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  S.B. No. 461
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the design and issuance of license plates for United
  States paratroopers.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 504.307, Transportation Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 504.307.  UNITED STATES PARATROOPERS [AIRBORNE
  PARACHUTISTS].  (a)  The department shall issue specialty license
  plates for [persons] active and former members of the United States
  armed services who have:
               (1)  satisfactorily completed the prescribed
  proficiency tests while assigned or attached to an airborne unit or
  the Airborne Department of the United States Army Infantry School;
  or
               (2)  participated in at least one combat parachute
  jump.
         (b)  The license plates must include:
               (1)  a likeness of the parachutist badge authorized by
  the Department of the Army; and
               (2)  the words "U.S. Paratrooper."
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2011.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 461 passed the Senate on
  March 22, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 461 passed the House on
  May 23, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 0, one
  present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor