Parks & Wild. Code Section 31.048
(a)The fee for the issuance of a certificate of title or for the notation of a security interest, lien, or other encumbrance is $5 or an amount set by the commission, whichever amount is more, and is treated as fees collected under Section 31.026 (Fees) of this code.
(b)If the fee is collected by a county tax assessor-collector, the tax assessor-collector shall retain 10 percent of the fee collected and send the remainder to the department. The amount retained by the tax assessor-collector shall be deposited to the credit of the officers salary fund of the county to be used for the sole purpose of paying the salaries of persons issuing vessel and outboard motor certificates of title.
Section 31.048 — Fee,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/PW/htm/PW.31.htm#31.048 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).