Texas Water Code
Sec. § 60.564
Misapplication of Contributions; Audit


(a)

The district may obtain an audit of any participating charitable organization that the district reasonably believes has misapplied contributions under this subchapter.

(b)

If an audit under this section reveals gross negligence or intentional misconduct on the part of a participating charitable organization, the district shall remove the charitable organization from the campaign. A charitable organization removed under this subsection is not eligible to participate in a district employee charitable campaign before the fifth anniversary of the date the charitable organization was removed.

(c)

If an audit under this section reveals intentional misconduct on the part of a charitable organization, the district shall forward its findings to the appropriate law enforcement agency.

(d)

The district may bring an action to recover misapplied contributions.

(e)

If an investigation or lawsuit results in a recovery of misapplied contributions and there is not a judgment distributing the amounts recovered, the district shall determine the manner of refunding contributions to the appropriate district employees.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1027 (H.B. 2770), Sec. 17, eff. June 17, 2011.
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