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  H.B. No. 2926
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to using county election precincts in every county for any
  election held on the November uniform election date.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 42.002(a), Election Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (a)  The county election precincts are the election
  precincts for the following elections:
               (1)  the general election for state and county
  officers;
               (2)  a special election ordered by the governor;
               (3)  a primary election;
               (4)  a countywide election ordered by the commissioners
  court, county judge, or other county authority, except an election
  subject to Section 42.062(2); and
               (5)  as provided by Section 42.0621, any other election
  held on the November uniform election date of:
                     (A)  a school district located in any county; and
                     (B)  a political subdivision, other than a school
  district, not located in a county with a population of more than 3.3
  million or a county adjacent to a county with a population of more
  than 3.3 million [held on the November uniform election date, as
  provided by Section 42.0621].
         SECTION 2.  Section 42.0621(a), Election Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (a)  In an election held on the November uniform election
  date, the [participating] political subdivisions described by
  Section 42.002(a)(5) [not located in a county with a population of
  more than 3.3 million or a county adjacent to a county with a
  population of more than 3.3 million] shall use the regular county
  election precincts.
         SECTION 3.  Section 43.004(b), Election Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (b)  If a political subdivision [not located in a county with
  a population of more than 3.3 million or a county adjacent to a
  county with a population of more than 3.3 million] holds an election
  on the November uniform election date and is required to use the
  regular county election precincts, the political subdivision shall
  designate as the polling places for the election the regular county
  polling places in the county election precincts that contain
  territory from the political subdivision.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2007.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2926 was passed by the House on May 9,
  2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 144, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2926 was passed by the Senate on May
  23, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor