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  H.B. No. 1128
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients
  of the Combat Action Badge, Medal, or Ribbon.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 504.202(e-1), Transportation Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (e-1)  Other than license plates issued under Subsection
  (h), license plates issued under this section may include, on
  request:
               (1)  the emblem of the veteran's branch of service; or
               (2)  one emblem from another license plate to which the
  person is entitled under Section 504.308, 504.315, 504.316, [or]
  504.319, or 504.320.
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter D, Chapter 504, Transportation Code,
  is amended by adding Section 504.320 to read as follows:
         Sec. 504.320.  COMBAT ACTION BADGE, MEDAL, OR RIBBON
  RECIPIENTS. (a)  The department shall issue specialty license
  plates for recipients of the Combat Action Badge. License plates
  issued under this subsection must include the Combat Action Badge
  Combat Infantryman emblem and must include the words "Combat Action
  Badge" at the bottom of each plate.
         (b)  The department shall issue specialty license plates for
  recipients of the Combat Action Medal. License plates issued under
  this subsection must include the Combat Action Medal emblem and
  must include the words "Combat Action Medal" at the bottom of each
  plate.
         (c)  The department shall issue specialty license plates for
  recipients of the Combat Action Ribbon. License plates issued
  under this subsection must include the Combat Action Ribbon emblem
  and must include the words "Combat Action Ribbon" at the bottom of
  each plate.
         (d)  For purposes of Subsections (a) and (c), if a branch of
  the United States armed forces awards a Combat Action Badge or
  Ribbon with a unique emblem for each award of the Combat Action
  Badge or Ribbon to a recipient, the department shall only issue
  specialty license plates that include the unique emblem of the
  first award.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect January 1, 2016.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1128 was passed by the House on May
  12, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 144, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1128 was passed by the Senate on May
  26, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor