Bill Text: TX HB2128 | 2011-2012 | 82nd Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to single certification in incorporated or annexed areas served by water or sewer utilities.

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2011-03-22 - Left pending in committee [HB2128 Detail]

Download: Texas-2011-HB2128-Introduced.html
  82R9592 T
 
  By: Geren H.B. No. 2128
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to single certification in incorporated or annexed areas
  served by water or sewer utilities.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 13.255, Water Code, is amended by
  amending subsection (j) to read as follows:
         (j)  This section shall apply only in a case where:
               (1)  the retail public utility that is authorized to
  serve in the certificated area that is annexed or incorporated by
  the municipality is a public utility, nonprofit water supply or
  sewer service corporation, a special utility district under Chapter
  65, Water Code, or a fresh water supply district under Chapter 53,
  Water Code; or
               (2)  the retail public utility that is authorized to
  serve in the certificated area that is annexed or incorporated by
  the municipality is a retail public utility, other than a nonprofit
  water supply or sewer service corporation, and whose service area
  is located entirely within the boundaries of a municipality with a
  population of 1.7 million or more according to the most recent
  federal census.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2011.
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