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  S.B. No. 804
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the authority of a municipality to add property to a
  common characteristic public improvement district.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 372.0121, Local Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 372.0121.  INCLUSION OF PROPERTY [AREA] IN COMMON
  CHARACTERISTIC PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.  (a) Notwithstanding
  Section 372.012 or any other requirement in this chapter, the
  governing body of a municipality may include property in a public
  improvement district described by Section 372.0035 after the
  establishment of the district if:
               (1)  the property is a hotel; and
               (2)  a sufficient number of the record owners of the
  real property currently included and proposed to be included in the
  district have consented to be included in the district by signing
  the original petition to establish the district or by signing a
  petition or written consent to include property in the district
  [the property could have been included in the district without
  violating Section 372.005(b-1) when the district was created
  regardless of whether the record owners of the property signed the
  original petition].
         (b)  Notwithstanding Subsection (a), no newly constructed
  hotel property may be added to the district unless the record owner
  of the property consents to its inclusion.
         (c)  For purposes of Subsection (a)(2), the number of
  consenting record owners is sufficient if the record owners own
  more than 60 percent of appraised value of taxable real property
  liable for assessment in the district, as determined by the current
  appraisal roll of the appraisal district in which the property is
  located, and:
               (1)  constitute more than 60 percent of all record
  owners of taxable real property liable for assessment in the
  district; or
               (2)  own, in aggregate, more than 60 percent of the area
  of all taxable real property liable for assessment in the district.
         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, 2021.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 804 passed the Senate on
  April 29, 2021, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0; and that
  the Senate concurred in House amendment on May 27, 2021, by the
  following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 804 passed the House, with
  amendment, on May 13, 2021, by the following vote: Yeas 117,
  Nays 28, one present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor