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  S.B. No. 521
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the Texas Department of Transportation's memorial sign
  program.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 201.909, Transportation Code, is amended
  by amending Subsection (c) and adding Subsection (c-1) to read as
  follows:
         (c)  A sign designed and posted under this section shall
  include:
               (1)  the phrase "Please Don't Drink and Drive";
               (2)  the phrase "In Memory Of" and the name of one or
  more victims [the victim] in accordance with the commission rule
  [in whose memory the sign is placed]; and
               (3)  the date of the accident that resulted in the
  victim's death.
         (c-1)  The sign may include the names of more than one victim
  so long as the total length of the names does not exceed one line of
  text.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2009.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 521 passed the Senate on
  April 9, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 521 passed the House on
  May 27, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 148, Nays 0, one present
  not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor