Chapter 176, Local Government Code
At its November 30, 2015, meeting, the Texas Ethics Commission adopted amendments to Forms CIS and CIQ, that had been previously adopted on August 7, 2015. The Commission adopted these forms as required by H.B. 23, 84th Leg., Regular Session, which became effective September 1, 2015. Please note that the commission does NOT have jurisdiction to interpret or enforce Chapter 176 of the Local Government Code. Prior to H.B. 23, the Office of the Attorney General issued the following advisory opinion: Opinion No. GA-0446. Also, please note that these forms are NOT filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.
EW FORMS – Start using by December 3, 2015:
- FORM CIS: Local Government Officer Conflicts Disclosure Statement (Adopted 11/30/2015)
- FORM CIQ: Conflict of Interest Questionnaire (Adopted 11/30/2015)