81R16676 SLB-F
  By: Heflin H.B. No. 4780
  relating to election and qualifications of members of the board of
  directors of the Santa Rita Underground Water Conservation
         SECTION 1.  Section 7, Chapter 653, Acts of the 71st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 1989, is amended by amending
  Subsection (a) and adding Subsection (f) to read as follows:
         (a)  The district is governed by a board of five directors. A
  director must be 18 years of age or older and must be a resident of
  the district.
         (f)  Section 141.001(a)(5), Election Code, and Section
  36.059(b), Water Code, do not apply to the district.
         SECTION 2.  Section 10(b), Chapter 653, Acts of the 71st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 1989, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  On the uniform election date [first Saturday] in May of
  each odd-numbered [the second] year [after the year in which the
  district is authorized to be created at a confirmation election],
  an election shall be held in the district for the election of the
  appropriate number of directors. [Directors elected from district
  precincts 2 and 4 shall each serve two-year terms and directors
  elected from district precincts 1 and 3 and the district at large
  shall each serve four-year terms. Thereafter, on the same date in
  each subsequent second year, the appropriate number of directors
  shall be elected to the board.]
         SECTION 3.  Section 10(c), Chapter 653, Acts of the 71st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 1989, is repealed.
         SECTION 4.  (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 5.  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, 2009.