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Old 12-09-2012   #44
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Default Re: Cowboys .. NT Manslaughter

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Originally Posted by infantrycak View Post
Frankly, if nobody is injured, yes.
Looks like a third degree felon can get off with no jail time. Is this the case or am I misreading this? Would invite your input.
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Section 12.34 of the Texas Penal Code sets out the punishment range for a third degree felony in Texas. According to the Texas Penal Code a third degree felony is punishable by:

(a) Confinement in prison for a term of not more than 10 years or less than 2 years; AND
(b) A fine not to exceed $10,000.

Community Supervision and a Third Degree Felony

If a person is eligible for probation, he or she may be place on probation instead of imprisoned for:

a) Up to 10 years of deferred adjudication community supervision; OR
b) From 2 to 10 years of post conviction community supervision; AND
c) Up to 180 days in county jail as a condition of probation.
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