Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 117.124
Liability of Clerk


(a)

A clerk is not responsible for:

(1)

a loss of funds resulting from the failure or negligence of a depository; or

(2)

the safety of funds after deposit in a depository selected under this subchapter.

(b)

A clerk is responsible for:

(1)

a loss of funds resulting from the clerk’s official misconduct, negligence, or misappropriation of the funds; and

(2)

the safety of funds before deposit in a depository selected under this subchapter.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1, Sec. 17(b), eff. Aug. 28, 1989. Renumbered from Sec. 117.126 and amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 752, Sec. 5, eff. Aug. 26, 1991. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 196, Sec. 7, eff. Aug. 30, 1999.

Source: Section 117.124 — Liability of Clerk, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­117.­htm#117.­124 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 117.124’s source at texas​.gov