Texas Water Code

Sec. § 13.087
Municipal Rates for Certain Recreational Vehicle Parks


(a)

In this section:

(1)

“Nonsubmetered master metered utility service” means potable water service that is master metered but not submetered and wastewater service that is based on master metered potable water service.

(2)

“Recreational vehicle” includes a:

(A)

“house trailer” as that term is defined by Section 501.002 (Definitions), Transportation Code; and

(B)

“towable recreational vehicle” as that term is defined by Section 541.201 (Vehicles), Transportation Code.

(3)

“Recreational vehicle park” means a commercial property:

(A)

that is designed primarily for recreational vehicle transient guest use; and

(B)

for which fees for site service connections for recreational vehicles, as defined by Section 522.004 (Applicability)(b), Transportation Code, are paid daily, weekly, or monthly.

(b)

A municipally owned utility that provides nonsubmetered master metered utility service to a recreational vehicle park shall determine the rates for that service on the same basis the utility uses to determine the rates for other commercial businesses that serve transient customers and receive nonsubmetered master metered utility service from the utility.

(b-1)

A municipally owned utility that provides nonsubmetered master metered utility service to a recreational vehicle park may not charge a recreational vehicle park a fee that the utility does not charge other commercial businesses that serve transient customers and receive nonsubmetered master metered utility service from the utility.

(c)

Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the utility commission has jurisdiction to enforce this section.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 523 (H.B. 841), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 170 (H.B. 1600), Sec. 2.21, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 171 (S.B. 567), Sec. 21, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 613 (S.B. 1268), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 991 (H.B. 2152), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2013.
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