Bill Text: TX HB1075 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the designation of State Highway 356 in Irving as a historic highway.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-04 - Referred to Transportation [HB1075 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB1075-Introduced.html
  87R3888 JRR-D
 
  By: Meza H.B. No. 1075
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the designation of State Highway 356 in Irving as a
  historic highway.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter A, Chapter 442, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 442.033 to read as follows:
         Sec. 442.033.  STATE HIGHWAY 356 AS TEXAS HISTORIC HIGHWAY.  
  (a)  The commission shall cooperate with the Texas Department of
  Transportation to designate, interpret, and market the portion of
  State Highway 356 in the municipal limits of Irving as a Texas
  historic highway.
         (b)  To supplement revenue available for the purposes under
  Subsection (a), the commission and the Texas Department of
  Transportation may pursue federal funds dedicated to highway
  enhancement.
         (c)  A designation of a portion of State Highway 356 as a
  Texas historic highway may not be construed as a designation under
  the National Historic Preservation Act (54 U.S.C. Section 300101 et
  seq.).
         (d)  The Texas Department of Transportation is not required
  to design, construct, or erect a marker under this section unless a
  grant or donation of funds is made to the department to cover the
  cost of the design, construction, and erection of the marker.  Money
  received to cover the cost of the marker shall be deposited to the
  credit of the state highway fund.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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