Class B Misdemeanor in Texas

The Texas Penal Code classifies misdemeanors as Class A, Class B, or Class C according to the relative seriousness of the offense. Class C being the least serious offense and Class A being the most serious.

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Examples of Class B Misdemeanors

Punishment for Class B Misdemeanor in Texas

PEN 12.22: An individual adjudged guilty of a Class B misdemeanor shall be punished by:

  1. a fine not to exceed $2,000;
  2. confinement in jail for a term not to exceed 180 days; or
  3. both such fine and confinement.

Enhanced Punishment for Class B Misdemeanor

Prior Class A or Class B Misdemeanor or any Felony:

  1. $2,000 maximum;
  2. 30 to 180 days in county jail; or
  3. Both

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