Issue Date:
Revised Date: 2019-09-01

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Education

Origin Date

1955 by the 54th Leg.

Description

Board may charge a fee for issuing a teaching certificate. The fee must be reasonable and cover the administrative costs of issuing the certificate. The board may adopt fee for the approval of an educator preparation program.

As part of the certification process, the board may charge a requestor a fee for the issuance of a Criminal History Evaluation Letter. The fee adopted by the board must be sufficient to cover the cost of issuing the letter.

The agency may adopt fees to cover implementing a program designating a certified classroom teacher as a master, exemplary or recognized teacher for a five year period.

Due Date

At time of exam and upon application for certificate before teaching school in Texas.

Collecting Agencies

Note

Repealed by S.B. 903, 66th Leg., effective 8-27-79.

Re-enacted by S.B. 136, 67th Leg., R.S., effective 3-4-81.

Amended by S.B. 50, 67th Leg. R.S.

Amended by H.B. 1593, 69th Leg. R.S.

Amended by S.B. 1, 74th Leg., R.S., effective May 30, 1995.

The board was administratively attached to Agency 701 by H.B. 1116, 79th Leg., R.S.

Criminal History Evaluation Letter fee added by H.B. 963, 81st Leg., R.S.

Amended by H.B. 3, 86th Leg., R.S.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 20
USAS Title TEACHER CERTIFICATION FEES
Receipt Category 11 – Education
Receipt Type 10 – Business/Professional Fees
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A
Rev/Exp Category 01 – LICENSES, FEES, FINES, AND PENALTIES