Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8270.153
Eminent Domain


(a)

The district may exercise the power of eminent domain only:

(1)

in a county in which the district is located; and

(2)

when necessary to carry out the purposes for which the district was created.

(b)

The district may exercise the power of eminent domain as provided by this section only if the district submits a letter to the comptroller not later than December 31, 2015, in accordance with the requirements of Section 2206.101 (Report of Eminent Domain Authority; Expiration of Authority)(b), Government Code, other than the requirement that the letter be submitted by the date specified by that section.

(c)

Notwithstanding the expiration of the district’s authority to exercise the power of eminent domain under Section 2206.101 (Report of Eminent Domain Authority; Expiration of Authority)(c), Government Code, the district may exercise the power of eminent domain as provided by law applicable to the district on or after the 90th day after the date the district submits a letter in accordance with Subsection (b).
Redesignated from Special District Local Laws Code, Chapter 9013 and amended by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 87 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 21.101, eff. September 1, 2009.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 984 (H.B. 4175), Sec. 15, eff. September 1, 2015.
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