This is included so you may understand the legal process involved in abolishing the office of County Public Weigher.


Texas Agriculture Code

§ 13.2535. Local Option Election to Abolish Office

  1. The office of elected County Public Weigher is abolished in a county if the abolition is approved by a majority of the votes received at an election ordered under this section. The Commissioners Court of the county shall order the election in the county if the court by order proposes that the office of elected County Public Weigher be abolished. The Commissioners Court shall order the election to be held on the next authorized election date that occurs after the 45th day after the date of the court order proposing abolition of the office.
  2. The Commissioners Court shall order the ballot for the election to be printed to provide for voting for or against the proposition: "Abolishing the office of elected County Public Weigher."
  3. The abolition of the office takes effect on the January 1 following the date of the election. After the abolition of the office, the Commissioners Court shall transfer to the department the records of the abolished office.

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 211, § 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1993.


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