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Refunding Deposits (APS 013)

Issued: Oct. 31, 2005
Updated: Aug. 18, 2023 – View Changes

FPP A.033


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For general policy or USAS questions, contact your agency’s appropriation control officer.


For CAPPS questions, contact your agency’s CAPPS support staff.

Authorized agency support staff may contact the CAPPS Help Desk at (512) 463-2277 for additional assistance.


Applicable to

State agencies and institutions of higher education.


Generally, state agencies and institutions of higher education must refund erroneous collections if a refund claim is made within four years of when the amount was due or collected by the state.

Legal citations

Government Code, Section 403.077, allows the refunding of erroneous collections and is applicable to all agencies and institutions of higher education.

General Appropriations Act (GAA), Article IX, Section 8.04, 88th Legislature, Regular Session, allows money to be refunded, as provided by law.


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Changes to This Document
Date Updates
08/18/2023 No changes through acts of the 88th Legislature, Regular Session
08/20/2021 No changes resulted from the acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session.
08/16/2019 Updated through the acts of the 86th Legislature, Regular Session