Texas Water Code
Sec. § 6.1565
Application Requirement for Colonias Projects


(a)

In this section, “colonia” means a geographic area that:

(1)

is an economically distressed area as defined by Section 17.921 (Definitions);

(2)

is located in a county any part of which is within 62 miles of an international border; and

(3)

consists of 11 or more dwellings that are located in close proximity to each other in an area that may be described as a community or neighborhood.

(b)

Repealed by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 573 (S.B. 241), Sec. 3.01(6), eff. September 1, 2019.

(c)

Repealed by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 573 (S.B. 241), Sec. 3.01(6), eff. September 1, 2019.

(d)

Regarding any projects funded by the board that serve colonias by providing water or wastewater services or other assistance, the board shall require an applicant for the funds to submit to the board a colonia classification number, if one exists, for each colonia that may be served by the project proposed in the application. If a colonia does not have a classification number, the board may contact the secretary of state or the secretary of states representative to obtain the classification number. On request of the board, the secretary of state or the secretary of states representative shall assign a classification number to the colonia.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 828 (S.B. 827), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 341 (S.B. 99), Sec. 13, eff. June 15, 2007.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 573 (S.B. 241), Sec. 2.15, eff. September 1, 2019.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 573 (S.B. 241), Sec. 2.16, eff. September 1, 2019.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 573 (S.B. 241), Sec. 3.01(6), eff. September 1, 2019.
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