Bill Text: TX HB3750 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to the applicability of certain municipal ordinances in the municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-24 - Returned from the House for further action [HB3750 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB3750-Comm_Sub.html
 
 
  By: Kuempel, Stickland H.B. No. 3750
        (Senate Sponsor - Schwertner)
         (In the Senate - Received from the House May 13, 2019;
  May 13, 2019, read first time and referred to Committee on
  Intergovernmental Relations; May 20, 2019, reported favorably by
  the following vote:  Yeas 7, Nays 0; May 20, 2019, sent to printer.)
Click here to see the committee vote
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
 
  relating to the applicability of certain municipal ordinances in
  the municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 212.003, Local Government Code, is
  amended by adding Subsection (d) to read as follows:
         (d)  Notwithstanding any other law, a municipality may not
  enforce in its extraterritorial jurisdiction a municipal
  ordinance, regulation, or other measure that imposes cut and fill
  depth requirements or other water quality regulations on a project
  that are more stringent than the applicable minimum state and
  federal water quality requirements unless the project is located in
  an area that is an aquifer recharge or contributing zone, or in the
  drainage basin of a river designated by the Texas Commission on
  Environmental Quality as having high or exceptional aquatic life
  use in the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
 
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