Tex. Election Code Section 43.033
Consideration for Use of Public Building as Polling Place


(a)

No charge, including a charge for personnel, utilities, or other expenses incurred before or after regular business hours, may be made for the use of a public building for a polling place if the day of the election is a day on which the building is normally open for business. If the day of the election is a day on which the building is not normally open for business, a charge may be made only for reimbursement for the actual expenses resulting from use of the building in the election.

(b)

The reimbursing authority is entitled to an itemized statement of expenses before making remittance.

(c)

A person commits an offense if the person assesses a charge for the use of a public building for a polling place in violation of Subsection (a). An offense under this subsection is a Class C misdemeanor.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 481, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987; Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 976, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1989; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 728, Sec. 12, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Source: Section 43.033 — Consideration for Use of Public Building as Polling Place, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­43.­htm#43.­033 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 43.033’s source at texas​.gov