Conflict of Interest Disclosure - HB 914

CONFLICT OF INTEREST INFORMATION

Effective January 1, 2006, Chapter 176 of the Texas Government Code, requires that any person, agent of a person or employee of an entity acting in the employee's official capacity (hereafter referred to as vendors) who contracts or seeks to contract for the sale or purchase of property, goods or services with a local government (Marble Falls ISD) are required to file a Conflict of Interest Questionnaire with the district. Each covered person or entity that seeks to contract, or contracts with, Marble Falls ISD is responsible for complying with any applicable disclosure requirements. The completed questionnaires shall be posted on the district's web site.

The Conflict of Interest Questionnaire (Form CIQ) must be filed in accordance with LGC 176: (portions of which are quoted below)

Not later than the seventh business day after the date that the Vendor begins contract discussions or negotiations with Marble Falls ISD or submits to Marble Falls ISD an application, response to a request for proposals, or bids, correspondence, or other writing related to a potential agreement with the local entity. The Vendor shall also file an updated questionnaire not later than September 1 of each year in which a covered transaction is pending, and the seventh business day after the date of an event that would make a statement in the questionnaire incomplete or inaccurate.

Note: A vendor is not required to file an updated completed questionnaire in a year if the person has filed a questionnaire on or after June 1, but before September 1, of that year. The Conflict of Interest Questionnaire may be downloaded from the Texas Ethics Commission's web site at http://www.ethics.state.tx.us/ .

Completed forms should be sent to:

Marble Falls ISD
1800 Colt Circle
Marble Falls, TX  78654

Conflict of Interest Questionnaires filed with Marble Falls ISD can be viewed here .