TEXAS ETHICS COMMISSION

Ethics Advisory Opinions

EAO-544 - Whether the inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission is a "state officer" required to file a personal financial statement under Chapter 572 of the Government Code. (SP-13)

SUMMARY

The inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission is a "state officer" required to file a personal financial statement under Chapter 572 of the Government Code.

The Texas Ethics Commission is authorized by section 571.091 of the Government Code to issue advisory opinions in regard to the following statutes: (1) Chapter 572, Government Code; (2) Chapter 302, Government Code; (3) Chapter 303, Government Code; (4) Chapter 305, Government Code; (5) Chapter 2004, Government Code; (6) Title 15, Election Code; (7) Chapter 159, Local Government Code; (8) Chapter 36, Penal Code; (9) Chapter 39, Penal Code; (10) Section 2152.064, Government Code; and (11) Section 2155.003, Government Code.

Questions on particular submissions should be addressed to the Texas Ethics Commission, P.O. Box 12070, Capitol Station, Austin, Texas 78711-2070, (512) 463-5800.

Issued in Austin, Texas, on July 11, 2017.

TRD-201702737

Seana Willing

Executive Director

Texas Ethics Commission

Filed: July 21, 2017