81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85 Page: 55 of 126
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pecuniary interest in any contract or agreement to which the
district is aparty. (V.A.C.S. Art. 6550c, Sec. 4(e).)
i~i [Sections 172.111-172.150 reserved for expansion]
SUBCHAPTER D. GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES
' Sec. 172.1151. GENERAL POWERS OF DISTRICT; GOVERNMENTAL
FUNCTIONS. (a) A district has all powers necessary or convenient
carry out th purposes of this chapter.
(b) A district may generally perform all acts necessary for
thi~eull exercise of the district's powers. (V.A.C.S. Art. 6550c,
Ses !5(a) (part), (k) (part).)
Sec. 172.152. RULES. To protect the state's health,
safety, and general welfare, a district may adopt rules to govern
Sthe operation of the district, its employees, the rail facilities,
Ssevice provided by the district, and any other necessary matter
5 concerning its purposes, including rules regarding health, safety,
6 ai hol or beverage service, food service, or telephone or utility
7 s service. (V.A.C.S. Art. 6550c, Sec. 5(h).)
8 I ec. 172.153. AGRE MENTS GENERALLY. A district may make
9 c ntra ts, leases, and a reements with the United States, this
Sstate and its agencie d political subdivisions, public or
21 private corporations, and any other person. (V.A.C.S. Art. 6550c,
22 Sec. :5 k) (part).)
23 Sec. 172.154. AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER ENTITIES FOR JOINT USE.
24 A-district may:
25 (1) enter into agreements with a public utility,
26 private utility, communication system, common carrier, or
27 transportation system for the joint use of its facilities,
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