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Authority And Duties

Summaries

KP-0048
Ken Paxton

Article 4, section 14 of the Texas Constitution, the Governor may veto items of appropriation, which is a designation of funds for a specific purpose|Governor's veto, if additional funds apart from what was vetoed by the Governor are available, and if authority outside of the vetoed language permits expenditure of those funds for a given purpose, and entity may spend other funds accordingly

KP-0136
Ken Paxton

State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, authority to register a position and testify for or against legislation at legislative hearings

KP-0140
Ken Paxton

Election judges, alternate election judges, and early-voting clerks are public officers and must take the constitutional oath of office under Texas Constitution article XVI, section 1, in addition to the statutory election officer's oath.|Oath of office - election judges, alternate election judges, and early-voting clerks are public officers and must take the constitutional oath of office under Texas Constitution article XVI, section 1.

GA-0723
Greg Abbott

Notary public is appointed to serve by the secretary of state and is public officer for some purposes|Implement rules for disposition of a notary’s book and seal, secretary of state is required to|Limit or prohibit an employee who is a notary public from performing notarial acts during employment hours, a private employer may\r\n|Notarial records and seal of an employee/notary public upon termination of employment, an employer may not retain the

GA-0906
Greg Abbott

Property Code section 74.501, the Comptroller’s construction of the word \\"assignee,\\" as used in that section, is entitled to deference so long as it is reasonable and not contrary to the plain language of the statute|Person to whom property is transferred based on a purchase of the property for value, a reasonable construction of the word \\"assignee\\" could include a

GA-1095
Greg Abbott

Secretary of State\\'s authority to enforce notary public\\'s duty to provide copies of entries in the notary public record book upon proper request|Notary public\\'s duty to respond to a request for copies of entries in the notary public record book by providing redacted copies|Article IV, section 26 concerning notaries public|State statutory duty to disclose information in light of possible federal constitutional or statutory privilege

DM-0209
Dan Morales

Post-employment restrictions applicable to employee of Commission|Post-employment restrictions applicable to employee of Public Utility Commission

JC-0388
John Cornyn

Lieutenant governor, person elected by Senate to perform duties of is required to serve as member of Legislative Redistricting Board|Legislative Redistricting Board, person elected by Senate to perform duties of lieutenant governor is required to serve as member of