onecle - legal research

Court Opinions

State Laws

US Code

US Constitution

Texas Local Government Code - Section 87.041. Vacancies Filled By Appointment Of Commissioners Court

Legal Research Home > Texas Laws > Local Government Code > Texas Local Government Code - Section 87.041. Vacancies Filled By Appointment Of Commissioners Court

§ 87.041. VACANCIES FILLED BY APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSIONERS COURT. (a) The commissioners court of a county may fill a vacancy in the office of: (1) county judge; (2) county clerk; (3) district and county clerk; (4) sheriff; (5) county attorney; (6) county treasurer; (7) county surveyor; (8) inspector of hides and animals; (9) county tax assessor-collector; (10) justice of the peace; or (11) constable. (b) The commissioners court shall fill a vacancy by a majority vote of the members of the court who are present and voting. (c) The person appointed by the commissioners court to fill the vacancy shall hold office until the next general election. Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

Section:  Previous  87.015  87.016  87.017  87.018  87.019  87.031  87.032  87.041  87.042  87.043  88.001  88.002  88.003  88.004  88.005  Next

Speak with a Lawyer in Texas

Last modified: August 11, 2007