Tex. Gov't Code § 51.207

Current with legislation from the 2019 Regular Session effective as of September 1, 2019
Section 51.207 - Fees And Costs
(a) The clerk of a court of appeals shall collect the fees described in Subsection (b) in a civil case before the court for the following services:
(1) filing records, applications, motions, briefs, and other necessary and proper papers;
(2) docketing and making docket and minute book entries;
(3) issuing notices, citations, processes, and mandates;
(4) preparing transcripts on application for petition for review to the supreme court; and
(5) performing other necessary clerical duties.
(b) The fees are:
(c) In addition, the clerk of a court of appeals shall collect:
(1) a fee of $5 for administering an oath and giving a sealed certificate of the oath;
(2) a fee of $5, or $1 per page if more than five pages, for a certified copy of any papers of record in the court offices, including certificate and seal;
(3) a fee of $5, or $1 per page if more than five pages, for comparing any document with the original filed in the offices of the court for purposes of certification; and
(4) a reasonable fee fixed by the order or rule of the supreme court for any official service performed by the clerk for which a fee is not otherwise provided by this section.
(d) The supreme court shall provide by order or rule for the making of deposits to cover the costs provided by this section in cases before a court of appeals. A deposit may not be required in a case in which the petitioner, relator, appellant, or movant in the court of appeals is exempt from the bond requirement.
(e) The clerk of a court of appeals shall pay into the state treasury the fees and costs under rules prescribed by the comptroller of public accounts and approved by the justices of the clerk's court. The clerk shall make a sworn report to the court not later than January 10 and July 10 of each year regarding the amount of costs collected in the previous six months, the cases in which the costs were collected, and the disposition of the costs. This report shall be filed with the financial records of the court.
(f) Repealed by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 148, Sec. 2.66, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
(g) One-half of the fees collected under this section shall be deposited to the credit of the judicial fund.

Tex. Gov't. Code § 51.207

Amended By Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 3, Sec. 14.02, eff. January 1, 2012.

Amended by Acts 1986, 69th Leg., 2nd C.S., ch. 11, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 22, 1986; Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 148, Sec. 1.62, 2.66, eff. Sept. 1, 1987; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1080, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.

Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 480, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.