Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 3979.0607
Abolition of Tax


(a)

Except as provided by Subsection (b), the board may abolish the tax imposed under this subchapter without an election.

(b)

The board may not abolish the tax imposed under this subchapter if the district has outstanding debt secured by the tax, and repayment of the debt would be impaired by the abolition of the tax.

(c)

If the board abolishes the tax, the board shall notify the comptroller of that action in the same manner the municipal secretary provides notice to the comptroller under Section 321.405 (Official Results of Election)(b), Tax Code.

(d)

If the board abolishes the tax or decreases the tax rate to zero, a new election to authorize a sales and use tax must be held under Section 3979.0602 (Election; Adoption of Tax) before the district may subsequently impose the tax.

(e)

This section does not apply to a decrease in the sales and use tax authorized under Section 3979.0604 (Tax After Municipal Annexation)(c)(2).
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1256 (H.B. 4657), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2019.
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