Cumulative Subject Index
AG Opinions 1990-Present

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CORPORATIONS
Appraisal rolls, taxing unit may not enter into contingent fee contract with private corporation to locate property omitted fromJC-0290
Article 6288 of the Revised Civil Statutes governs the residency requirements for directors of the Texas Mexican Railway CompanyGA-0185
Conversion of a corporation to another type of business entity under the Texas Business Corporation Act encompasses conversion of a state license held by the converting corporation, subject in some cases to the particular requirements or restrictions of tJC-0126
Conversion, for-profit domestic corporation may convert to a nonprofit corporation incorporated under articles 1396-1.01 through 1396 -11.01, Revised Civil Statutes, or to a water-supply corporationJC-0015
Criminal penalty for practice of veterinary medicine without a license not applicable to corporationDM-0498
Employee classified as an "engineer" in private corporation but not licensed under Texas Engineering Practice Act, such person may not use the title of "engineer" or other similar term designating that such person is an "engineer" on business cards, coverJC-0525
Home health agency license application, additional requirements for business entities apply to for-profit as well as nonprofit corporationsDM-0205
Legal purpose, for-profit corporation may be organized for anyJC-0290
Meetings by telephone conference call, members of the board of trustees of the Clear Lake City Community Association, as a "property owners’ association" as defined in the Open Meetings Act, may not hold such meetings except in the limited circumstances described in section 551.125 of the Government CodeGA-0908
Number of potential suppliers available to sell products to a school district, whether reverse auction company’s procedures impermissibly limit the number is a fact question not appropriately answered by the opinion processGA-0726
Veterinary medicine, private, for-profit corporation not owned exclusively by veterinarians may not practiceDM-0498
Governmental Instrumentalities
Appointment or removal of industrial development corporation director, nepotism statute inapplicable; conflict of interest statute does not preclude city council member from voting onLO96-010
Development corporation board determines in first instance whether construction of sanitary sewer lines in residential subdivision would promote or develop new or expanded business enterprisesLO95-072
Development Corporation of Abilene, use of sales and use tax proceeds for "promotional purposes"LO94-037
Director of economic development corporation established under article 5190.6, section 4A of the Revised Civil Statutes may be reappointed to subsequent termJC-0349
Economic development corporation created under article 5190.6, section 4A of the Revised Civil Statutes and dissolving following voter initiative, creating municipality must approve plan of dissolutionJC-0553
Economic development corporation may obtain benefits for its employees through a risk pool. To the extent permitted by Local Government Code section 501.067, anGA-0990
Fort Bend Flood Control Water Supply Corporation, as political subdivision, land owned by as subject to Antiquities CodeLO95-011
Immunity from personal liability, whether director of statewide certified development corporation hasLO95-040
Local government corporations, whether subject to open government statutes and certain other statutes on contracting and purchasingJC-0335
Municipal housing authority, board member may not contract with to sell services to housing project or subsidiary corporations established by authorityLO97-056
Municipally owned natural gas company must allow a political subdivision that is a customer to pay in accordance with the deadlines set in Government Code section 2251.021 and penalties set in Government Code section 2251.025GA-0429
Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation, authority to garnish state and county employee wagesDM-0419
Nonprofit
Animal welfare organizations, authority of veterinarian to practice for when owner, partners, or shareholders are not licensed veterinariansLO95-003
Approved, accredited or licensed school, nonprofit corporation exempt from Proprietary School Act is not anLO92-026
Bryan Business Council is not subject to Open Meetings ActGA-0206
Bylaw amendment, notice to members of nonprofit water supply corporationLO96-042
Charitable raffle, use of savings bonds and prepaid credit cards as prizes in aGA-0341
Competitive bidding laws apply to contract with nonprofit corporation for expenditure of municipality's community development block grant fundsDM-0331
Confidential governmental information, private nonprofit corporation may not obtainLO95-014
Conversion, for-profit domestic corporation may convert to a nonprofit corporationJC-0015
Cooperative corporation must incorporate under Cooperative Association Act and not under Texas Non-Profit ActDM-0479
County employees and equipment, whether county may authorize use of to transport agricultural commodities for a community action organizationJM-1240
County funds, county may not transfer to nonprofit organization in accordance with contract unless commissioners court determines that transfer will accomplish a public purpose that county has authority to accomplish and that adequate controls are in placJC-0439
Dallas County Hospital District may not become dues-paying member of nonprofit associationDM-0029
Development corporation established under article 5190.6, Revised Civil Statutes, directors are subject to conflict of interest standard in Non-Profit Corporation ActJC-0338
Driver safety instruction, private, nonprofit corporation that offers must comply with statutory requirements regulating such businessesJM-1272
Economic development corporation created under article 5190.6, section 4A of the Revised Civil Statutes and dissolving following voter initiative, creating municipality must approve plan of dissolutionJC-0553
Economic development corporation's authority to make donations, application of Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act toLO97-061
Health organizations, whether foreign nonprofit corporations may be certified asJC-0304
Kempner Water Supply Corporation not subject to Local Government Records ActGA-0111
Local government corporations, whether subject to open government statutes and certain other statutes on contracting and purchasingJC-0335
Local workforce development corporation board, private-sector representative is not ineligible to service on solely because person is employed outside local areaJC-0298
Nonprofit corporation status, Border Health Institute need not obtain as it has statutory authority to solicit funding from public and private sourcesGA-0280
Nonprofit water supply corporation organized under article 1434a, Revised Civil Statutes, is not subject to the Open Meetings Act if it does not meet certain statutory provisionsLO98-040
Open Meetings Act does not apply to nonprofit corporation created but not controlled by state agencyLO96-146
Open Meetings Act not applicable to nonprofit corporation that administers federal grant for benefit of countyLO94-090
Open-enrollment charter school, members of board of nonprofit corporation that operates are not subject to statute that regulates local public officers' conflicts of interest or statute that prohibits nepotismJC-0378
Political subdivision corporation established to aggregate political subdivisions' purchase of electricity, school district may not participate for contract valued at $25,000 or more in the aggregate for a twelve-month periodJC-0492
Racetrack (class 3), whether nonprofit corporation that simulcasts races loses nonprofit status or violates articles of incorporationLO96-036
Rural Foundation not authorized to fund programs other than rural health programsJC-0570
Subgroup of public body sitting on private, nonprofit corporation's board, application of Open Meetings and Open Records ActsLO97-017
Term of office of director of economic development corporation established under article 5190.6, section 4A of the Revised Civil StatutesJC-0349
Underground Storage Facility Notification Center, excavator must notify of planned excavation only once even if date for commencing excavation is delayed beyond fourteen days of original noticeJC-0234
Water supply corporation established under Water Code chapter 67, in accordance with Local Government Code section 171.009 a director may not serve simultaneously on a city council unless the director receives no compensation or other reimbursement from the water supply corporationGA-0597
Revised: June 08, 2012