SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 4712, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 7808.001. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
    1. (1) "Board" means the board of directors of the district.
    2. (2) "District" means the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 7.
    3. (3) "Project" means a facility, improvement, appliance, appurtenance, land, interest in property, participation right, contract right, practice, technique, or technology that:
      1. (A) facilitates the recycling and reuse of water, wastewater effluent, or other water or wastewater by-product; and
      2. (B) results in additional water supplies for future or alternative uses.
    Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 824 (S.B. 1854), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

SUBCHAPTER B. PROJECT POWERS AND DUTIES

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 4712, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 7808.151. ACQUISITION OF PROJECT. The district may acquire a project, including by purchase or lease.
  2. Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 824 (S.B. 1854), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 4712, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 7808.152. CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, AND OPERATION OF PROJECT. The district may construct, rehabilitate, repair, improve, enlarge, operate, and maintain a project.
  2. Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 824 (S.B. 1854), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 4712, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 7808.153. DELIVERY METHOD. The district may use alternative delivery methods under Chapter 2267, Government Code, as added by Chapter 1129 (H.B. 628), Acts of the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, 2011, for a project, in addition to any method provided by Chapters 49 and 57, Water Code.
  2. Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 824 (S.B. 1854), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 4712, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 7808.154. CONVEYANCE OF PROJECT. If the board considers the terms appropriate and favorable to the district, the district may convey a project to a:
    1. (1) municipality in whose extraterritorial jurisdiction all or part of the district is located; or
    2. (2) political subdivision located wholly or partly in the district.
    Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 824 (S.B. 1854), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 4712, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 7808.155. USE OF PROJECT WATER. If the board considers the terms appropriate and favorable to the district, the district may:
    1. (1) use the water from a project; or
    2. (2) sell or otherwise provide the water to:
      1. (A) a homeowners' or property owners' association located in the district; or
      2. (B) with the prior consent of a municipality described by Section 7808.154(1), any person located in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of that municipality, including a political subdivision, private entity, and individual.
    Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 824 (S.B. 1854), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 4712, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 7808.156. PROJECT FINANCING. The district may finance a project with property taxes, mandatory fees, or voluntary contributions.
  2. Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 824 (S.B. 1854), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 4712, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 7808.157. PROJECT BONDS. The district may issue bonds or other obligations for a project in the manner provided by Subchapter G, Chapter 57, Water Code.
  2. Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 824 (S.B. 1854), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 4712, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 7808.158. JOINT PROJECT. The district may act jointly in regard to a project under an agreement or contract with any person, including a political subdivision, private entity, or individual.
  2. Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 824 (S.B. 1854), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 4712, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 7808.159. MUNICIPAL APPROVAL. (a) The plans and specifications for the construction or modification of a project are subject to:
    1. (1) the review and approval of any municipality in whose extraterritorial jurisdiction all or part of the district is located; and
    2. (2) any ordinance, regulation, or standard criteria a municipality described by Subdivision (1) may adopt relating to the construction or operation of similar projects in its corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction.
  2. (b) The approval required by Subsection (a) must be in the form of an ordinance or resolution adopted by the governing body of the municipality. Approval for subsequent modifications, extensions, or repairs of a project may be given in the manner the municipality customarily uses for other water supply improvements in its corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction.
  3. Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 824 (S.B. 1854), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

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