Texas Health & Safety Code - Section 366.005. Notice Of Utility Service Connections
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§ 366.005. NOTICE OF UTILITY SERVICE CONNECTIONS. (a) An
electric utility shall compile a list weekly for each county in this
state of the addresses located in an unincorporated area of the
county at which the electric utility has made new electric service
connections during the preceding week. The electric utility shall
submit the list to the county judge of the county, or to a county
officer or employee designated by the county judge, who shall
forward the list to each authorized agent having jurisdiction over
an area in which an address on the list is included. The authorized
agent may use the list for the purpose of implementing and enforcing
rules under this chapter. This section does not apply to a
reconnection of service to a location previously served.
(b) An electric utility may not be held liable for a claim
arising from the provision of information under this section.
(c) Information provided by a utility under this section is
confidential and not subject to disclosure under Chapter 552,
Government Code, or otherwise, except as provided by this section.
(d) The county judge shall forward the list compiled under
Subsection (a) to each appraisal district and each emergency
communication district in the county.
(e) In this section:
(1) "Appraisal district" means a district established
under Section 6.01, Tax Code.
(2) "Electric utility" means an investor-owned
utility, electric cooperative corporation, river authority, or
municipally owned utility that provides distribution service to
retail customers of electricity.
(3) "Emergency communication district" means a
district established under Chapter 772.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1127, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 15, § 1, eff. May 3, 1999;
Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 333, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Last modified: August 11, 2007