S.B. No. 329
  relating to an object or material placed on or attached to a window
  of a commercial motor vehicle.
         SECTION 1.  Subsection (b), Section 547.613, Transportation
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  This section does not apply to:
               (1)  a windshield that has a sunscreening device that:
                     (A)  in combination with the windshield has a
  light transmission of 25 percent or more;
                     (B)  in combination with the windshield has a
  luminous reflectance of 25 percent or less;
                     (C)  is not red, blue, or amber; and
                     (D)  does not extend downward beyond the AS-1 line
  or more than five inches from the top of the windshield, whichever
  is closer to the top of the windshield;
               (2)  a wing vent or a window other than a windshield if
  the vent or window has a sunscreening device that in combination
  with the vent or window has:
                     (A)  a light transmission of 25 percent or more;
                     (B)  a luminous reflectance of 25 percent or less;
               (3)  a rear window, if the motor vehicle is equipped
  with an outside mirror on each side of the vehicle that reflects to
  the vehicle operator a view of the highway for a distance of at
  least 200 feet from the rear;
               (4)  a rearview mirror;
               (5)  an adjustable nontransparent sun visor that is
  mounted in front of a side window and not attached to the glass;
               (6)  a direction, destination, or termination sign on a
  passenger common carrier motor vehicle, if the sign does not
  interfere with the vehicle operator's view of approaching traffic;
               (7)  a rear window wiper motor;
               (8)  a rear trunk lid handle or hinge;
               (9)  a luggage rack attached to the rear trunk;
               (10)  a side window that is to the rear of the vehicle
  operator on a multipurpose vehicle;
               (11)  a window that has a United States, state, or local
  certificate placed on or attached to it as required by law;
               (12)  a motor vehicle that is not registered in this
               (13)  a window that complies with federal standards for
  window materials, including a factory-tinted or a pretinted window
  installed by the vehicle manufacturer, or a replacement window
  meeting the specifications required by the vehicle manufacturer;
               (14)  a vehicle that is:
                     (A)  used regularly to transport passengers for a
  fee; and
                     (B)  authorized to operate under license or permit
  by a local authority; [or]
               (15)  a vehicle that is maintained by a law enforcement
  agency and used for law enforcement purposes; or
               (16)  a commercial motor vehicle as defined by Section
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2007.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 329 passed the Senate on
  March 14, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 329 passed the House on
  May 17, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 141, Nays 0, two
  present not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House