Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 145.010
Civil Penalty


A person who determines that a person required to file a financial statement under this chapter has failed to do so may notify in writing the municipal attorney of the municipality.


On receipt of a written notice under Subsection (a), the municipal attorney shall determine from any available evidence whether the person to whom the notice relates has failed to file a statement. On making that determination, the municipal attorney shall immediately mail by certified mail a notice of the determination to the person responsible for filing the statement.


If the person responsible for filing the statement fails to file the statement before the 30th day after the date the person receives the notice under Subsection (b), the person is civilly liable to the municipality for an amount not to exceed $1,000.


A penalty paid under this section shall be deposited to the credit of the general fund of the municipality.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 249, Sec. 6.01, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

Source: Section 145.010 — Civil Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­145.­htm#145.­010 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 145.010’s source at texas​.gov