Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 117.052
Deposits of Registry Funds by County and District Clerks


If a depository has been selected under Subchapter B, a county clerk or a district clerk who is to have for more than three days legal custody of money deposited in the registry of the court pending the result of a legal proceeding shall deposit the money in the depository.


The funds deposited shall be carried at the depository selected under this chapter as a special account in the name of the clerk making the deposit.


A clerk is responsible for funds deposited into the registry fund from the following sources:


funds of minors or incapacitated persons;


funds tendered in an interpleader action;


funds paid in satisfaction of a judgment;


child support funds held for more than three days;


cash bonds;


cash bail bonds;


funds in an eminent domain proceeding; and


any other funds tendered to the clerk for deposit into the registry of the court.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1, Sec. 17(d), eff. Aug. 28, 1989; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 505, Sec. 11, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 292, Sec. 1, eff. May 23, 2001.

Source: Section 117.052 — Deposits of Registry Funds by County and District Clerks, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­117.­htm#117.­052 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

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