ATTORNEY GENERAL

Requests for Opinions

RQ-0198-KP

Requestor:

The Honorable J.M. Lozano

Chair, Committee on Higher Education

Texas House of Representatives

Post Office Box 2910

Austin, Texas 78768-2910

Re: Whether a member of a school district board of trustees is subject to the resign to run provisions of article 16, section 65 of the Texas Constitution and whether an officeholder listed in that section automatically resigns by making a statement that the officeholder is considering or exploring a candidacy for another office (RQ-0198-KP)

Briefs requested by January 5, 2018

RQ-0199-KP

Requestor:

Mr. J. Winston Krause

Chairman

Texas Lottery Commission

Post Office Box 16630

Austin, Texas 78761-6630

Re: Whether the rights that a grandfathered bingo commercial lessor holds under a commercial lessor license may be transferred to another entity under the license transfer provisions of the Bingo Enabling Act (RQ-0199-KP)

Briefs requested by January 11, 2018

For further information, please access the website at www.texasattorneygeneral.gov or call the Opinion Committee at (512) 463-2110.

TRD-201705059

Amanda Crawford

General Counsel

Office of the Attorney General

Filed: December 11, 2017


RQ-0200-KP

Requestor:

Mr. Edward A. Dion

El Paso County Auditor

800 East Overland Street, Room 406

El Paso, Texas 79901-2407

Re: County authority to collect or delegate the collection of money owed to the county (RQ-0200-KP)

Briefs requested by January 11, 2018

For further information, please access the website at www.texasattorneygeneral.gov or call the Opinion Committee at (512) 463-2110.

TRD-201705110

Amanda Crawford

General Counsel

Office of the Attorney General

Filed: December 13, 2017