Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8138.252
Election for Division of District


After the board has complied with Section 8138.251 (Division of District; Requirements)(d), the board shall hold an election in the district to determine whether the district should be divided as proposed.


The board shall give notice of the election not later than the 35th day before the date of the election. The notice must state:


the date and location of the election; and


the proposition to be voted on.


If a majority of the votes are cast in favor of the division:


the district shall be divided; and


not later than the 30th day after the date of the election, the district shall provide written notice of the division to:


the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality;


the attorney general;


the commissioners court of each county in which a new district is located; and


any municipality having extraterritorial jurisdiction over territory in each new district.


If a majority of the votes are not cast in favor of the division, the district may not be divided.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1361 (S.B. 1894), Sec. 2.01, eff. June 18, 2006.
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