Sec. 344.003: Levy and Collection of Tax

(a) If the election results are in favor of the establishment of a mosquito control district and the levy of a tax, the commissioners court may levy a tax not to exceed the amount fixed by the election.

(b) The commissioners court may lower the tax to any designated sum it may determine if the anticipated revenue exceeds the revenue needed to carry out this chapter.

(c) The taxes levied under this section shall be:

(1) collected by the county tax assessor-collector;

(2) deposited in a separate fund; and

(3) used only to carry out this chapter.

Comments

Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.