1-1                                   AN ACT
 1-2     relating to the election and qualifications of directors of the
 1-3     Lubbock County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
 1-5           SECTION 1. Sections 3.1 and 3.2, Chapter 1149, Acts of the
 1-6     71st Legislature, Regular Session, 1989, are amended to read as
 1-7     follows:
 1-8           Sec. 3.1. (a)  The district's powers shall be exercised by a
 1-9     board of five directors.  One director shall be elected from each
1-10     commissioners precinct in Lubbock County, and one director shall be
1-11     elected from the district at large.
1-12           (b)  To serve as director from a commissioners precinct, a
1-13     director must be a resident of that precinct, and to serve as
1-14     director at large, the director must be a resident of Lubbock
1-15     County.
1-16           (c)  On the first Saturday in May 2002, an election shall be
1-17     held in the district to elect five directors.  Directors elected
1-18     from commissioners precincts 1 and 3 shall serve two-year terms,
1-19     and directors elected from commissioners precincts 2 and 4 and from
1-20     the district at large shall serve four-year terms.
1-21           (d)  Until the initial board of directors is elected under
1-22     Subsection (c) of this section and has qualified, the persons
1-23     serving as directors of the district on September 1, 2001, shall
1-24     continue to serve as directors of the district.
 2-1           (e)  After the election held under Subsection (c) of this
 2-2     section, an election shall be held on the first Saturday in May of
 2-3     each even-numbered year to elect directors to the appropriate
 2-4     positions on the board.  [Each of the directors serving on the
 2-5     effective date of this Act shall serve for the term for which he
 2-6     was elected.  Subsequent directors shall be elected as provided by
 2-7     Chapter 51, Water Code, and the Election Code.]
 2-8           Sec. 3.2. Except as  provided by Section 3.1(c) of this Act,
 2-9     [The] directors are elected [at large from within the district] for
2-10     four-year staggered [four year] terms.
2-11           SECTION 2. (a)  The proper and legal notice of the intention
2-12     to introduce this Act, setting forth the general substance of this
2-13     Act, has been published as provided by law, and the notice and a
2-14     copy of this Act have been furnished to all persons, agencies,
2-15     officials, or entities to which they are required to be furnished
2-16     by the constitution and other laws of this state, including the
2-17     governor, who has submitted the notice and Act to the Texas Natural
2-18     Resource Conservation Commission.
2-19           (b)  The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission has
2-20     filed its recommendations relating to this Act with the governor,
2-21     lieutenant governor, and speaker of the house of representatives
2-22     within the required time.
2-23           (c)  All requirements of the constitution and laws of this
2-24     state and the rules and procedures of the legislature with respect
2-25     to the notice, introduction, and passage of this Act are fulfilled
2-26     and accomplished.
2-27           SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2001.
         _______________________________     _______________________________
             President of the Senate              Speaker of the House
               I certify that H.B. No. 3670 was passed by the House on May
         5, 2001, by a non-record vote.
                                                 Chief Clerk of the House
               I certify that H.B. No. 3670 was passed by the Senate on May
         22, 2001, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 0, 1 present, not
                                                 Secretary of the Senate
         APPROVED:  __________________________