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State of Texas Issues Disaster Declaration for Maverick County

Monday, June 17, 2013  •  Austin, Texas  •  Proclamation

TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:

I, DAVID DEWHURST, Lieutenant Governor of Texas as Acting Governor, do hereby certify that the severe flooding that occurred on June 14-15, 2013, has caused a disaster in Maverick County in the State of Texas.

THEREFORE, in accordance with the authority vested in me by Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code, I do hereby declare a state of disaster in the counties listed above based on the existence of such threat, and direct that all necessary measures both public and private as authorized under Section 418.017 of the Code be implemented to meet that threat.

As provided in section 418.016, all rules and regulations that may inhibit or prevent prompt response to this threat are suspended for the duration of the incident.

In accordance with the statutory requirements, copies of this proclamation shall be filed with the applicable authorities.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto signed my name and have officially caused the Seal of the State to be affixed at my office in the City of Austin, Texas, this the 15th day of June, 2013.

DAVID DEWHURST
Lieutenant Governor of Texas
As Acting Governor

ATTESTED BY:
JOHN STEEN
Secretary of State

 

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