The rights, powers, and authority granted in this subchapter shall not be subject to restriction, limitation, obligation, or requirement provided in Section 61.058 (New Construction and Repair and Rehabilitation Projects) of this code or Articles 665 through 678m, inclusive, of Vernon’s Texas Civil Statutes, notwithstanding any other provision in this subchapter.Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 3072, ch. 1024, art. 1, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1971.