Settlement and Judgment Processing Guidelines
Issued: June 3, 2004
Updated: January 13, 2023 – View Changes
For questions on the payment of settlements and judgments:
Fiscal Management Division
Expenditure Assistance section
Fax: (512) 475-0588
The guidelines and processing instructions for the payment of a settlement or judgment described in this Fiscal Policy and Procedure (FPP) comply with:
- General Appropriations Act (GAA), Article IX, Section 16.04, Judgments and Settlements.
- Applicable settlement and judgment riders in GAA, Article I, Fiscal Programs – Comptroller of Public Accounts, Strategy A.1.3.
|01/13/2023||Updated legal citation for settlements and judgments to be paid from the Comptroller’s Fiscal Programs appropriation and clarified valid USAS document types|
|07/06/2022||Added clarifying information to the Processing Instructions for the Payment of Settlements and Judgments, Processing Instructions for the Payment of Settlements and Judgments – Pre-Litigation Settlements and Settlements and Judgments Quick Reference sections|
|10/12/2021||Updated the Appropriation Year Determination for Settlements and Judgements section for clarity|
|04/24/2020||Added Settlement and Judgment Payroll Processing form, updated legal authority, clarified T-code for payments and added instructions for payroll processing|
|11/01/2018||Clarifying language for Purchase/Payroll Voucher submission|
|08/22/2018||Added 1099 instructions for payment of attorney fees on COBJ 7221 (Pre-Litigation) and added clarifying language to Transportation Code reference|