Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 180.007
Payments in Excess of Contractual Amount


A political subdivision may not pay an employee or former employee more than an amount owed under a contract with the employee unless the political subdivision holds at least one public hearing under this section.


Notice must be given of the hearing in accordance with notice of a public meeting under Subchapter C (Notice of Meeting Required), Chapter 551 (Open Meetings), Government Code.


The governing body of the political subdivision must state the following at the public hearing:


the reason the payment in excess of the contractual amount is being offered to the employee or former employee, including the public purpose that will be served by making the excess payment; and


the exact amount of the excess payment, the source of the payment, and the terms for the distribution of the payment that effect and maintain the public purpose to be served by making the excess payment.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 862 (H.B. 483), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

Source: Section 180.007 — Payments in Excess of Contractual Amount, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­180.­htm#180.­007 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 180.007’s source at texas​.gov