Tex. Agric. Code Section 143.051
Petition for Election


(a)

The freeholders of a county or an area that has adopted Subchapter B of this chapter or the freeholders of an area that is between two areas of a county that have adopted Subchapter B of this chapter may petition the commissioners court to conduct an election for the purpose of determining whether hogs are to be permitted to run at large in the county or area for a period beginning on November 15 of each year and ending on February 15 of the following year.

(b)

A petition for a countywide election must be signed by at least 50 freeholders. A petition for an election in an area of a county that has adopted Subchapter B of this chapter must be signed by at least 20 freeholders. A petition for an election in an area that is between two areas that have adopted Subchapter B of this chapter and in which there are fewer than 50 freeholders must be signed by a majority of the freeholders in the area.

(c)

If the election is to be less than countywide, the petition must describe the boundaries of the area in which the election is to be held in the same manner as the description provided for the election on adoption of Subchapter B of this chapter.
Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 1346, ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1981.

Source: Section 143.051 — Petition for Election, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/AG/htm/AG.­143.­htm#143.­051 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 143.051’s source at texas​.gov