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Susan Combs•Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Expenditures Related to Legal Proceedings
Condemnation Proceedings

A state agency may not pay a filing fee to a county clerk concerning a condemnation proceeding unless an objection has been filed or a judgment has been entered in county court.

A state agency must pay a filing fee to a district clerk concerning a condemnation proceeding when the person initiating the condemnation begins proceedings in district court.

Sources [+]

Texas Government Code Section 51.319(3); Texas Local Government Code Section 118.052(1)(A)(ii); Opinion of the Texas Attorney General No. DM-26. Texas Human Resource Code Section 40.062(7).

Documentation Requirements [+]

Comptroller object 7222 must be used.

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Susan Combs
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Questions? Contact statewide.accounting@cpa.state.tx.us
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