Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-470 Page: 3 of 4
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Mr. T. 0. Walton,- April 13, 1939, Page 3
Judicial attaches for the tim being, to be"
exercised for the public benefit. Unless he
powers conferred are of this aatu, the h-
dividual is not a public officer." -
The sae rule is adhered to i Oinr nionesrs Court of
Limestone County v. Garrett, (Tex. o , A.pp.) 238 3. V.
970; and it is likewise stated in 34 Tex. ar. 325.
You have not given us any detailed faots about
the parsons you ask aboat, but we feel sure that they are
-employees with the. definition of the word .a Iebster's
New International Ditioary, and s., as follows:
S "On earaployeA by another; ou who works
for wages or salary in the service of' a ea-
The faet that the Col lege mo the tracks in
question is lmate.ril.. There s nothing In the statute
that would permit an exqapton because of that- fat. On
the subject o ohauffer's licenses in 42 CoZip frits
74 It Is salt:
"he license contemplated is personal to
the particular person who .operates the motor
vehicle sa mdust be obtained by sad Issued to
In paragraph (b) of Section 3 of the Aet it
speciftIally exempts %*very person in the service of the
United tates ... when operating a motor vehile aIn such
service.' But, there is no exemption for sash persons as
State College employees or person drivflng College owned
trucks. We think the fast that soe persons are eean-
ed ant these particular ones are not exempted indicates
an intentiono to include these particular rones ana those
who must obtain the license
Our answer to your enquiry Is that the persons
yeou ask about, awho work for Agricult ral eat Neebsal e1
College of Texas, are required undser the law to obtain
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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-470, text, 1939; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth257654/m1/3/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.