Tex. Spec. Dist. Local Laws Code Section 3824.003
Purpose; Declaration of Intent


The creation of the district is essential to accomplish the purposes of Sections 52 and 52-a, Article III, and Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution, and other public purposes stated in this chapter. By creating the district and in authorizing the City of Galveston, Galveston County, and other political subdivisions to contract with the district, the legislature has established a program to accomplish the public purposes set out in Section 52-a, Article III, Texas Constitution.


The creation of the district is necessary to promote, develop, encourage, and maintain employment, commerce, transportation, housing, tourism, recreation, the arts, entertainment, economic development, safety, and the public welfare in the area of the district.


This chapter and the creation of the district may not be interpreted to relieve Galveston County or the City of Galveston from providing the level of services provided, as of June 20, 2003, to the area in the district. The district is created to supplement and not to supplant the county or city services provided in the area in the district.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 729 (H.B. 2019), Sec. 1.03, eff. April 1, 2007.

Source: Section 3824.003 — Purpose; Declaration of Intent, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/SD/htm/SD.­3824.­htm#3824.­003 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 3824.003’s source at texas​.gov