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  S.B. No. 351
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to notice procedures for abatement of certain nuisances.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subsection (a), Section 683.075, Transportation
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The procedures for the abatement and removal of a public
  nuisance under this subchapter must provide not less than 10 days'
  notice of the nature of the nuisance. The notice must be personally
  delivered, [or] sent by certified mail with a five-day return
  requested, or delivered by the United States Postal Service with
  signature confirmation service to:
               (1)  the last known registered owner of the nuisance;
               (2)  each lienholder of record of the nuisance; and
               (3)  the owner or occupant of:
                     (A)  the property on which the nuisance is
  located; or
                     (B)  if the nuisance is located on a public
  right-of-way, the property adjacent to the right-of-way.
         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. 351 passed the Senate on
  March 28, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 351 passed the House on
  May 17, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 0, two
  present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor