Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 54.037
Civil Penalty


A determination made under Section 54.036 (Functions)(5) is final and binding and constitutes prima facie evidence of the penalty in any court of competent jurisdiction in a civil suit brought by the municipality for final judgment in accordance with the established penalty.


To enforce any civil penalty under this subchapter, the municipal secretary or clerk must file with the district clerk of the county in which the municipality is located, a certified copy of the order of the commission panel establishing the amount and duration of the penalty. No other proof is required for a district court to enter final judgment on the penalty.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1113, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 28, 1989. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 836, Sec. 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Source: Section 54.037 — Civil Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­54.­htm#54.­037 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 54.037’s source at texas​.gov