Sec. 22.004. FEE FOR PRODUCTION OR CERTIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS. (a) A custodian of a record who receives a request for production or certification of a record under a subpoena, a request for production, or other instrument issued under the authority of a tribunal that compels production or certification of a record is entitled to $1 for production or certification of the record. If more than one record is produced or certified, the custodian of the records is entitled to only one fee under this section.
(b) A custodian of a record who produces or certifies a record under Subsection (a), but who is not required to appear in court, is not entitled to a witness fee under Section 22.001.
(c) The party who requests production or certification of a record shall pay the fee required for the record, as provided by this section, at the time the subpoena, request, or other instrument is served.
(d) The fee required by this section must be taxed in the bill of costs as other costs.
(e) The fee required by this section is in addition to any other fee imposed by law for the production or certification of a record.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 452, Sec. 1, eff. June 9, 1995.
Last modified: September 28, 2016