|(a) A deputy appointed under this subchapter shall
post a surety bond payable to the county tax assessor-collector.
(b) A deputy is required to post a single bond for
a county in which the deputy performs titling, registration, or registration
renewal services, regardless of the number of locations in that county
from which that deputy may provide these services.
(c) A full service deputy or dealer deputy must post
a bond in an amount between $100,000 and $5,000,000, as determined
by the county tax assessor-collector.
(d) A limited service deputy must post a bond in an
amount between $2,500 and $1,000,000, as determined by the county
(e) A deputy that is an agency or subdivision of a
governmental jurisdiction of the State of Texas is not required to
post a bond pursuant to this section, unless the county tax assessor-collector
determines that a bond should be required in an amount consistent
with subsection (d) of this section.