ATTORNEY GENERAL

Requests for Opinions

RQ-0168-KP

Requestor:

The Honorable Abel Herrero

Chair, Committee on Land & Resource Management

Texas House of Representatives

Post Office Box 2910

Austin, Texas 78768-2910

Re: Whether an appraisal district is authorized to modify the boundary of a school district upon receipt of information indicating the survey line was inaccurate (RQ-0168-KP)

Briefs requested by July 28, 2017

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

TRD-201702589

Amanda Crawford

General Counsel

Office of the Attorney General

Filed: July 10, 2017


Requests for Opinions

Under what circumstances Texas courts afford deference to agency interpretations of statutes

RQ-0169-KP

Requestor:

The Honorable Lyle Larson

Chair, Committee on Natural Resources

Texas House of Representatives

Post Office Box 2910

Austin, Texas 78768-2910

Re: Whether the term "direct recording electronic voting machine" as used in subsection 121.003(12) of the Election Code includes voting machines that produce paper ballots (RQ-0169-KP)

Briefs requested by July 27, 2017

RQ-0170-KP

Requestor:

Raymond Palacios, Jr.

Chairman, Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

4000 Jackson Avenue

Austin, Texas 78731

Re: Whether wholly owning a motor vehicle manufacturer results in affiliation with that manufacturer for purposes of section 2301.476(a)(2) of the Occupations Code (RQ-0170-KP)

Briefs requested by July 27, 2017

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

TRD-201702597

Amanda Crawford

General Counsel

Office of the Attorney General

Filed: July 11, 2017