Attorney General Opinions

July 06, 2018

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

Attorney General Opinions

There have been no opinions issued since the last County Issues newsletter published on June 1.

Requests for Attorney General Opinions

RQ-0235-KP: The Honorable David Willborn, Guadalupe County Attorney, Whether a county clerk whose office does not accept electronic documents for recording must accept and record a printed copy of an electronic document that does not comply with the original signature and other requirements of certain provisions of the Property Code.

RQ-0236-KP: The Honorable Timothy J. Mason, Andrews County/District Attorney, Authority of a county commissioners court over disbursing funds received from a compact waste disposal facility under Health and Safety Code section 402.244.

RQ-0237-KP: The Honorable Jodie Laubenberg, Chair, Committee on Elections, Texas House of Representatives, Whether article 11, section 5 of the Texas Constitution prohibits a city from amending its charter on the uniform election date in the twenty-fourth month after a previous charter amendment if that election date is not a full two calendar years from the previous amendment election.