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Texas Special District Local Laws Code - SDLL § 8023.0002. Exclusion of Territory

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(a) The district may exclude territory from the district after a bond election has been called or bonds have been issued only if:

(1) the exclusion of the territory is not expressly prohibited by the orders or resolutions calling the bond election or authorizing the issuance of the bonds;

(2) the district annexes or adds territory into the district that is sufficient to avoid an impairment of the security for payment of the voted or issued bonds and of any other contract obligations that are wholly or partly payable from or secured by ad valorem taxes or net revenues of the district;  and

(3) the exclusion and addition of territory is accomplished in conformity with the notice and hearing requirements relating to the exclusion and addition of territory prescribed by Subchapter J, Chapter 49, Water Code.

(b) The district must finally annex or include the additional territory prescribed by Subsection (a)(2) simultaneously with the exclusion of the territory or not earlier than the 30th day before the date the territory is excluded.

(c) Before the effective date of the exclusion, the district must receive from the territory proposed to be excluded payments of all rates, fees, and charges for water, sewer, or other district services provided to the territory, and of all ad valorem taxes, standby fees, and associated penalties and interest relating to the territory, that are due or overdue.

(d) If ad valorem taxes or standby fees have not been established for the year in which the territory is to be excluded, the territory shall pay an amount determined by the district to be equal to the estimated ad valorem taxes or standby fees the district will establish for the year.  (Acts 72nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 322, Sec. 2.)

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