Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 171.005
Voting on Budget


The governing body of a governmental entity shall take a separate vote on any budget item specifically dedicated to a contract with a business entity in which a member of the governing body has a substantial interest.


Except as provided by Section 171.004 (Affidavit and Abstention from Voting Required)(c), the affected member may not participate in that separate vote. The member may vote on a final budget if:


the member has complied with this chapter; and


the matter in which the member is concerned has been resolved.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Renumbered from Sec. 171.006 and amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1, Sec. 40(a), eff. Aug. 28, 1989.

Source: Section 171.005 — Voting on Budget, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­171.­htm#171.­005 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 171.005’s source at texas​.gov