2019 Texas Statutes
Local Government Code
Title 5 - Matters Affecting Public Officers and Employees
Subtitle C - Matters Affecting Public Officers and Employees of More Than One Type of Local Government
Chapter 171 - Regulation of Conflicts of Interest of Officers of Municipalities, Counties, and Certain Other Local Governments
Section 171.003. Prohibited Acts; Penalty

Sec. 171.003. PROHIBITED ACTS; PENALTY. (a) A local public official commits an offense if the official knowingly:

(1) violates Section 171.004;

(2) acts as surety for a business entity that has work, business, or a contract with the governmental entity; or

(3) acts as surety on any official bond required of an officer of the governmental entity.

(b) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.

Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1, Sec. 40(a), eff. Aug. 28, 1989.

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