 3. The provisions of this article shall apply to both felony and misdemeanor cases.
Sec. 4. The Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System shall promulgate a standardized felony judgment form that conforms to the requirements of Section 1 of this article. A court entering a felony judgement shall use the form promulgated under this section.
Sec. 5. In addition to the information described by Section 1 of this article, the judgment should reflect affirmative findings entered pursuant to Article 42.013 of this code.
Sec. 6. In addition to the information described by Section 1 of this article, the judgment should reflect affirmative findings entered pursuant to Article 42.014 of this code.
Sec. 7. In addition to the information described by Section 1, the judgment should reflect affirmative findings entered pursuant to Article 42.015.
Sec. 8. In addition to the information described by Section 1, the judgment should reflect affirmative findings entered pursuant to Article 42.017.
Sec. 9. In addition to the information described by Section 1, the judgment should reflect affirmative findings entered pursuant to Article 42.0197.
Sec. 10. In addition to the information described by Section 1, the judgment should reflect affirmative findings entered pursuant to Article 42.0198.
Sec. 11. In addition to the information described by Section 1, the judgment should reflect whether a victim impact statement was returned to the attorney representing the state pursuant to Article 56A.157(a) .
Sec. 12.In addition to the information described by Section 1, the judgment should reflect affirmative findings entered pursuant to Article 42.0192.
Sec. 13.In Addition To The Information Described By Section 1, The Judgment Should Reflect Affirmative Findings Entered Pursuant To Article 42
Sec.14. In addition to the information described by Section 1, the judgment should reflect affirmative findings entered pursuant to Article 42.0193.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. § 42.01

Amended by Acts 2019, Texas Acts of the 86th Leg.- Regular Session, ch. TBD,Sec. 2.12, eff. 1/1/2021.
Added by Acts 2019, Texas Acts of the 86th Leg.- Regular Session, ch. 789,Sec. 1, eff. 9/1/2019.
Amended by Acts 2019, Texas Acts of the 86th Leg.- Regular Session, ch. 467,Sec. 21.001, eff. 9/1/2019.
Amended by Acts 2019, Texas Acts of the 86th Leg.- Regular Session, ch. 641,Sec. 2, eff. 6/10/2019.
Amended by Acts 2017, Texas Acts of the 85th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 1058,Sec. 4.02, eff. 1/1/2019.
Added by Acts 2017, Texas Acts of the 85th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 178,Sec. 2, eff. 9/1/2017.
Added by Acts 2017, Texas Acts of the 85th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 443,Sec. 3, eff. 6/6/2017.
Amended by Acts 2015, Texas Acts of the 84th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 770,Sec. 2.10, eff. 1/1/2017.
Amended by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 1154,Sec. 24, eff. 9/1/2013.
Amended by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 91, Sec. 27.001(2), eff. September 1, 2011.
Amended by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1040, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.
Amended by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1130, Sec. 15, eff. September 1, 2009.
Amended by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1400, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.
Amended by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1218, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 900, Sec. 5.03, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Sec. 5 added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 900, Sec. 9.02, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Sec. 6 added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 987, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Sec. 1 amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 258, Sec. 9, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Sec. 1 amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 668, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Sec. 2 amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 580, Sec. 6, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Sec. 7 added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1193, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Sec. 7 added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1415, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Sec. 8 added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1159, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 360, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1989
Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 603, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1989
Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 611, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1989
Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 806, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989; Sec. 1 amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 16, Sec. 4.04, eff. Aug. 26, 1991; Sec. 1 amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., 2nd C.S., ch. 10, Sec. 7.02, eff. Dec. 1, 1991.
Amended by Acts 1975, 64th Leg., p. 245, ch. 95, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1975. Amended by Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 809, ch. 291, Sec. 111, eff. Sept. 1, 1981. Sec. 1 amended by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 344, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986; Sec. 4 added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 344, Sec. 2, eff. June 10, 1985; Sec. 1 amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 110, Sec. 2, eff. Aug. 31, 1987
Acts 1965, 59th Leg., vol. 2, p. 317, ch. 722.