Tex. Spec. Dist. Local Laws Code Section 1003.203
General Obligation Bond Election


The district may issue general obligation bonds only if the bonds are authorized by a majority of the voters voting at an election held for that purpose.


The board may call an election on its own motion and must specify:


the place or places where the election will be held;


the presiding election officers;


the purpose for which the bonds are to be issued;


the amount of the bonds;


the maximum interest rate of the bonds; and


the maximum maturity of the bonds, which may not exceed 40 years from the date of issuance.


Notice of a bond election shall be given by publishing a substantial copy of the order calling the election in a newspaper of general circulation in the district once a week for two consecutive weeks before the date of the election. The first publication must occur not later than the 21st day before the date set for the election.


The district shall pay the costs of the election.
Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1277, Sec. 1, eff. April 1, 2005.

Source: Section 1003.203 — General Obligation Bond Election, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/SD/htm/SD.­1003.­htm#1003.­203 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 1003.203’s source at texas​.gov