Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 22.008
Disqualification from Office


An officer who is entrusted with the collection or custody of funds belonging to the municipality and who is in default to the municipality may not hold any municipal office until the amount of the default, plus 10 percent interest, is paid to the municipality.


If a member of the governing body changes the member’s place of residence to a location outside the corporate boundaries of the municipality, the member is automatically disqualified from holding the member’s office and the office is considered vacant.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
Amended by:
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1096 (H.B. 3727), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2017.

Source: Section 22.008 — Disqualification from Office, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­22.­htm#22.­008 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 22.008’s source at texas​.gov