Tex. Gov't Code Section 574.005
Local Government Officers on State Governing Bodies


(a)

In this section:

(1)

“Local government” means a county, a municipality, a special district or authority, or another political subdivision of this state.

(2)

“State agency” means a department, commission, board, office, council, authority, or other agency in the executive branch of state government that is created by the constitution or a statute of this state, including a university system or institution of higher education as defined by Section 61.003 (Definitions), Education Code.

(b)

An individual who holds an elected or appointed local government office may be appointed to the governing body of a state agency if otherwise eligible. The individual may not receive compensation for serving on the governing body of the state agency but may be reimbursed as provided by other law for a reasonable and necessary expense incurred in the performance of an official function.

(c)

Rules adopted under Section 574.003 (Rules) are not required to implement this section.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 879, Sec. 1, eff. June 20, 2003.

Source: Section 574.005 — Local Government Officers on State Governing Bodies, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­574.­htm#574.­005 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 574.005’s source at texas​.gov