Texas Water Code
Sec. § 54.813
Municipality’s Authority Regarding Defined Area


This section applies only to a municipality any portion of which is located in a county with a population of more than 1 million and less than 1.5 million.


A municipality may not annex a part of a defined area in a district that has adopted a plan for the defined area under this subchapter unless:


90 percent or more of all facilities and infrastructure described by the plan has been installed and completed; and


the municipality:


annexes all of the defined area that is within the municipality’s extraterritorial jurisdiction; and


assumes the pro rata share of the bonded indebtedness of the annexed area.


After the annexation occurs:


the annexed area is not eligible to be a defined area under this subchapter; and


the district may not impose in the annexed area a tax authorized for a defined area under this subchapter.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 962 (H.B. 1644), Sec. 6, eff. June 18, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1163 (H.B. 2702), Sec. 185, eff. September 1, 2011.
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