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GA-0286
Greg Abbott

Statutes regulating the manner of holding an election are directory and a departure from their provisions will not ordinarily invalidate an election, unless each departure affects or changes the result of the election|Statutory enactments concerning elections must be liberally construed in order to ascertain and effectuate the will of the voters|Submission of election predict returns to the Secretary of State, whether county's timely submission constitutes certification of election results within Texas Racing Act is fact question for the Commission|Certification of local option election results to Secretary of State within ten days, statute requiring is directory|Results of a local option election on pari-mutuel wagering propositions must be certified to the Secretary of State before the Texas Racing Commission may accept or act on a license application|Certification of election results is ministerial task

GA-0867
Greg Abbott

Texas Racing Act licensing residency requirements, constitutionality of sec. 6.06(d)of art. 179e.|Citizenship|Texas Racing Act licensing requirements, constitutionality of sec. 6.06(d)of art. 179e.|Texas Racing Act licensing residency requirements, constitutionality of sec. 6.06(d) of art. 179e|Fact questions cannot be answered in an attorney general opinion. U.S. Supreme Court\\'s test to determine if state law violates U.S. Commerce Clause involves mixed questions of fact and law.|U.S. Supreme Court\\'s test to determine if state law violates U.S. Commerce Clause involves questions of fact that cannot be answered in an attorney general opinion.|Texas Racing Act licensing requirements, constitutionality of sec. 6.06(d)of art 179e.

DM-0211
Dan Morales

Rules proposed by Texas Greyhound Association for use of breakage allocated to it are subject to approval by Commission|Breakage|Breakage generated by pari-mutuel wagering on greyhound races, allocation of

DM-0327
Dan Morales

Racetrack premises, authority of private security guards and off duty peace officers to carry firearms on|Private security guards and off-duty peace officers, authority to carry firearms on racetrack premises|Off-duty peace officers, authority to carry firearms on racetrack premises

JC-0001
John Cornyn

Racetrack admission fee collected by Harris County to distribute to municipalities constitutes occupation tax because municipalities have no authority to regulate racetrack outside their jurisdiction|Admission fee collected by Harris County to distribute to municipalities constitutes occupation tax because municipalities have no authority to regulate racetrack outside their jurisdiction|Occupation tax, racetrack admission fee collected by Harris County to distribute to municipalities constitutes because municipalities have no authority to regulate racetrack outside their jurisdiction

JC-0581
John Cornyn

Breeders' Cup races for which race track may obtain reimbursement for capital costs and improvements under section 6.094 of the Texas Racing Act, "The Great State Challenge" does not qualify as one

JM-1134
Jim Mattox

Nonpari-mutuel racetracks may not be regulated by Racing Commission|Racing Act delegates legislative authority without sufficient standards to allow Racing Commission to regulate nonpari-mutuel racetracks|Nonpari-mutuel racetracks may not be regulated by