Bill Text: TX SB633 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Engrossed

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Bill Title: Relating to the designation of State Highways 118 and 166 as the Davis Mountains Scenic Loop Highway and a historic highway.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-05-24 - Effective on 9/1/21 [SB633 Detail]

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  By: Blanco S.B. No. 633
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the designation of State Highways 118 and 166 as the
  Davis Mountains Scenic Loop Highway and 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 HIGHWAYS 118 AND 166 AS DAVIS MOUNTAINS
  SCENIC LOOP HIGHWAY. (a)  The commission shall cooperate with the
  Texas Department of Transportation to designate, interpret, and
  market as the Davis Mountains Scenic Loop Highway and a Texas
  historic highway the route formed by:
               (1)  State Highway 166; and
               (2)  the portion of State Highway 118 between Fort
  Davis and its intersection with State Highway 166.
         (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 the route described by Subsection (a)
  as the Davis Mountains Scenic Loop Highway and a Texas historic
  highway may not be construed as a designation under 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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