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:
- a fine not to exceed $2,000;
- confinement in jail for a term not to exceed 180 days; or
- both such fine and confinement.
Enhanced Punishment for Class B Misdemeanor
Prior Class A or Class B Misdemeanor or any Felony:
- $2,000 maximum;
- 30 to 180 days in county jail; or
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