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Conflicts Disclosure - Forms CIQ/CIS
Effective January 1, 2006, the Conflict of Interest Questionnaire (CIQ) form requires disclosure of certain business and gift giving relationships, if any, that individuals or businesses may have with local government officials as defined in Chapter 176.001(1-a) of the Local Government Code. This form must be filed with the City Secretary not later than the 7th business day after the date that the person becomes aware of the facts that require the statement to be filed. See Chapter 176, Local Government Code for details. A person commits an offense if the person knowingly violates Section 176.006, Local Government Code. An offense under this section is a Class C Misdemeanor.
Effective January 1, 2006, Chapter 176 of the Local Government Code requires a Conflicts Disclosure Statement (CIS) to be filed with the City Secretary when a local government officer becomes aware of facts that require the officer to file this statement as defined in Chapter 176, Local Government Code (see link above). A local government officer commits an offense if the officer knowingly violates Section 176.003, Local Government Code. An offense under this section is a Class C Misdemeanor.

Publication by the Texas Ethics Commission about CIQ/CIS forms:
Compliance is the responisibility of each individual, business and agent who is subject to the requirements of Chapter 176, Local Government Code.

If you have questions about the Conflicts of Interest laws or about Chapter 176 of the Local Government Code, please consult with your legal counsel.

Forms that have been submitted:

If you determine that you are required to file a form with the City Secretary, you may hand deliver the form, mail it or file it electronically via e-mail to Connie Constancio at cconstancio@lockhart-tx.org.

 

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