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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 2TEXAS ETHICS COMMISSION
CHAPTER 20REPORTING POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES
SUBCHAPTER AGENERAL RULES
RULE §20.5Reports Filed with a County Filing Authority

(a) The county clerk (or the county elections administrator or tax assessor-collector, as applicable in a particular county) is the appropriate filing authority for reports filed by:

  (1) a candidate for:

    (A) a county office;

    (B) a precinct office;

    (C) a district office (except for an office in a multi-county district; or

    (D) an office of a political subdivision other than a county if the political subdivision is within the boundaries of a single county and if the governing body of the political subdivision has not been formed;

  (2) a person holding an office listed in paragraph (1) of this section;

  (3) a specific-purpose committee supporting or opposing a candidate listed in paragraph (1) of this section or an office holder listed in paragraph (2) of this section;

  (4) a specific-purpose committee supporting or opposing:

    (A) a measure to be submitted to the voters of a single county; or

    (B) a measure concerning a political subdivision other than a county when the governing body for the political subdivision has not been formed and no boundary of the political subdivision crosses a boundary of a county.

(b) A report must be filed with both the county filing authority and the commission if the report is required to be filed by a candidate for or holder of a judicial district office filled by voters of only one county, or by a specific-purpose committee supporting, opposing, or assisting such a candidate or officeholder. However, the campaign treasurer appointment must be filed only with the commission.


Source Note: The provisions of this §20.5 adopted to be effective December 31, 1993, 18 TexReg 9714; amended to be effective September 19, 2001, 26 TexReg 7116

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