Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 22.005
Oath for Elected or Appointed Officer


A person who is elected or appointed to a municipal office under this code must take and sign the official oath of office before beginning to perform the duties of the office.


The governing body of the municipality by ordinance may require a municipal officer to take any additional oath that the governing body considers best calculated to secure the faithful performance of the officer’s duties.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

Source: Section 22.005 — Oath for Elected or Appointed Officer, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­22.­htm#22.­005 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 22.005’s source at texas​.gov