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  H.B. No. 2859
  relating to notice requirements for a county selling surplus or
  salvage property.
         SECTION 1.  Section 263.153, Local Government Code, is
  amended by adding Subsection (c) to read as follows:
         (c)  A county that contracts with an auctioneer licensed
  under Chapter 1802, Occupations Code, who uses an Internet auction
  site offering online bidding through the Internet to sell surplus
  or salvage property under this subchapter having an estimated value
  of not more than $500 shall satisfy the notice requirement under
  this section by posting the property on the site for at least 10
  days unless the property is sold before the 10th day.
         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, 2009.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.B. No. 2859 was passed by the House on May
  11, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 147, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
  No. 2859 on May 29, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 141, Nays 0,
  1 present, not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.B. No. 2859 was passed by the Senate, with
  amendments, on May 25, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________