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GA-0082
Greg Abbott

Fees for inspecting installation and relocation of bus stops, home-rule city may not impose|Fees for inspecting installation and relocation of bus stops, home-rule city may not impose

GA-0538
Greg Abbott

Governing board of metropolitan transit authority, member of not barred from simultaneously serving as acting city manager for city within authority’s jurisdiction\r\n|Common-law doctrine of incompatibility does not bar member of governing board of metropolitan transit authority from simultaneously serving as acting city manager for city within \r\nauthority’s jurisdiction\r\n

GA-0653
Greg Abbott

Equal and uniform requirement, if its sales and use tax at different rates in different subregions falls equally on people and property within each subregion and the different tax treatment by subregion is reasonable, Regional Transportation Authority’s sales and use tax levy does not violate|Regional Transportation Authority’s levy of sales and use tax at different rates in different subregions does not violate constitutional equal and uniform requirement if the tax falls equally on people and property within each subregion and the different tax treatment by subregion is reasonable|Sales and use tax; levy by Regional Transportation Authority

GA-0836
Greg Abbott

City withdrawing from regional transportation authority, a metropolitan planning organization’s policy body does not have authority under chapter 452, Transportation Code, to close a transit station in|Existing contracts or agreements governing funding pertaining to the station, any right in the RTC to seek repayment from the City of federal funds expended in relation to the transit station would be determined under|Regional transportation authority, a metropolitan planning organization’s policy body does not have authority, under chapter 452, Transportation Code, to close a transit station in city withdrawing from

GA-0968
Greg Abbott

Contract with voters; representations and statements preceding an election for creation of Advanced Transportation District as limiting municipality, county, district use of sales and use tax for streetcar project|Contract with voters; representations and statements preceding election for creation of Advanced Transportation District as limiting municipality, county, district use of sales and use tax for streetcar project

GA-1028
Greg Abbott

Job order contracting method of procurement, authority of Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County to use

DM-0017
Dan Morales

Closed meeting held by authority to review bids for proposed rail system, applicability of Open Meetings Act to (Overruled by Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. DM-191 (1992)) | Closed session to receive information from and ask questions of staff and companies responding to request for proposals for rail system, Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority was not participating in meeting subject to Act by meeting in (Overruled by Te | Discussion among board members of Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority about companies' responses to proposals for rail system, Act does not authorize Board to hold closed meeting to engage in (Overruled by Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. DM-191 (1992))

JC-0076
John Cornyn

Common-carrier obligation and rail line beyond authority's service area, authority may acquire if necessary, convenient, or useful to accomplishment of statutory purposes|Necessary, convenient, or useful|Common-carrier obligation and rail line beyond mass-transit authority's service area, authority may acquire if necessary, convenient, or useful to accomplishment of authority's statutory purpose