By Oliveira H.B. No. 1663 75R4425 JMC-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to the authority of a drainage district to discontinue 1-3 maintenance of certain parts of its drainage system. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Subchapter D, Chapter 56, Water Code, is amended 1-6 by adding Section 56.1111 to read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 56.1111. DISCONTINUATION OF MAINTENANCE IN CERTAIN 1-8 AREAS. The board may not discontinue maintenance of any part of 1-9 the district's drainage system located within the boundaries or 1-10 extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality without the consent 1-11 of the governing body of the municipality. 1-12 SECTION 2. The importance of this legislation and the 1-13 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-14 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-15 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-16 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended, 1-17 and that this Act take effect and be in force from and after its 1-18 passage, and it is so enacted.