81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85 Page: 98 of 126
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S.B. No. 1540
1 located. (V.A.C.S. Art. 6550c-3, Sec. 4(b).)
2 , [Sections 174.160-174.200 reserved for expansion]
3 SUBCHAPTER E. POWERS AND DUTIES RELATING TO ACQUISITION,
4 CONSTRUCTION, AND OPERATION OF COMMUTER RAIL FACILITIES
5 Sec. 174. 01. GENERAL AUTHORITY OVER COMMUTER RAIL
6 FACILITIES. A district may acquire, construct, develop, own,
7 op erate, and maintain intermodal and commuter rail facilities to
8 coect political subdivisions in the district. (V.A.C.S. Art.
9 6550c73, Sec. 4(d) (part).)
10 Sec. 174.202. POWERS RELATING TO DISTRICT PROPERTY. A
11 distrAct may acquire by grant, purchase, gift, devise, lease, or
12 otherwise and may hold, use, sell, lease, or dispose of property,
13 including a license, a patent, a'right, or an interest, necessary,
14 convenient, or useful for the full exercise of its powers.
15 (V.A.C.S. Art. 6550c-3, Sec. 4(c).)
16 ;.Sec. 174.203. USE AND ALTERATION OF PROPERTY OF ANOTHER
17 POLITICAL SUBDIVISION. ( ) For a purpose described by Section
18 174.201, as necessary or useful in the construction,
19 reconstruction, repair, ma ntenance, and operation of the system,
20 and wi h the consent of a municipality, county, or other political
21 subdiv ston, a district may:
22 (1) use streets, alleys, roads, highways, and other
23 public ways of the political subdivision; and
24 (2) relocate, raise, reroute, change the grade of, or
25 alter, at the district's expense, the construction of a publicly
26 owned or privately owned street, alley, highway, road, railroad,
27 electric line or facility, telegraph or telephone property or
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