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                                                                  H.B. No. 34 




AN ACT
relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible from certain roads. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Section 391.252(a), Transportation Code, is amended to read as follows: (a) A [Subsequent to the effective date of this subchapter, a] person may not erect an off-premise sign that is adjacent to and visible from: (1) U.S. Highway 290 between the western city limits of the city of Austin and the eastern city limits of the city of Fredericksburg; (2) State Highway 317 between the northern city limits of the city of Belton to the southern city limits of the city of Valley Mills; (3) State Highway 16 between the northern city limits of the city of Kerrville and Interstate Highway 20; (4) U.S. Highway 77 between State Highway 186 and State Highway 44; (5) U.S. Highway 281 between State Highway 186 and Interstate Highway 37; (6) State Highway 17 between State Highway 118 and U.S. Highway 90; (7) State Highway 67 between U.S. Highway 90 and Farm-to-Market Road 170; (8) Farm-to-Market Road 170 between State Highway 67 and State Highway 118; (9) State Highway 118 between Farm-to-Market Road 170 and State Highway 17; (10) State Highway 105 between the western city limits of the city of Sour Lake to the eastern city limits of the city of Cleveland; (11) State Highway 73 between the eastern city limits of the city of Winnie to the western city limits of the city of Port Arthur; (12) State Highway 21 between the southern city limits of the city of College Station and U.S. Highway 290; [or] (13) a highway located in: (A) the Sabine National Forest; (B) the Davy Crockett National Forest; or (C) the Sam Houston National Forest; or (14) Farm-to-Market Road 2978 between Farm-to-Market Road 1488 and the boundary line between Harris and Montgomery Counties. SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005. ______________________________ ______________________________ President of the Senate Speaker of the House I certify that H.B. No. 34 was passed by the House on May 13, 2005, by a non-record vote; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B. No. 34 on May 27, 2005, by a non-record vote. ______________________________ Chief Clerk of the House I certify that H.B. No. 34 was passed by the Senate, with amendments, on May 25, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0. ______________________________ Secretary of the Senate APPROVED: __________________ Date __________________ Governor