Honorable Garnet Coleman, Chair, House Committee on County Affairs
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB265 by Huffman (relating to bond requirements for county officers and employees, district attorneys, and criminal district attorneys. ), Committee Report 2nd House, Substituted
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Local Government Code to authorize a county officer or employee to perform the duties of their office without executing a bond if a county commissioners court authorizes the county to self-insure and a county judge approves the order. The bill would authorize a district attorney and a criminal district attorney to perform the duties of their office without executing a bond if a county commissioners court authorizes the county to self-insure, and would require the order to be kept and recorded by the county clerk.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.