Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 152.073


A person who is a county official and who is in charge of the sheriff’s department or is responsible for setting the compensation provided by Sections 152.071 (Classification of Positions; Salary Schedule) and 152.072 (Petition to Increase Salaries) commits an offense if the person violates Section 152.071 (Classification of Positions; Salary Schedule) or 152.072 (Petition to Increase Salaries).


An offense under this section is punishable by a fine of not less than $10 or more than $100.


Each day on which the county official causes or permits a violation of this section to occur is a separate offense.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 808, Sec. 2, eff. Aug. 28, 1995.

Source: Section 152.073 — Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­152.­htm#152.­073 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 152.073’s source at texas​.gov