Texas Education Code - Section 57.482. Payments By A State Agency To Defaulting Persons Prohibited
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§ 57.482. PAYMENTS BY A STATE AGENCY TO DEFAULTING PERSONS
PROHIBITED. (a) A state agency, as a ministerial duty, may not use
funds inside or outside the state treasury to pay a person or the
person's assignee if Section 57.48 prohibits the comptroller from
issuing a warrant or initiating an electronic funds transfer to the
person or assignee.
(b) A state agency that is prohibited by Subsection (a) from
making a payment to a person also is prohibited from paying any part
of that payment to:
(1) the person's estate;
(2) the distributees of the person's estate; or
(3) the person's surviving spouse.
(c) The comptroller may not reimburse a state agency for a
payment that the comptroller determines was made in violation of
(d) This section applies to a payment only if the
comptroller is not responsible under Section 404.046, 404.069, or
2103.003, Government Code, for issuing a warrant or initiating an
electronic funds transfer to make the payment.
(e) In this section, "state agency" has the meaning assigned
by Section 57.48.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1467, § 1.02, eff. Jan. 1,
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