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  84R6845 AAF-F
 
  By: Rinaldi H.B. No. 2173
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to quorum and voting requirements for the transaction of
  business by the board of the Irving Flood Control District Section
  III of Dallas County.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter B, Chapter 7805, Special District
  Local Laws Code, is amended by adding Section 7805.054 to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 7805.054.  QUORUM; VOTE REQUIRED. A quorum consists of
  three directors.  An action or recommendation of the board
  requiring a vote of the board is not valid unless:
               (1)  the action or recommendation is approved by a
  record vote taken at a meeting of the board with a quorum present;
  and
               (2)  the action or recommendation receives at least
  three affirmative votes by board members.
         SECTION 2.  (a) All governmental and proprietary actions
  and proceedings of the Irving Flood Control District Section III of
  Dallas County taken before the effective date of this Act are
  validated, ratified, and confirmed in all respects as of the dates
  on which they occurred.
         (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 3.  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, 2015.