Texas Water Code § 58.024 Single-county District: Hearing In District Court; Procedure

Sec. 58.024. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT: HEARING IN DISTRICT COURT; PROCEDURE. (a) The district court, either in term time or in vacation time, shall schedule the appeal for hearing with all reasonable dispatch.

(b) In the proceeding in the district court, formal pleadings shall not be required but, with the court's permission, may be filed.

(c) The trial and decision shall be by the court without the intervention of a jury, and the hearing shall be conducted as though the jurisdiction of the district court were original jurisdiction.

(d) The following matters may be contested in the district court:

(1) all matters that were or might have been presented in the commissioners court;

(2) the validity of the Act under which the district is proposed to be created; and

(3) the regularity of all previous proceedings.

Added by Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 1537, ch. 627, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 29, 1977. Amended by Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 2646, ch. 707, Sec. 4(47), eff. Aug. 31, 1981.

Section: Previous  58.017  58.018  58.019  58.020  58.021  58.022  58.023  58.024  58.025  58.026  58.027  58.028  58.030  58.031  58.032  Next

Last modified: September 28, 2016