Honorable Joe Straus, Speaker of the House, House of Representatives
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB2825 by Gooden (Relating to the dissolution of a levee improvement district by a commissioners court.), As Passed 2nd House
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Water Code allowing a commissioners court to dissolve a levee improvement district if the court finds: the district has been dormant for five years, the physical boundaries of the district cannot be determined, the board of directors is not active or cannot be determined, the property owners of the district cannot be determined, or a levee partially or completely inside the boundaries of the district has been determined unacceptable from the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the district has not undertaken, attempted to undertake, or made plans to undertake reasonable efforts to address concerns of the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
The bill would take effect September 1, 2017.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.