83R8576 SCL-F
 
  By: Campbell S.B. No. 1086
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the authority to regulate certain water and sewage
  utilities to ensure public safety in and around certain
  municipalities.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 341.0358(a), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended by amending Subdivision (1) and adding Subdivision (1-a) to
  read as follows:
               (1)  "Industrial district" has the meaning assigned by
  Section 42.044, Local Government Code, and includes an area that is
  designated by the governing body of a municipality as a zoned
  industrial area.
               (1-a)  "Public utility" has the meaning assigned by
  Section 13.002, Water Code.
         SECTION 2.  Section 341.0358(g), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (g)  This section also applies to:
               (1)  a municipality with a population of more than
  36,000 and less than 41,000 located in two counties, one of which is
  a county with a population of more than 1.8 million; and
               (2)  a municipality, including any industrial district
  within the municipality or its extraterritorial jurisdiction, with
  a population of more than 7,000 and less than 30,000 located in a
  county with a population of more than 155,000 and less than 180,000.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.