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H.B. 4694

By: Cole

Urban Affairs

Committee Report (Unamended)






It has been suggested that an area located within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Austin would benefit from the creation of a management district. H.B. 4694 seeks to provide for the creation of such a district.




It is the committee's opinion that this bill does not expressly create a criminal offense, increase the punishment for an existing criminal offense or category of offenses, or change the eligibility of a person for community supervision, parole, or mandatory supervision.




It is the committee's opinion that this bill does not expressly grant any additional rulemaking authority to a state officer, department, agency, or institution.




H.B. 4694 amends the Special District Local Laws Code to create the SH130 Municipal Management District No. 1 to provide certain improvements, projects, and services for public use and benefit. The bill provides for, among other provisions, the addition and exclusion of land by the district and the dissolution of the district. The bill sets out the district's powers and duties, which include, subject to certain requirements, the authority to issue obligations and impose assessments and property, operation and maintenance, sales and use, and hotel occupancy taxes. The bill prohibits the district from exercising the power of eminent domain.




On passage, or, if the bill does not receive the necessary vote, September 1, 2019.