81st Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 2497, Chapter 248 Page: 1 of 13
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Chapter 248 S.B. No. 2497
1 AN ACT
2 relating to the creation of the North Texas Groundwater
3 Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds.
4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
5 SECTION 1. Subtitle H, Title 6, Special District Local Laws
6 Code, is amended by adding Chapter 8856 to read as follows:
7 CHAPTER 8856. NORTH TEXAS GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
8 SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS
9 Sec. 8856.001. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
10 (1) "Board" means the board of directors of the
12 (2) "Director" means a member of the board.
13 (3) "District" means the North Texas Groundwater
14 Conservation District.
15 Sec. 8856.002. NATURE OF DISTRICT; FINDINGS. (a) The
16 district is a groundwater conservation district in Collin, Cooke,
17 and Denton Counties created under and essential to accomplish the
18 purposes of Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution.
19 (b) The district is created to serve a public use and
21 (c) All of the land and other property included within the
22 boundaries of the district will be benefited by the works and
23 projects that are to be accomplished by the district under powers
24 conferred by this chapter and by Chapter 36, Water Code.
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 81st Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 2497, Chapter 248, legislative document, May 27, 2009; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth149583/m1/1/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.