Bill Text: TX SB425 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the power of certain counties to enact certain park use rules.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-09 - Referred to Local Government [SB425 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-SB425-Introduced.html
  87R1747 SMT-F
 
  By: Miles S.B. No. 425
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the power of certain counties to enact certain park use
  rules.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  The heading to Section 320.0455, Local
  Government Code, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 320.0455.  RULES IN CERTAIN COUNTIES [A POPULOUS
  COUNTY];  PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS.
         SECTION 2.  Section 320.0455, Local Government Code, is
  amended by amending Subsections (a) and (b) and adding Subsection
  (b-1) to read as follows:
         (a)  This section applies only to a county with a population
  of:
               (1)  [a county with a population of] 2.8 million or
  more; [and]
               (2)  580,000 or more that is adjacent to a county with a
  population of 2.8 million or more; or
               (3)  [a county with a population of] more than 410,000
  and less than 455,000.
         (b)  Except as provided by Subsection (b-1), and subject
  [Subject] to the approval of the commissioners court, the board may
  adopt reasonable rules concerning the use of any park administered
  by the board.
         (b-1)  A board created for a county described by Subsection
  (a)(2) may not adopt rules relating to the use of fireworks.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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