Bill Text: TX HB2081 | 2011-2012 | 82nd Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the extent of extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain less populous municipalities located on a barrier island.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2011-04-04 - Left pending in committee [HB2081 Detail]

Download: Texas-2011-HB2081-Introduced.html
  82R3849 MXM-F
 
  By: Lozano H.B. No. 2081
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the extent of extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain
  less populous municipalities located on a barrier island.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 42.021, Local Government Code, is
  amended by amending Subsection (b) and adding Subsection (c) to
  read as follows:
         (b)  Regardless of Subsection (a), the extraterritorial
  jurisdiction of a municipality is the unincorporated area that is
  contiguous to the corporate boundaries of the municipality and that
  is located:
               (1)  within five miles of those boundaries on a [the]
  barrier island; or
               (2)  within one-half mile of those boundaries off a
  barrier island.
         (c)  Subsection (b) applies to a [if the] municipality that
  has:
               (1)  a population of 2,000 or more; and
               (2)  territory located:
                     (A)  entirely on a barrier island in the Gulf of
  Mexico; and
                     (B)  within 30 miles of an international border.
         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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