81st Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 1685, Chapter 822 Page: 4 of 6
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S.B. No. 1685
1 (2) for filing a cross-action, counterclaim,
2 intervention, contempt action, motion for new trial, or third-party
3 petition, $15;
4 (3) for issuing a citation or other writ or process not
5 otherwise provided for, including one copy, when requested at the
6 time a suit or action is filed, $8;
7 (4) for records management and preservation, $10; and
8 (5) in addition to the other fees imposed under this
9 section, for filing a suit, including an appeal from an inferior
10 court, or a cross-action, counterclaim, intervention, contempt
11 action, motion for new trial, or third-party petition, the amount
12 adopted by the county commissioners court, not to exceed $5, for
13 court records archiving.
14 (b-2) The fee imposed under Subsection (b) (5) does not apply
15 to a filing by a state agency.
16 (f) The district clerk, after collecting a fee under
17 Subsection (b)(5), shall pay the fee to the county treasurer, or to
18 an official who discharges the duties commonly delegated to the
19 county treasurer, for deposit to the district court records
20 technology fund established under Section 51.305.
21 SECTION 3. Subchapter D, Chapter 101, Government Code, is
22 amended by adding Section 101.06116 to read as follows:
23 Sec. 101.06116. ADDITIONAL DISTRICT COURT FEES: GOVERNMENT
24 CODE. The clerk of a district court shall collect a district court
25 records archive fee of not more than $5 under Section 51.317(b)(5),
26 if adopted by the county commissioners court.
27 SECTION 4. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 81st Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 1685, Chapter 822, legislative document, June 19, 2009; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth149426/m1/4/: accessed June 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.