Gov't Code Section 403.212
Requirements Before Injunction
(a)An action for a restraining order or injunction that prohibits the assessment or collection of a state tax; license, registration, or filing fee; or statutory penalty assessed for the failure to pay the state tax or fee may not be brought against a state official or a representative of an official in this state unless the applicant for the order or injunction has first:
(1)filed with the attorney general not later than the fifth day before the date the action is filed a statement of the grounds on which the order or injunction is sought; and
(A)paid to the state official who collects the tax or fee all taxes, fees, and penalties then due by the applicant to the state; or
(B)filed with the state official who collects the tax or fee a good and sufficient bond to guarantee the payment of the taxes, fees, and penalties in an amount equal to twice the amount of the taxes, fees, and penalties then due and that may reasonably be expected to become due during the period the order or injunction is in effect.
(b)The amount and terms of the bond and the sureties on the bond authorized by Subsection (a)(2)(B) must be approved by and acceptable to the judge of the court granting the order or injunction and the attorney general.
(c)The application for the restraining order or injunction must state under the oath of the applicant or the agent or attorney of the applicant that:
(1)the statement required by Subsection (a)(1) has been filed as provided by that subsection; and
(2)the payment of taxes, fees, and penalties has been made as provided by Subsection (a)(2)(A) or a bond has been approved and filed as provided by Subsection (a)(2)(B) and Subsection (b).
(d)A state official who receives a payment or bond under Subsection (a)(2) shall deliver the payment or bond to the comptroller. The comptroller shall deposit a payment made under Subsection (a)(2)(A) to the credit of each fund to which the tax, fee, or penalty is allocated by law.
(e)Repealed by Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 331 (H.B. 2080), Sec. 11(1), eff. September 1, 2021.
Section 403.212 — Requirements Before Injunction,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.403.htm#403.212 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).