Texas Special District Local Laws Code § 3839.003 Purpose; Declaration Of Intent

Sec. 3839.003. PURPOSE; DECLARATION OF INTENT. (a) The creation of the district is essential to accomplish the purposes of Sections 52 and 52-a, Article III, and Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution, and other public purposes stated in this chapter. By creating the district and in authorizing the City of Houston, Harris County, and other political subdivisions to contract with the district, the legislature has established a program to accomplish the public purposes set out in Section 52-a, Article III, Texas Constitution.

(b) The creation of the district is necessary to promote, develop, encourage, and maintain employment, commerce, transportation, housing, tourism, recreation, the arts, entertainment, economic development, safety, and the public welfare in the district territory.

(c) This chapter and the creation of the district may not be interpreted to relieve Harris County from providing the level of services provided as of the effective date of the Act enacting this chapter to the area in the district. The district is created to supplement and not to supplant the county services provided in the area in the district.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1285 (H.B. 4045), Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.

Section: Previous  3839.001  3839.002  3839.003  3839.004  3839.005  3839.006  3839.007  3839.008  3839.051  3839.052  3839.053  3839.054  3839.055  3839.101  3839.102  Next

Last modified: September 28, 2016