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A public official may not appoint, confirm the appointment of, or vote for the appointment or confirmation of the appointment of an individual to a position that is to be directly or indirectly compensated from public funds or fees of office if:
(1) the individual is related to the public official within a degree described by Section 573.002; or
(2) the public official holds the appointment or confirmation authority as a member of a state or local board, the legislature, or a court and the individual is related to another member of that board, legislature, or court within a degree described by Section 573.002.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 573.041. Prohibition Applicable to Public Official - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/government-code/gov-t-sect-573-041/
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