Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 3979.0103
Purpose; Declaration of Intent


(a)

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.

(b)

By creating the district, the legislature has established a program to accomplish the public purposes set out in Sections 52 and 52-a, Article III, Texas Constitution.

(c)

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 district.

(d)

This chapter and the creation of the district may not be interpreted to relieve the county or a municipality from providing the level of services provided as of the effective date of the Act enacting this chapter to the area in the district. The district is created to supplement and not to supplant county or municipal services provided in the district.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1256 (H.B. 4657), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2019.
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