Bill Text: TX HB1570 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the board of directors of the Rayburn Country Municipal Utility District.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-26 - Scheduled for public hearing on . . . [HB1570 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB1570-Introduced.html
  86R3373 AAF-D
 
  By: White H.B. No. 1570
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the board of directors of the Rayburn Country Municipal
  Utility District.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Sections 7(a) and (e), Chapter 1086, Acts of the
  70th Legislature, Regular Session, 1987, are amended to read as
  follows:
         (a)  The district is governed by a board of five [seven]
  directors.
         (e)  If any of the directors listed in Subsection (d) of this
  section fails to qualify for office, the remaining directors shall
  appoint someone to fill the vacancy for the unexpired term.  If at
  any time the number of qualified directors is less than three [four]
  because of the failure or refusal of one or more directors to
  qualify or serve, because of death or incapacitation, or for any
  other reason, the Commissioners Court of Jasper County shall
  appoint the necessary number of directors to fill all vacancies on
  the board.
         SECTION 2.  Section 9, Chapter 1086, Acts of the 70th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 1987, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 9.  ELECTION OF DIRECTORS.  An [Beginning in the second
  year following the confirmation and directors'   election, an]
  election shall be held on the uniform election date [third
  Saturday] in May in each even-numbered year [every two years] to
  elect the appropriate number of directors to the board.
         SECTION 3.  Section 7(g), Chapter 1086, Acts of the 70th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 1987, is repealed.
         SECTION 4.  (a)  Except as provided by Subsection (b), the
  changes in law made by this Act do not affect the entitlement of a
  member serving on the board of directors of the Rayburn Country
  Municipal Utility District immediately before the effective date of
  this Act to continue to serve as a member of the board for the
  remainder of the member's term.
         (b)  On the effective date of this Act, positions 6 and 7, as
  designated by the district, are abolished.
         SECTION 5.  (a)  The legal notice of the intention to
  introduce this Act, setting forth the general substance of this
  Act, has been published as provided by law, and the notice and a
  copy of this Act have been furnished to all persons, agencies,
  officials, or entities to which they are required to be furnished
  under Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution, and Chapter 313,
  Government Code.
         (b)  The governor, one of the required recipients, has
  submitted the notice and Act to the Texas Commission on
  Environmental Quality.
         (c)  The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has filed
  its recommendations relating to this Act with the governor, the
  lieutenant governor, and the speaker of the house of
  representatives within the required time.
         (d)  All requirements of the constitution and laws of this
  state and the rules and procedures of the legislature with respect
  to the notice, introduction, and passage of this Act are fulfilled
  and accomplished.
         SECTION 6.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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