Texas Local Government Code

Sec. § 271.044
Subchapter Available to Certain Municipalities


A municipality may use this subchapter only if the municipality:


is incorporated under the home-rule amendment to the constitution (Article XI, Section 5, of the Texas Constitution); or


is incorporated under a general or special law and the municipality has the authority to levy an ad valorem tax of not less than $1.50 on each $100 valuation of taxable property in the municipality.


A home-rule municipality may use this subchapter regardless of any provision in the municipality’s charter to the contrary.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

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