S.B. No. 2519
  relating to the Clear Creek Watershed Authority.
         SECTION 1.  Section 2a, Chapter 372, Acts of the 56th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 1959, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 2a.  Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 2 of
  this Act, the Authority does not include within its boundaries any
  territory that is located within the incorporated limits of any
  municipality, as those incorporated limits existed on January 1,
  2009 [city].
         SECTION 2.  Section 9006.004, Special District Local Laws
  Code, is amended by adding Subsection (c) to read as follows:
         (c)  Territory in the authority that is annexed by a
  municipality on or after January 1, 2009, remains in the authority.
         SECTION 3.  Section 9006.207, Special District Local Laws
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
  Property owned by the [The] authority is exempt from [liable for] ad
  valorem taxes imposed by a county, municipality, [or] school
  district, or other entity [on property owned by the authority].
         SECTION 4.  (a)  All governmental acts and proceedings of
  the Clear Creek Watershed Authority that were taken before the
  effective date of this Act are validated, ratified, and confirmed
  in all respects as if they had been taken as authorized by law.
         (b)  This section does not apply to any matter that on the
  effective date of this Act:
               (1)  is involved in litigation if the litigation
  ultimately results in the matter being held invalid by a final court
  judgment; or
               (2)  has been held invalid by a final court judgment.
         SECTION 5.  (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 6.  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.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2519 passed the Senate on
  April 30, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2519 passed the House on
  May 26, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 4, one
  present not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House