Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 54.113
Lease or Sale of Port Improvements and Facilities


(a)

In connection with the issuance of obligations payable from revenue, a municipality or board may lease, sublease, or sell to any person, firm, corporation, partnership, political subdivision of this state, or agency of the United States any port improvement or facility to be constructed or acquired with the proceeds of the obligations.

(b)

A lease, sublease, or contract of sale may contain any provision the municipality or board determines advantageous, including, in the case of a lease, a provision for:

(1)

the sale of a port improvement or facility at the termination of the lease; or

(2)

the management and operation of a port improvement or facility by the lessee.

(c)

A lease or contract of sale may provide that the lessee or purchaser of a port improvement or facility is unconditionally obligated to make payments for use or purchase of the port improvement or facility in amounts adequate to timely pay the principal of and interest and premium on the obligations issued to finance the construction or acquisition of the port improvement or facility.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 227, Sec. 20, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
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