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Section/Rule:29.03
Subject: Rule 29 - Rules of Criminal Procedure - Misdemeanors or Felonies - Verdict Sentence and New Trial Publication / Adopted Date:June 13, 1979
Topic:Misdemeanors or Felonies - Punishment - Court Shall Assess, WhenRevised / Effective Date:January 1, 1980


29.03. Misdemeanors or Felonies - Punishment - Court Shall Assess, When

Where the jury agrees upon a verdict of guilty but fails to agree upon the punishment or does not assess such punishment by its verdict the court shall assess and declare the punishment and render judgment accordingly. Where the jury finds a verdict of guilty and assesses a punishment not authorized by law, or under a plea of guilty, or there is a finding of guilt in a nonjury case, the court shall assess and declare the punishment.

(Adopted June 13, 1979, eff. Jan. 1, 1980.)

COMMITTEE NOTE - 1980