Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 252.063
Removal; Ineligibility


The final conviction of a municipal officer or employee for an offense under Section 252.062 (Criminal Penalties)(a) or (b) results in the immediate removal from office or employment of that person.


For four years after the date of the final conviction, the removed officer or employee is ineligible:


to be a candidate for or to be appointed or elected to a public office in this state;


to be employed by the municipality with which the person served when the offense occurred; and


to receive any compensation through a contract with that municipality.


This section does not prohibit the payment of retirement or workers’ compensation benefits to the removed officer or employee.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1250, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

Source: Section 252.063 — Removal; Ineligibility, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­252.­htm#252.­063 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 252.063’s source at texas​.gov