Sec. 58.089. BONDS OF OFFICERS OF A DISTRICT ACTING AS FISCAL AGENT OR COLLECTING MONEY FOR THE UNITED STATES. (a) If a district is appointed fiscal agent for the United States or if a district is authorized to make collections of money for the United States in connection with a federal reclamation project, each director and officer of the district including the tax assessor and collector shall execute an additional bond in the amount required by the Secretary of the Interior, conditioned on the faithful discharge of his respective office and on the faithful discharge by the district of its duties as fiscal or other agent of the United States under its appointment or authorization.
(b) The additional bonds shall be approved, recorded, and filed as provided in this chapter for other official bonds.
(c) Suit may be brought on the bonds by the United States or any person injured by the failure of the officers or directors of the district to fully, promptly, and completely perform their respective duties.
Added by Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 1537, ch. 627, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 29, 1977.
Last modified: September 28, 2016