Art. 9 sec. 1 Creation and Modification of Counties
Art. 9 sec. 1-A Authority of Coastal Counties to Regulate Motor Vehicles and Littering On Beaches
Art. 9 sec. 2 Removal of County Seats
Art. 9 sec. 4 County-Wide Hospital Districts in Certain Large Counties
Art. 9 sec. 5 Creation and Funding of Hospital Districts in City of Amarillo, Wichita County, and Jefferson County
Art. 9 sec. 8 Creation and Funding of Hospital District in County Commissioners Precinct No
Art. 9 sec. 9 Creation, Operation, and Dissolution of Hospital Districts
Art. 9 sec. 9A Hospital Districts: Regulation of Health Care Services
Art. 9 sec. 9B Hospital Districts in Counties With Population of 75,000 or Less
Art. 9 sec. 11 Creation and Funding of Hospital Districts in Ochiltree, Castro, Hansford, and Hopkins Counties
Art. 9 sec. 12 Airport Authorities
Art. 9 sec. 13 Participation of Municipalities and Other Political Subdivisions in Establishment and Operation of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, or Public Health Services
Art. 9 sec. 14 County Facilities for Indigent Inhabitants

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