Gov. Perry Proclaims Fire Hazard Disaster due to extreme drought in all 254 Texas counties.
TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:
I, RICK PERRY, Governor of Texas, do hereby certify that 254 counties in the State of Texas are threatened by high or extreme fire hazard. This threat was caused by drought across the state.
THEREFORE, in accordance with the authority vested in me by Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code, I do hereby proclaim the existence of such disaster and direct that all necessary measures both public and private as authorized under Section 418.015 of the code be implemented to meet that disaster.
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 State to be affixed at my Office in the City of Austin, Texas, this the 27th day of December, 2005.
Governor of Texas
Secretary of State
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