Texas Parks and Wildlife Code - Section 11.027. Establishment Of Fees; Revenue
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§ 11.027. ESTABLISHMENT OF FEES; REVENUE. (a) In
setting the amounts of the fees authorized by this code, the
commission shall establish reasonable and necessary fees for the
administration of department programs but may not maintain
unnecessary fund balances.
(b) The commission by rule may establish and provide for the
collection of a fee to cover costs associated with the review of an
application for a permit required by this code.
(c) The department may sell any item in the possession of
the department in which the state has title, or acquire and resell
items if a profit can be made, to provide funding for programs
administered by the department.
(d) The commission may set and charge a fee for the use of a
credit card to pay a fee assessed by the department in an amount
reasonable and necessary to reimburse the department for the costs
involved in the use of the card. The department shall deposit the
money in the state treasury.
(e) The commission by rule may establish and provide for the
collection of a fee for entering, reserving, or using a facility or
property owned or managed by the department.
Added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 267, art. 1, § 18, eff. Sept.
1, 1985. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 780, § 1, eff.
Sept. 1, 1991; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 447, § 1, eff. Sept. 1,
1993; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1256, § 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Last modified: August 11, 2007