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KP-0035
Ken Paxton

Abolished municipality, disposition of remaining assets of an abolished municipality to a nonprofit corporation|Disposition of remaining assets of an abolished municipality to a nonprofit corporation

KP-0056
Ken Paxton

Payment of costs incurred in a successful appeal to a zoning board as unconstitutional gratuity

GA-0069
Greg Abbott

Open-enrollment charter school, a municipality is not authorized to issue certificates of obligation to finance construction of school facility|Certificates of obligation, authority of a municipality to issue to finance construction of a municipal open-enrollment charter school facility

GA-0257
Greg Abbott

Nuclear decommissioning, the Public Funds Investment Act would not govern a municipal utility's authority to invest nuclear decommissioning trust funds derived from charges paid by the selling utility's customers|Public Funds Investment Act would not govern a municipal utility's authority to invest nuclear decommissioning trust funds derived from charges paid by the selling utility's customers

GA-0264
Greg Abbott

Economic development corporation created under the Development Corporation Act of 1979, whether a section 4A development corporation may grant funds and refund sales taxes to a private corporation in light of amendment to the Act changing the purpose of |Project authorized by the Department Corporation Act of 1979, whether a section 4A development corporation may grant funds and refund sales taxes to a private corporation in light of amendment to the Act changing the purpose of a project from economic dev

GA-0431
Greg Abbott

Budget adopted by ordinance, a municipality may amend only by adopting an ordinance|Equal dignity, an ordinance may be amended or repealed only by the adoption of an act of

GA-0529
Greg Abbott

Loan for private housing project, city's authority to make

GA-0851
Greg Abbott

Hotel occupancy tax revenues collected under chapter 351, Tax Code, must be expended only as authorized by chapter 351|General city purposes, Chapter 351, Tax Code, prohibits hotel occupancy tax revenues, including any surplus funds, from being expended for|General city purposes, chapter 351 of the Tax Code prohibits hotel occupancy tax revenues, including any surplus funds, from being expended for|Hotel occupancy tax revenues collected under chapter 351 of the Tax Code must be expended only as authorized by chapter 351

DM-0072
Dan Morales

Forfeiture funds, law enforcement agency is generally authorized to determine the law-enforcement purposes for which funds are expended|Forfeiture funds, city council has only limited authority to determine how to expend

DM-0099
Dan Morales

Independent school districts are not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associations|Institutions of higher learning are not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associations|Municipalities are not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associations|Counties are not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associations|Depository, municipality not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associations|Savings and loan associations, municipalities, counties, independent school districts, and institutions of higher learning are not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of|Depository, institution of higher learning not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associations|Depository, county not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associations|Depository, school district not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associations

DM-0185
Dan Morales

Economic development, cities authorized to offer a range of incentives, expenditures must comport with article III, section 52|Municipal grants, cities authorized to offer a range of incentives for economic development, expenditures must comport with article III, section 52 of the Texas Constitution|Economic development, cities authorized to offer a range of incentives, expenditures must comport with article III, section 52 of the Texas Constitution|Economic development, city may issue bonds to fund provided that bonds issued in accordance with municipal charter and approved by the voters

DM-0202
Dan Morales

Investment of funds in mutual funds holding only adjustable rate mortgages that obligate United States agencies|Investment in mutual funds holding only adjustable rate mortgages that obligate United States agencies|Mutual funds holding only adjustable rate mortgages that obligate United States agencies, authority of certain public entities to invest in

DM-0331
Dan Morales

Community development block grant funds, expenditure of subject to state competitive bidding laws|Community development block grant funds, municipality must expend in accordance with state competitive bidding laws|Competitive bidding laws apply to contract with nonprofit corporation for expenditure of municipality's community development block grant funds|Competitive bidding laws apply to expenditure of community development block grant funds

JC-0005
John Cornyn

Police department in exercise of own discretion may use forfeiture funds distributed to it pursuant to article 59.06 of Code of Criminal Procedure to purchase vehicles for law enforcement purposes|City council does not have authority to require police department to purchase vehicles with forfeiture funds distributed to department pursuant to article 59.06 of Code of Criminal Procedure \r\n\r\n|City council does not have authority to require police department to purchase vehicles with forfeiture funds distributed to department pursuant to article 59.06 of Code of Criminal Procedure

JC-0109
John Cornyn

Development corporation, city that established it may not give public money or free services to but may provide funding and services in exchange for consideration, subject to certain limitations|Development corporation, city that established it may not give public money or free services to but may provide funding and services in exchange for consideration, subject to certain limitations\r\n|Development corporation may sell or lease project to city that established corporation, subject to certain limitations|Development corporation not subject to provisions governing land sales of political subdivisions but must ensure that property purchased with sales and use tax proceeds is sold for fair market value and its board must approve transaction in compliance wit

JC-0127
John Cornyn

Bond proceeds, use for legal fees for arbitration of construction contract|Arbitration expenses, use of bond proceeds for contract-related|Arbitration of construction contract, use of proceeds for legal fees for

JC-0190
John Cornyn

Continuing education for local law enforcement officers, funds allocated for may not be diverted to the general fund of a county or municipality|Funds allocated for continuing education of local law enforcement officers may not be diverted to the general fund of a county or municipality

JC-0212
John Cornyn

Donation to school district, city may spend public funds only for a public purpose and a municipal purpose and may not make|City may spend public funds only for a public purpose and municipal purpose and may not donate funds to a school district

JC-0294
John Cornyn

Public officers, reimbursement from public funds of attorney fees to defend against prosecution for violating Open Meetings Act (Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. DM-488 (1998) modified)|Attorney fees to defend against prosecution for violating Open Meetings Act, reimbursement of public officers' from public funds (Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. DM-488 (1998) modified)|City council member is disqualified from voting on a resolution approving city's payment of costs of defending council member in criminal prosecution arising out of performance of public duties (Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. DM-488 (1998) modified)|City council member may not be reimbursed for attorney's fees to defend criminal prosecution for violating Open Meetings Act if he or she is convicted (Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. DM-488 (1998) modified)|Revenues from city water system, placement in general fund (Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. DM-488 (1998) modified)|City council member is disqualified from voting on a resolution approving city's payment of costs of defending council member in criminal prosecution arising out of performance of public duties (Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. DM-488 (1998) modified)|Prosecution for violating Open Meetings Act, payment from public funds of city council members' attorney fees to defend against (Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. DM-488 (1998) modified)

JC-0362
John Cornyn

Sales and use tax levied under section 4A of Development Corporation Act of 1979, authority to make a "grant" of tax proceeds for "rehabilitation and job training/educational facility"