Bill Status of HB4659 99th General Assembly
Short Description: METRO WATER RECL DIST-PROGRAMS
Rep. Elaine Nekritz - William Davis - Elizabeth Hernandez - Mary E. Flowers, Al Riley, Laura Fine, Emanuel Chris Welch, Robyn Gabel, Silvana Tabares and Robert Rita
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Act. Modifies the definition of "Construction Purposes" and a Section on bonds to include stormwater management and resource recovery facilities and systems (currently, flood control facilities) and residential and municipal sewers that connect with District sewers, facilities, or systems. Further provides that the District may establish the Residential Cost Share Program to encourage residents and municipalities to update the sewage system they own to prevent infiltration of water entering the sewer system. Allows the District to fund the new Program in various ways. Effective immediately.