Texas Water Code

Sec. § 49.198
Audit Report Exemption


A district may elect to file annual financial reports with the executive director in lieu of the district’s compliance with Section 49.191 (Duty to Audit) provided:


the district had no bonds or other long-term (more than one year) liabilities outstanding during the fiscal period;


the district did not have gross receipts from operations, loans, taxes, or contributions in excess of $250,000 during the fiscal period; and


the district’s cash and temporary investments were not in excess of $250,000 during the fiscal period.


The annual financial report must be accompanied by an affidavit attesting to the accuracy and authenticity of the financial report signed by a duly authorized representative of the district.


The annual financial report and affidavit in a format prescribed by the executive director must be on file with the executive director within 45 days after the close of the district’s fiscal year.


Districts governed by this section are subject to periodic audits by the executive director.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 715, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1070, Sec. 10, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 444 (S.B. 1361), Sec. 1, eff. August 29, 2011.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1021 (H.B. 2694), Sec. 4.23, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1037 (H.B. 3002), Sec. 1, eff. June 17, 2011.

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