Texas Water Code
Sec. § 54.033
Conversion of District; Findings


(a)

If the commission finds that conversion of the district into one operating under this chapter would serve the best interest of the district and would be a benefit to the land and property included in the district, it shall enter an order making this finding and the district shall become a district operating under this chapter and no confirmation election shall be required.

(a)

After receiving a request for the approval of a conversion under Section 54.030 (Conversion of Certain Districts Into Districts Operating Under This Chapter)(d), if the commission finds that conversion of the district into one operating under this chapter would serve the best interest of the district and would be a benefit to the land and property included in the district, the commission shall enter an order making this finding and the district shall become a district operating under this chapter and no confirmation election is required.

(b)

If the commission finds that the conversion of the district would not serve the best interest of the district and would not be a benefit to the land and property included in the district, it shall enter an order against conversion of the district into one operating under this chapter.

(c)

The findings of the commission entered under this section shall be subject to appeal or review within 30 days after entry of the order of the commission granting or denying the conversion.

(d)

A copy of the commission order converting a district shall be filed in the deed records of the county or counties in which the district is located.
Added by Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 780, ch. 84, Sec. 1. Amended by Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 981, ch. 367, Sec. 23, eff. June 10, 1981.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 539 (H.B. 2914), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2019.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1128 (H.B. 2590), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2019.
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