79th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 335, Chapter 699 Page: 3 of 10
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S.B. No. 335
1 standards established by the Texas State Library and Archives
2 Commission under Section 15.006.
3 (b) A county clerk may:
4 (1) receive, index, store, archive, and transmit
5 electronic documents;
6 (2) provide for access to, and for search and
7 retrieval of, documents and information by electronic means;
8 (3) convert paper documents accepted for recording
9 into electronic form;
10 (4) convert into electronic form information recorded
11 before the county clerk began to record electronic documents;
12 (5) accept electronically any fee or tax that the
13 county clerk is authorized to collect; and
14 (6) agree with other officials of a state,_ a political
15 subdivision of a state, or the United States on procedures or
16 processes to facilitate the electronic satisfaction of prior
17 approvals and conditions precedent to recording and the electronic
18 payment of fees and taxes.
19 (c) A county clerk who accepts electronic documents for
20 recording shall:
21 (1) continue to accept paper documents; and
22 (2) place entries for paper documents and electronic
23 documents in the same index.
24 Sec. 15.006. UNIFORM STANDARDS. (a) The Texas State
25 Library and Archives Commission by rule shall adopt standards to
26 implement this chapter.
27 (b) To keep the standards and practices of county clerks in
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 79th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 335, Chapter 699, legislative document, June 17, 2005; [Austin, Texas]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth157738/m1/3/: accessed March 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.