S.B. No. 886
relating to the execution docket and other records of certain court
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Chapter 30, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, is
amended by adding Section 30.018 to read as follows:
Sec. 30.018. COURT CLERK’S EXECUTION DOCKET. (a) The
clerk of a court who is required to enter information into an
execution docket under the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure or other
law may enter and maintain the information in an electronic format
that allows the information to be retrieved on the same basis as
information would be retrieved manually using an index or
cross-index to the docket that is otherwise required by law.
(b) Notwithstanding Section 22.004, Government Code, the
supreme court may not amend or adopt rules in conflict with this
SECTION 2. Subsection (c), Section 34.03, Tax Code, is
amended to read as follows:
(c) The clerk shall note on the execution docket in each
case the amount of the excess proceeds, the date they were received,
and the date they were transmitted to the taxing units
participating in the sale. Any local government record data may be
stored electronically in addition to or instead of source documents
in paper or other media.
SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2011.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 886 passed the Senate on
March 24, 2011, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 886 passed the House on
May 23, 2011, by the following vote: Yeas 142, Nays 0, one
present not voting.
Chief Clerk of the House