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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter D. Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity

back to top§ 160.306. Filing Fee Not Required

The Department of State Health Services may not charge a fee for filing:

(1) an acknowledgment of paternity;

(2) a denial of paternity; or

(3) a rescission of an acknowledgment of paternity or denial of paternity.

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 821, § 1.01, eff. June 14, 2001. Amended by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., ch. 1221 (S.B. 502), § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2011; Acts 2015, 84th Leg., ch. 1 (S.B. 219), § 1.059, eff. April 2, 2015.