Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8109.158
Limitation on Use of Eminent Domain


(a)

The district may only exercise the power of eminent domain described by Chapters 49 (Provisions Applicable to All Districts) and 54 (Municipal Utility Districts), Water Code.

(b)

The district may not exercise the power of eminent domain outside the district to acquire a site or easement for:

(1)

a road project authorized by Section 8109.154 (Authority for Road Projects); or

(2)

a recreational facility as defined by Section 49.462 (Definitions), Water Code.

(c)

The district may not exercise the power of eminent domain for an improvement project.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1194 (H.B. 3845), Sec. 2, eff. June 17, 2011.
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