H.B. No. 1885
relating to certain filing fees in a suit affecting the
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 110.002(a), Family Code, is amended to
read as follows:
(a) The clerk of the court may collect a filing fee of $15 in
a suit for filing:
(1) a suit or motion for modification;
(2) a motion for enforcement;
(3) a notice of application for judicial writ of
(4) a motion to transfer;[
(5) a petition for license suspension; [ or]
(6) a motion to revoke a stay of license suspension; or
(7) a motion for contempt.
SECTION 2. (a) This Act takes effect September 1, 2003.
(b) The change in law made by this Act applies only to a suit
affecting the parent-child relationship or motion in a suit
affecting the parent-child relationship filed on or after the
effective date of this Act. A suit affecting the parent-child
relationship or motion in a suit affecting the parent-child
relationship filed before the effective date of this Act is
governed by the law in effect on the date the suit or motion was
filed, and the former law is continued in effect for that purpose.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 1885 was passed by the House on April
25, 2003, by a non-record vote.
Chief Clerk of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 1885 was passed by the Senate on May
28, 2003, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate