Honorable Yvonne Davis, Chair, House Committee on Urban Affairs
John S. O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB3065 by Bohac (Relating to municipal registration of vacant buildings in certain municipalities.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
The bill would add Subchapter H to Chapter 214 of the Local Government Code to authorize a municipality with a population greater than 1.9 million to by ordinance require an owner of a vacant building to register the building by filing a completed registration form with a designated municipal official not later than the later of the 30th day after the date the building becomes vacant or the person becomes the owner of the building. The bill would establish the minimum requirements for an ordinance governing registration of a vacant building. The bill would take effect January 1, 2010.
JOB, SD, TP