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Grants And Donations

Summaries

GA-0447
Greg Abbott

Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities is not subject to the fiscal control and oversight of the Health and Human Services Commission|Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities may not spend public and private grants and donations without specific legislative appropriation pursuant to article XVI, section 6(b) of the Texas Constitution|Fiscal control and oversight of the Health and Human Services Commission, the Office is not subject to|Solicit funds such as private grants, the Office is authorized to|Grants and donations, article XVI, section 6(b) of the Texas Constitution does not authorize the Office to spend public and private grants and donations without specific legislative appropriation

GA-0970
Greg Abbott

Act of sending letter requesting restitution damages based upon unadjudicated claim for breach of grant contract will not, by itself, establish debt to the state for purposes of Government Code section 403.055|A debt to the state, for purposes of Government Code section 403.055 the act of sending letter requesting restitution damages based upon unadjudicated claim for breach of grant contract will not by itself establish|Existence of a debt to the state under Government Code section 403.055, if specific contract terms that create an agreement between the state and grantee establish a debt, the Commission on Environmental Quality can allege the existence of a debt by statutory reference or if the Commission can establish the debt by some other lawfully effective means, the Commission could establish the|Report person to Comptroller as indebted to state under Government Code subsection 403.055(f), until Commission has provided grantees with due process, including opportunity to contest amount or existence of contract breach, Commission may not

JC-0146
John Cornyn

Appropriation of state funds to state agency to transfer to private endowment must satisfy article III, section 51of Texas Constitution and agency's authority to transfer funds and enter into contract regarding transaction must be supported by substantive|Southwest Texas State University lacks statutory authority to transfer appropriated state funds to National Geographic Society endowment fund to benefit geography education in the state or to enter into a contract regarding such a transaction

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-0484
John Cornyn

Grant to Council member is subject to strict common-law rule governing conflicts of interest; Council may not make grant to member or to university employing member|Conflict of interest, grant to member of Texas Council on Environmental Technology subject to strict common-law rule governing conflicts of interest; Council may not make grant to member or to university employing member|Nonprofit corporation|Grant to member of Texas Council on Environmental Technology subject to strict common-law rule governing conflicts of interest; Council may not make grant to member or to university employing member