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KP-0010
Ken Paxton

Other county programs that may be considered for county authorization of receipt of juror donations - Texas Government Code subsection 61.003(a)(4) does not limit the donation of juror reimbursements to only juror counseling programs.|Juror donations - Government Code subsection 61.003(a)(4) does not limit the donation of juror reimbursements to only juror counseling programs.|County authorization of receipt of juror donations - Government Code subsection 61.003(a)(4) does not limit the donation of juror reimbursements to only juror counseling programs.

KP-0029
Ken Paxton

The Tarrant County Hospital District is authorized by subsection 285.091(a) of the Health and Safety Code to structure the managerial and oversight authority of a physician group as it deems necessary to carry out the functions of or provide services to the District.|Whether a physician group formed pursuant to subsection 281.0565(b) of the Health and Safety Code is a "governmental body" subject to the Public Information Act requires the resolution of certain fact issues and is thus beyond the purview of an attorney general opinion.|To the extent a physician group formed pursuant to subsection 281.0565(b) of the Health and Safety Code is not delegated any governmental authority, it is likely not a "governmental body" for purposes of the Open Meetings Act and thus is not subject to its provisions.|To the extent a physician group formed pursuant to subsection 281.0565(b) of the Health and Safety Code is not delegated any governmental authority, it is likely not a "governmental body" for purposes of the Open Meetings Act and thus is not subject to its provisions|The Tarrant County Hospital District is authorized to create and fund a physician group under subsection 281.0565(b) of the Health and Safety Code if it reasonably determines in good faith that the expenditure will serve a public purpose and it put sufficient controls in place to ensure that the public purpose is carried out and that the District receives a return benefit.|The Tarrant County Hospital District is authorized by subsection 285.091(a) of the Health and Safety Code to structure the managerial and oversight authority of a physician group as it deems necessary to carry out the functions of or provide services to the District

KP-0153
Ken Paxton

Raffle prize by nonprofit charitable organization - because the award of alcohol as a raffle prize by is not prohibited by the Charitable Raffle Enabling Act and is not a sale or otherwise an activity regulated by the Alcoholic Beverage Code, a court would likely conclude that current law does not prohibit such a raffle prize

KP-0202
Ken Paxton

Transfer of commercial lessor license under Bingo Enabling Act|Transfer of right to lease more than one licensed authorized organization under the Bingo Enabling Act|Authority to reopen order granting transfer of commercial lessor license|Commission's change in historical practice regarding transfer of commercial lessor license is likely a "rule" within Administrative Procedure Act

GA-0097
Greg Abbott

Raffles, whether charitable organization may award cash refund of raffle ticket price as a prize, auction and raffle ticket for a price that is not printed on the ticket, or auction off or sell additional tickets or chances after the drawing has begun|Raffles, whether raffle ticket holders may resell tickets|Raffles, charitable organization that awards cash refund of raffle ticket price as a prize, auctions a raffle ticket for a price that is not printed on the ticket, or auctions off or sells additional tickets or chances after the drawing has begun may not |Raffles, whether charitable organization may award refund of raffle ticket price as a prize, auction a raffle ticket for a price that is not printed on the ticket, or auction or sell additional tickets or chances after the drawing has begun|Lottery promotion, charitable organization that awards cash refund of raffle ticket price as a prize, auctions a raffle ticket for a price that is not printed on the ticket, or auctions off or sells additional tickets or chances after the drawing has begu

GA-0341
Greg Abbott

Charitable raffle, use of savings bonds and prepaid credit cards as prizes in a|Raffle, use of savings bonds and prepaid credit cards as prizes in a charitable

GA-0537
Greg Abbott

Fact question for the chief appraisal of the appraisal district to initially determine, Whether any property is entitled to a tax exemption is \r\n|Used for charitable purposes under the Texas Constitution and section 11.18, Tax Code, Under certain circumstances unoccupied property owned by charitable organization could be determined to be\r\n

GA-0804
Greg Abbott

Offense of gambling under section 47.02 and the offense of gambling promotion under section 47.03, charitable squares game as described does not implicate the|Squares game

GA-0837
Greg Abbott

Amount specified in the Charitable Raffle Enabling Act, the cap on the value of a residential dwelling that has not yet been constructed and that is offered or awarded as a prize at a raffle for which a qualified organization provides any consideration is the

GA-0949
Greg Abbott

Charitable campaigns, school district not prohibited from authorizing under section 22.011, Education Code|Charitable campaigns, school district not prohibited from authorizing under section 22.011, Education Code\r\n\r\nCharitable contributions, solicitation of at meetings under section 22.011, Education Code: Not permitted if employee attendance is mandatory, instructed or expected, or forced in any manner, if the solicitation is a purpose-even if not sole purpose-of meeting; but if attendance is voluntary, section 22.011 does not prohibit a presentation to solicit donations \r\n\r\nCharitable campaign solicitation materials, sending of, not prohibited under section 22.011, Education Code so long as school district does not make contribution mandatory or instruct, expect, or force employee either to make or refrain from making contribution in any manner \r\n\r\nCharitable contributions, identification of employee donors, likely not permitted under section 22.011, Education Code to extent identification could constitute direct or indirect coercion|Charitable campaigns, school district not prohibited from authorizing under section 22.011, Education Code\r\n\r\nCharitable contributions, solicitation of at meetings under section 22.011, Education Code: Not permitted if employee attendance is mandatory, instructed or expected, or forced in any manner, if the solicitation is a purpose---even if not sole purpose---of meeting; but if attendance is voluntary, section 22.011 does not prohibit a presentation to solicit donations \r\n\r\nCharitable campaign solicitation materials, sending of, not prohibited under section 22.011, Education Code so long as school district does not make contribution mandatory or instruct, expect, or force employee either to make or refrain from making contribution in any manner \r\n\r\nCharitable contributions, identification of employee donors, likely not permitted under section 22.011, Education Code to extent identification could constitute direct or indirect coercion

GA-1092
Greg Abbott

Tax exemption for property equitably owned by charitable organization|Chief appraiser, initial determination about eligibility for tax exemption rests with

DM-0367
Dan Morales

Charitable organizations, statute allowing solicitors for to stand in roadway, whether permissible under Fourteenth Amendment|Charitable organizations, statute allowing solicitors for to stand in roadway, whether permissible under First Amendment|Constitutionality of statute permitting solicitors for charitable organizations, but no others, to stand in roadway

DM-0402
Dan Morales

Resource conservation and development council, status as charitable organization|Resource conservation and development council, civil liability of officers and volunteers|Charitable purpose|Promotion of social welfare|Resource conservation and development council established under 16 U.S.C. chapter 54, status as charitable organization under state law

JC-0046
John Cornyn

Raffle proceeds may be used to pay reasonable, incidental, and necessary expenses of conducting raffle from which proceeds were raised, but no raffle proceeds may be used to fund subsequent raffles|Charitable raffle prize may be valued in excess of $50,000 if prize was not purchased by organization and organization gave no consideration for prize\r\n\r\n

JC-0111
John Cornyn

Certificate of deposit|Money|Charitable Raffle Enabling Act, if certificate of deposit may be offered as a prize under|Charitable Raffle Enabling Act, certificate of deposit may not be offered as a prize under

JC-0134
John Cornyn

Exemption for property of charitable organization inapplicable to building used by nonprofit, but owned by individual

JC-0138
John Cornyn

Funds donated to junior college for scholarships are not general college assets, and hence consolidation with other scholarships held by nonprofit foundation does not implicate constitutional restriction on gift or grant of public money to private entity|Funds donated to junior college for scholarships, because impressed with charitable trust, may be consolidated with funds held by private nonprofit foundation through court-proceeding substituting trustees of nonprofit for trustees of junior college, provided nature and character of funds remain the same

JC-0240
John Cornyn

Scholarship and endowment funds donated to state university are impressed with charitable trust, modification of which requires court proceeding to which Attorney General is proper party

JC-0482
John Cornyn

Particular "charitable sweepstakes fundraising program" conducted by private nonprofit corporation is illegal under Texas law

JM-1277
Jim Mattox

Statute regulating charitable raffles, type of bond county clerk may accept for purposes of|Raffles, what constitutes a bond for purposes of statute regulating charitable raffles