Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-205 Page: 1 of 2
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Hon. F. L. ose-
opino mNO. e-20a
Bact Can script issued t
oeletric sertoes be
us d to pay teast
This o fiee is in receipt of your letter of
Jauary -ja4 asking our opinn as to. whether scrApt is-
seba to lost Toes sl litie Ccmpapy for Ii ht cU .t
a W1barger County can be ued to pay ad aIOr..L
c t#yes of that ~compay.
Iou citeo Article 14 eoriso Civil Statute,
reading as -fbllowas .
' e oes levied. by this chapter are
payable in caurrescy or otn of the Uaited.
Sta ; prvsd4 that persons btoldings ear
e awed to them fsor sries rendered the
coaty nym pay their county 4 valoar;a t B~
in such ls p (t).'
In the absence or f statutes permitting him to do s'
a Tax Collector cannot accept thing except money it -
paenat of aes. cooloy on eTasstion, 4th t&, See, 18;
Electricity applied to a cunsmer is a ' oct dity'
State vs interstate Power c., 26 N. . 427, 18 r.
SeC kokinloy Telephone Co. e. 4nbetanM Telephone Co., In
nL. V. , 2 I5 3 . (Telephone service is a cmeditfl
t is tJherefoe our opinion tbat the fRnintear of
electricity is tt a orv o rendorod the aounty* witha
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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-205, text, 1939; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth257391/m1/1/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.