HBA-BSM H.B. 1062 77(R) BILL ANALYSIS Office of House Bill AnalysisH.B. 1062 By: Uher Natural Resources 2/19/2001 Introduced BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Port Authorities were not included in legislation passed by the 74th Legislature that validated the acts of navigation districts. House Bill 1062 validates and confirms certain previous acts of port authorities and navigation districts. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY It is the opinion of the Office of House Bill Analysis that this bill does not expressly delegate any additional rulemaking authority to a state officer, department, agency, or institution. ANALYSIS House Bill 1062 amends law to validate and confirm any act or governmental proceeding of a navigation district or port authority (district) not excepted in this Act which was taken before March 1, 2001, any commissioner or other official of a district who took office before the effective date of this Act, and any bond or other obligation of a district which was authorized before the effective date of this Act. The bill sets forth exemptions from this Act. EFFECTIVE DATE September 1, 2001.