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                                                                  H.B. No. 1851




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) State Highway 90 between the western city limits of the city of San Antonio and the eastern city limits of the city of Hondo. SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005. ______________________________ ______________________________ President of the Senate Speaker of the House I certify that H.B. No. 1851 was passed by the House on May 13, 2005, by a non-record vote. ______________________________ Chief Clerk of the House I certify that H.B. No. 1851 was passed by the Senate on May 25, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0. ______________________________ Secretary of the Senate APPROVED: _____________________ Date _____________________ Governor