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  H.B. No. 2721
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to public notice of the time for voting during an early
  voting period.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 85.007, Election Code, is amended by
  adding Subsections (d) and (e) to read as follows:
         (d)  Any notice required under this section must also be
  posted:
               (1)  on the Internet website of the authority ordering
  the election, if the authority maintains a website; and
               (2)  for a primary election or general election, by the
  secretary of state on the secretary's Internet website.
         (e)  The authority ordering an election shall forward its
  election notice to the secretary of state in a manner that affords
  the secretary of state sufficient time to comply with Subsection
  (d)(2).
         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, 2015.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2721 was passed by the House on May
  15, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 139, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2721 was passed by the Senate on May
  27, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor