1970 Book 2 Texas Attorney General Reports and Opinions 1 (1970)

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ATTORNEY GENERAL           August 28, 1970
Hon. A. J. (Jack) Hartel    Opinion No. M-671
County Attorney
Liberty County Courthouse   Re: Whether a mother may be
Liberty, Texas                   promoted to tax assessor-
collector of a school dis-
trict when her son is a
member of the board of such
district without violating
Article 432, Vernon's Penal
Dear Mr. Hartel:                 Code.
Your recent letter to this office requesting an
opinion concerning the referenced matter states, in part, as
The Hardin Independent School District
has had in its continuous employ, Mrs. A. E.
Cessna, for the past six (6) years as Assistant
Tax Assessor-Collector. This past April (1970)
Mrs. Cessna's son was elected to serve on the
Board of Education of the Hardin Independent
School District . . .
The Hardin Independent School District
would like to promote Mrs. Cessna to the job
of Tax Assessor-Collector . . .
The question has been raised by a tax-
payer in the Hardin Independent School District
as to whether this would be a violation of
Article 432 of the Penal Code, pertaining to
nepotism . . .

a        *   o

I would appreciate your opinion as to
whether the above-mentioned fact situation
would constitute a violation of Article 432 of
the Penal Code . . .


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