Bill Text: TX HB2575 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the duty of a county to refund an amount of $5 or less paid to the county clerk.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-25 - Left pending in committee [HB2575 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB2575-Introduced.html
  86R5227 SCL-D
 
  By: Martinez H.B. No. 2575
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the duty of a county to refund an amount of $5 or less
  paid to the county clerk.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter Z, Chapter 130, Local Government
  Code, is amended by adding Section 130.911 to read as follows:
         Sec. 130.911.  COUNTY REFUND OF SMALL AMOUNT.  A county is
  not required to refund an amount overpaid or otherwise paid in error
  to the county clerk by a person if:
               (1)  that amount is $5 or less;
               (2)  the county clerk notifies the person by mail of the
  amount overpaid or paid in error and includes with the notice a form
  for requesting a refund; and
               (3)  the person fails to request a refund before the
  90th day after the date the clerk mailed the notice.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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