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Texas Laws | Water Code

WATER CODE

TITLE 4. GENERAL LAW DISTRICTS

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CHAPTER 58. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS

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Sec. 58.001. DEFINITIONS.

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Sec. 58.011. CREATION OF DISTRICT.

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Sec. 58.012. COMPOSITION OF DISTRICT.

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Sec. 58.013. PETITION.

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Sec. 58.014. CONTENTS OF PETITION.

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Sec. 58.015. PLACE OF FILING; RECORDING.

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Sec. 58.016. BOARD OR COMMISSION TO CONSIDER CREATION OF DISTRICT.

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Sec. 58.017. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT; HEARING.

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Sec. 58.018. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT; NOTICE OF HEARING.

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Sec. 58.019. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT; NAME.

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Sec. 58.020. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT; TESTIMONY AT HEARING.

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Sec. 58.021. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT; GRANTING OR REFUSING PETITION.

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Sec. 58.022. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT; APPEAL FROM ORDER OF COMMISSIONERS COURT.

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Sec. 58.023. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT: RECORD ON APPEAL; NOTICE OF APPEAL.

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Sec. 58.024. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT: HEARING IN DISTRICT COURT; PROCEDURE.

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Sec. 58.025. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT: JUDGMENT OF DISTRICT COURT; APPEAL.

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Sec. 58.026. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT: APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTORS; BOND.

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Sec. 58.027. MULTICOUNTY DISTRICT: CONSIDERATION BY COMMISSION.

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Sec. 58.028. MULTICOUNTY DISTRICT: NOTICE AND HEARING ON DISTRICT CREATION.

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Sec. 58.030. MULTICOUNTY DISTRICT: CONSIDERATION BY COMMISSION; PROCEDURE.

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Sec. 58.031. MULTICOUNTY DISTRICT: APPEAL FROM COMMISSION DECISION.

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Sec. 58.032. MULTICOUNTY DISTRICT: APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTORS BY COMMISSION; BOND.

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Sec. 58.035. INCLUSION OF CITY, TOWN, OR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IN DISTRICT.

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Sec. 58.036. CONFIRMATION ELECTION IN DISTRICT INCLUDING LAND IN MORE THAN ONE COUNTY.

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Sec. 58.037. EXCLUSION OF PARTS OF DISTRICT; DISSOLUTION.

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Sec. 58.038. CONVERSION OF CERTAIN DISTRICTS INTO DISTRICTS OPERATING UNDER THIS CHAPTER.

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Sec. 58.039. CONVERSION OF DISTRICT; NOTICE.

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Sec. 58.040. CONVERSION OF DISTRICT; FINDINGS.

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Sec. 58.041. EFFECT OF CONVERSION.

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Sec. 58.042. RESERVATION OF CERTAIN POWERS FOR CONVERTED DISTRICTS.

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Sec. 58.071. BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

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Sec. 58.072. QUALIFICATIONS.

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Sec. 58.0731. ELECTION OF DIRECTORS FROM PRECINCTS.

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Sec. 58.084. DISTRICT TAX ASSESSOR AND COLLECTOR.

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Sec. 58.089. BONDS OF OFFICERS OF A DISTRICT ACTING AS FISCAL AGENT OR COLLECTING MONEY FOR THE UNITED STATES.

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Sec. 58.121. PURPOSES OF DISTRICT.

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Sec. 58.122. POWERS OF DISTRICT.

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Sec. 58.125. CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS.

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Sec. 58.126. PURCHASE OF MACHINERY AND SUPPLIES.

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Sec. 58.127. ADOPTING RULES.

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Sec. 58.128. EFFECT OF RULES.

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Sec. 58.129. PUBLICATION OF RULES.

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Sec. 58.130. EFFECTIVE DATE OF RULES.

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Sec. 58.133. CONSTRUCTING BRIDGES AND CULVERTS ACROSS AND OVER COUNTY AND PUBLIC ROADS.

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Sec. 58.134. CONSTRUCTING CULVERTS AND BRIDGES ACROSS AND UNDER RAILROAD TRACKS, ROADWAYS, AND INTERURBAN OR STREET RAILWAYS.

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Sec. 58.136. POWER TO CONTRACT.

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Sec. 58.150. TRANSACTIONS IN DISTRICT NAMES UNDER JOINT OWNERSHIP AND CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT.

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Sec. 58.153. CONTRACT WITH THE UNITED STATES.

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Sec. 58.154. CONSTRUCTION CHARGES UNDER A CONTRACT WITH THE UNITED STATES.

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Sec. 58.155. ELECTION TO APPROVE A CONTRACT WITH THE UNITED STATES.

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Sec. 58.156. CONVEYING PROPERTY TO THE UNITED STATES.

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Sec. 58.157. CONSENT OF UNITED STATES TO ALTER DISTRICT'S BOUNDARIES.

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Sec. 58.158. TAXES LEVIED BY DISTRICT UNDER CONTRACT WITH THE UNITED STATES.

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Sec. 58.159. ASSESSMENTS FOR CONTRACTS WITH THE UNITED STATES.

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Sec. 58.160. DURATION OF ANNUAL LEVIES FOR CONTRACTS WITH THE UNITED STATES.

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Sec. 58.161. SUPERIORITY OF LIEN TO SECURE CONTRACT WITH THE UNITED STATES.

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Sec. 58.162. DISTRICT'S AUTHORITY TO SOLICIT COOPERATION, DONATIONS, AND CONTRIBUTIONS FROM OTHER AGENCIES.

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Sec. 58.163. EXPENSE OF PROCURING COOPERATION AND CONTRIBUTIONS FROM OTHER AGENCIES.

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Sec. 58.164. AUTHORITY OF CONTRIBUTOR.

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Sec. 58.165. ISSUANCE OF BONDS BY CONTRIBUTOR.

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Sec. 58.166. ANNUAL TAX BY CONTRIBUTOR.

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Sec. 58.167. CONTRIBUTIONS FROM UNAPPROPRIATED OR AVAILABLE FUNDS OF CONTRIBUTOR.

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Sec. 58.168. LIABILITY ON CONTRACTS OF ACQUIRED IRRIGATION SYSTEM.

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Sec. 58.170. COVENANTS AND AGREEMENTS INCLUDED IN LEASE.

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Sec. 58.171. REVENUE FOR PAYMENT OF LEASE RENTAL.

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Sec. 58.172. RECEIVER FOR LEASED IRRIGATION SYSTEM.

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Sec. 58.173. JOINT LEASE BY TWO OR MORE DISTRICTS.

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Sec. 58.174. AUTHORITY TO ACQUIRE IRRIGATION SYSTEM SUBJECT TO MORTGAGE.

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Sec. 58.175. REVENUE FOR PAYMENT OF MORTGAGE.

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Sec. 58.176. ELECTION TO APPROVE REVENUE FOR PAYMENT OF MORTGAGE.

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Sec. 58.177. JOINT ACQUISITION OF MORTGAGED SYSTEM BY TWO OR MORE DISTRICTS.

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Sec. 58.178. AUTHORITY TO LEASE FACILITIES TO WATER CUSTOMERS.

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Sec. 58.180. AMENDMENTS TO WATER RIGHTS.

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Sec. 58.181. SUIT TO PROTECT WATER RIGHTS.

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Sec. 58.182. TRANSFER OF WATER RIGHT.

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Sec. 58.183. SELLING WATERPOWER PRIVILEGES.

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Sec. 58.184. SELLING SURPLUS WATER.

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Sec. 58.185. PUMPING WATER TO ANOTHER DISTRICT.

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Sec. 58.186. OBTAINING TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS AND DATA.

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Sec. 58.190. SALE OF PROPERTY NOT ACQUIRED TO CARRY OUT THE PLANS OF THE DISTRICT.

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Sec. 58.221. LANDOWNER.

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Sec. 58.222. ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE.

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Sec. 58.223. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.

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Sec. 58.224. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

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Sec. 58.225. VOTING BY REPRESENTATIVE.

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Sec. 58.226. LIABILITY FOR DISTRICT TAXES AND DEBTS.

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Sec. 58.301. STATEMENT ESTIMATING WATER REQUIREMENTS AND PAYMENT OF CHARGE.

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Sec. 58.302. CONTRACTS WITH PERSON USING IRRIGATION WATER.

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Sec. 58.303. AUTHORITY TO DETERMINE RULES AND REGULATIONS.

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Sec. 58.304. BOARD'S ESTIMATE OF MAINTENANCE AND OPERATING EXPENSES.

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Sec. 58.305. DISTRIBUTION OF ASSESSMENT.

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Sec. 58.306. NOTICE OF ASSESSMENTS.

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Sec. 58.307. PAYMENT OF ASSESSMENTS.

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Sec. 58.308. COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS BY TAX ASSESSOR AND COLLECTOR.

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Sec. 58.309. LIEN AGAINST CROPS.

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Sec. 58.310. LIST OF DELINQUENT ASSESSMENTS.

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Sec. 58.311. WATER SERVICE DISCONTINUED.

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Sec. 58.312. SUITS FOR DELINQUENT ASSESSMENTS.

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Sec. 58.313. INTEREST AND COLLECTION FEES.

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Sec. 58.314. RIGHTS OF THE UNITED STATES.

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Sec. 58.315. SURPLUS ASSESSMENTS.

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Sec. 58.316. INSUFFICIENT ASSESSMENTS.

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Sec. 58.318. CHARGES FOR MAINTENANCE EXPENSES.

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Sec. 58.319. CHARGE TO CITIES AND TOWNS.

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Sec. 58.320. LOANS FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATING EXPENSES.

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Sec. 58.321. WATER SERVICE: REFUSED.

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SUBCHAPTER H. GENERAL FISCAL PROVISIONS

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SUBCHAPTER I. BORROWING MONEY

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SUBCHAPTER J. ISSUANCE OF BONDS

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SUBCHAPTER K. TAX PLAN

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SUBCHAPTER L. TAXATION ON THE AD VALOREM BASIS

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SUBCHAPTER M. TAXATION ON THE BENEFIT BASIS

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SUBCHAPTER N. ADDING AND EXCLUDING TERRITORY AND CONSOLIDATING DISTRICTS

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SUBCHAPTER O. DISSOLUTION OF DISTRICT

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