Bill Text: TX HB2968 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to the operation of a golf cart or utility vehicle on a public highway in certain counties.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-05-26 - Effective immediately [HB2968 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-HB2968-Enrolled.html
 
 
  H.B. No. 2968
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the operation of a golf cart or utility vehicle on a
  public highway in certain counties.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 551.404(a-2), Transportation Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a-2)  Subsection (a-1) applies only to a county that:
               (1)  borders or contains a portion of the Red River;
               (2)  borders or contains a portion of the Guadalupe
  River and contains a part of a barrier island that borders the Gulf
  of Mexico; or
               (3)  is adjacent to a county described by Subdivision
  (2) and:
                     (A)  has a population of less than 37,000 
  [30,000]; and
                     (B)  contains a part of a barrier island or
  peninsula that borders the Gulf of Mexico.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2968 was passed by the House on April
  27, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 144, Nays 0, 3 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2968 was passed by the Senate on May
  12, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor       
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