Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-6908 Page: 2 of 5
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'B& IT =.ACThD J Y TI iTiIolrLATUfS OF rW ZTS OF? ELX5AD
eotoan I. It any loftier of this $tate or of
any county or of any m onia1p. lity shal kBnowngy t uo
or permit to be used for private profit to hbisolt
other than to the State county, or auntiplity, any
property, supplies, oqup t, or other thing of value
tloQngtis to the Utate or to any county or aunioipality,
he sihll b;e~lshed by fine 0o not more than One
Thousand Dolars (41,000) or by iprisonzant in the
County Jail for not more than two (2) years or by both
such fine and imprisonment.
"soo 2. If any officer of Cay county or of any
mniOiallty small kowingrly use or knowingly permit to
be used for private profit to ha1melf the labor or sare
vice of any person whone labor or morvice is paid for by
suac Ohaty, e shall bae Pnshbed by fine of 6notaore
than One To ausand Dollars (,OO0) or by npriosoea t
i the County Jail for not ore t an two (2) yOars or
by both suacha ne and imPri~ moment.
*iOc.~ ). It any ao @poi tod d or aployed by
SaY ofloer of tygr oua or by the n Comissioaera
Court of any county, or b any o tfier or any peorao
appointed or employed by y anitopoality, or ay person
enugedt In per orin e ay business of any county or by
any a 4iotpelity however opl oy'd, shall known y use
or knowng permit to be u~ed for privat profit to
hiaself any property, supplies, eq4 pment, or other
thine of vrs e belonjln to eath county or to such
mnicipality he shall be pUni sed by a fine of not
more than one Thousand Dolers 4$,000) or by iaprison-
mert L the County Jail for not 'ore thun two (2) years
or by both such tine end taprionAnt.
"Sec. 4* Zf any person pointed or employed by
any offloer of any county or by sany oficr r or any
mnictiplity or any person ensued In porforminc aRy
business of any oanat$ or of any nunioipao~ ty however
employed, sflha knowirsrAgy use or knowsfnily part to
be used for private profit tO himself the labor t l or
service of any person whose labor or service is paid
tor by aob county or by such maunioiplit7, he hall
be punished by a fine of not more ttan One Thousand
Dollar (41 000) or by imprisonment in the County
6 Jail tfor no nmore than two (2) years or by both such
fine and impri onment.
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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-6908, text, 1945; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth264185/m1/2/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.