Texas Government Code
Sec. § 2001.903
Recovery of Attorney’s Fees and Costs in Contested Cases Involving Frivolous Regulatory Action


The administrative law judge in a contested case may award a person, in addition to all other costs allowed by law or rule, an amount not to exceed $1 million for reasonable attorney’s fees and costs incurred in defending against a frivolous regulatory action during the case if there is no judicial review of the decision in the case and:

(1)

the person prevails in the case; and

(2)

there is a final determination that the regulatory action is frivolous.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 504 (S.B. 27), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2019.
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