Attorney General Opinions

October 31, 2014

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TAC has highlighted recent Attorney General Opinions and Requests for Opinions of interest to counties. 

Attorney General Opinions

GA-1083 Whether concurrent service as a juvenile probation officer and a trustee on an independent school district's board of trustees creates a conflict of interest (RQ-1195-GA) Summary: Concurrent employment with the Fisher, Mitchell, and Nolan Counties Juvenile Department and service as the presiding member of the Sweetwater Independent School District is not incompatible and likely does not constitute a conflict of interest under chapter 171 of the Local Government Code.

Requests for Attorney General Opinions

RQ-1224-GAThe Honorable Abelino Reyna, McLennan County Criminal District Attorney, To which programs jurors may donate their juror reimbursement under section 61.003(a)(4) of the Government Code.

RQ-1226-GAMs. Sheryl Tavarez, Coke County Auditor, Validity of a salary increase for the sheriff that exceeded the amount listed in the initial public notice required by section 152.013 of the Local Government Code.

RQ-1227-GAThe Honorable Robert H. Trapp, San Jacinto County Criminal District Attorney, Commencement of term of office of a person elected sheriff as a successor to an individual who was appointed to fill a vacancy in that office.