Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-4895 Page: 1 of 2
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OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
GWns c0. ann
Honorable Frank X. Vance
Dear Sirt Opinion No. 0-1
Ret tirsa Count Ti surer
May point deput ated
a her of the nisa-
1o re Court regardless
of g of relationship.
Your request for opinion has b en received and care-
fully considered by this a rtment W quote from your request
"Would th ap at t a dt y County Trea-
surer under Ar. )* 02, C0 1 atutes, bring such
appointee under he roist a nepotism', as pro-
vided for in Art. 3 of th Pe al Code, whea the
relation of th ap *o a member of the Comn
zaissio re tt is it e degree prohibited by
Art 32 he Penal d , aoand where the appointee's
bona is i di tly to a County Treasurer without
aot on f the oma sioners' Court, and where the County
Trea r pays oh ppointee or deputy out of his own
perso 1 as?"
Opi on o. *4454 of this department holds that a
County Treasure ha the authority to appoint a deputy if the
provisions of Art a 3902, V. A. C. S. are complied with.
We enclose herewith a copy of said opinion.
Since the Commissiones' Court merely authorizes the
appointment of a deputy County Treasurer and exercises no control
over the ]person to be selected, for the place, either by appoint-
ing suoh person or by confirming his appointment, it is our opinion
0 'COMMUniCATgION IS 'o U CONSTRUE AS A DEPARTI4 NTAL OP INI0O UNLtl APPROVIWD Y T1 AfTORNEY SENtRAL Ot rF1rST ASSI TANT
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