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KP-0234
Ken Paxton

Funds received under Health and Safety Code section 401.244 are public funds|County's continuing oversight of funds disbursed to entity under Health and Safety Code subsection 401.244(b)(2)|Purchases made by nonprofit entity using funds received by County under Health and Safety Code section 401.244

GA-0247
Greg Abbott

Quantum meruit payments on contract awarded in violation of County Purchasing Act, commissioners court lacks authority to authorize|Ratification, commissioners court lacks authority to ratify contract awarded in violation of County Purchasing Act|County auditor who determines that the county awarded a contract without complying with the County Purchasing Act may not approve a claim for payment on the contract|County Purchasing Act, contract awarded in violation of Act is not void but may be voided by a court|Claims approval, county auditor who determines that the county awarded a contract without complying with the County Purchasing Act may not approve a claim for payment on the contract|Competitive bidding, county auditor who determines that the county awarded a contract without complying with the County Purchasing Act may not approve a claim for payment on the contract

GA-0518
Greg Abbott

Delinquent taxes as debt for purpose of statute authorizing a county to adopt competitive bidding rules refusing to contract with or entering into a contract with a person indebted to the county \r\n|Delinquent taxes as debt for purposes of statute precluding disbursement of county funds to person indebted to the county\r\n|Debt

GA-0533
Greg Abbott

Contraband, sale by county|Conditioning sale of gambling contraband on agreement to remove such property to jurisdiction in which the property’s use is not illegal\r\n |Authority of commissioners court to condition sale of seized gambling contraband on bidder’s agreement to remove such property to jurisdiction in which the property’s use is not illegal\r\n\r\n

GA-0604
Greg Abbott

County auditor is not bound by advice or opinion of county attorney regarding the lawfulness of a claim against the county|Phased purchase of concrete slab and pavilion structure, whether purchase violates County Purchasing Act is question of fact

GA-1090
Greg Abbott

Court would likely conclude that Dallas County is not expressly authorized by Labor Code section 62.0515 to require a higher wage as a condition for a contract award under the County Purchasing Act.|Whether the payment of higher wages is definitively and objectively related to the quality of services provided under a specific contract such that it can be included as an evaluation factor on competitive proposals submitted under section 262.030 of the County Purchasing Act requires a factual inquiry and is not a question that can be answered in the opinion process.

DM-0226
Dan Morales

Minority and women-owned businesses, policy to increase county contracts with is not inconsistent with competitive bidding requirements|Minority and women-owned businesses, constitutionality of county policy to increase contracts with depends upon facts such as county's basis for adopting policy

DM-0246
Dan Morales

Prosecutor's forfeiture fund, applicability of County Purchasing Act to purchases made from|Prosecutor's forfeiture fund, commissioners court's duty to initiate competitive bidding process upon receipt of request for and accept bids|Prosecutor's forfeiture fund, applicability of County Purchasing Act to purchases from

JC-0149
John Cornyn

Interest earned on motor vehicle inventory tax escrow accounts, purchases from fund not subject to County Purchasing Act|Interest earned on motor vehicle inventory tax escrow accounts may not be used for expenses not related to the administration of the prepayment procedure, but whether and to what extent a particular purchase is a legitimate cost related to administration |Interest earned on motor vehicle inventory tax escrow accounts, county auditor may audit and review expenditures from

JC-0319
John Cornyn

Prebid conference, commissioners court is not authorized under County Purchasing Act to require bidders to attend mandatory prebid conference or to refuse to accept or open bids of bidders who fail to attend

JC-0521
John Cornyn

Professional Services Procurement Act authorizes a county to require prospective contractors to submit disclosure statements regarding their business relationships with county officers and employees|County contracts, County Purchasing Act and Professional Services Procurement Act authorize county to require prospective contractors to submit disclosure statements regarding their business relationships with county officers and employees|Disclosure statements regarding prospective contractors' business relationships with county officers and employees, County Purchasing Act authorizes county to require|Disclosure statements regarding prospective contractors' business relationships with county officers and employees, County Purchasing Act and Professional Services Procurement Act authorize county to require

JM-1189
Jim Mattox

Design/build contract for construction of public work, commissioners court may not award on basis of competitive bidding where architectural or engineering services are part of contract

JM-1215
Jim Mattox

Prevailing wages, county may not prescribe for contracts other than public works contracts|Prevailing wages, fringe benefits, and English proficiency, county may not specify as conditions for nonpublic works contracts subject to competitive bidding unless directly related to work to be done

JM-1220
Jim Mattox

County Purchasing Act competitive bidding requirements applicable to public works contract for construction of vehicle maintenance building|Public works contract for construction of vehicle maintenance building, County Purchasing Act competitive bidding requirements applicable to

JM-1254
Jim Mattox

Spot purchase of supplies or materials, county may make without competitive bidding when the contractor obligated to meet county's requirements is unable to do so