By Truitt H.B. No. 3619
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
1-1 AN ACT
1-2 relating to developer participation contracts.
1-3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
1-4 SECTION 1. Section 212.071, Local Government Code, is
1-5 amended to read as follows:
1-6 Sec. 212.071. DEVELOPER PARTICIPATION CONTRACT. Without
1-7 complying with the competitive sealed bidding procedure of Chapter
1-8 252, a municipality with 20,000 [
50,000] or more inhabitants may
1-9 make a contract with a developer of a subdivision or land in the
1-10 municipality to construct public improvements, not including a
1-11 building, related to the development. If the contract does not
1-12 meet the requirements of this subchapter, Chapter 252 applies to
1-13 the contract if the contract would otherwise be governed by that
1-15 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1999.
1-16 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the
1-17 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an
1-18 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the
1-19 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several
1-20 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.