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RULE §70.10The Attorney General Charge Schedule

The following is a summary of the charges for copies of public information that have been adopted by the Attorney General.

  (1) Standard paper copy--$.10 per page.

  (2) Nonstandard-size copy:

    (A) Diskette: $1.00;

    (B) Magnetic tape: actual cost;

    (C) Data cartridge: actual cost;

    (D) Tape cartridge: actual cost;

    (E) Rewritable CD (CD-RW)--$1.00;

    (F) Non-rewritable CD (CD-R)--$1.00;

    (G) Digital video disc (DVD)--$3.00;

    (H) JAZ drive--actual cost;

    (I) Other electronic media--actual cost;

    (J) VHS video cassette--$2.50;

    (K) Audio cassette--$1.00;

    (L) Oversize paper copy (e.g.: 11 inches by 17 inches, greenbar, bluebar, not including maps and photographs using specialty paper)--$.50;

    (M) Specialty paper (e.g.: Mylar, blueprint, blueline, map, photographic)--actual cost.

  (3) Labor charge:

    (A) For programming--$28.50 per hour;

    (B) For locating, compiling, and reproducing--$15 per hour.

  (4) Overhead charge-- 20% of labor charge.

  (5) Microfiche or microfilm charge:

    (A) Paper copy--$.10 per page;

    (B) Fiche or film copy--Actual cost.

  (6) Remote document retrieval charge--Actual cost.

  (7) Computer resource charge:

    (A) mainframe--$10 per CPU minute;

    (B) Midsize--$1.50 per CPU minute;

    (C) Client/Server system--$2.20 per clock hour;

    (D) PC or LAN--$1.00 per clock hour.

  (8) Miscellaneous supplies--Actual cost.

  (9) Postage and shipping charge--Actual cost.

  (10) Photographs--Actual cost as calculated in accordance with §70.9(5) of this title.

  (11) Maps--Actual cost as calculated in accordance with §70.9(4) of this title.

  (12) Other costs--Actual cost.

  (13) Outsourced/Contracted Services--Actual cost for the copy. May not include development costs.

  (14) No Sales Tax--No Sales Tax shall be applied to copies of public information.

Source Note: The provisions of this §70.10 adopted to be effective September 18, 1996, 21 TexReg 8587; amended to be effective January 16, 2003, 28 TexReg 439; amended to be effective February 11, 2004, 29 TexReg 1189; transferred effective September 1, 2005, as published in the Texas Register September 29, 2006, 31 TexReg 8251; amended to be effective February 22, 2007, 32 TexReg 614

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