S.B. No. 1479
  relating to the election of the board of directors of the Panola
  County Groundwater Conservation District.
         SECTION 1.  Section 8819.053, Special District Local Laws
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 8819.053.  ELECTION DATE. The district shall hold an
  election to elect the appropriate number of directors on the
  uniform election date prescribed by Section 41.001, Election Code,
  in November [May] of each even-numbered year.
         SECTION 2.  (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 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1479 passed the Senate on
  April 19, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1479 passed the House on
  May 19, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 141, Nays 3, two
  present not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House