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  H.B. No. 3610
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the issuance of Texas Juneteenth specialty license
  plates.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter G, Chapter 504, Transportation Code,
  is amended by adding Section 504.649 to read as follows:
         Sec. 504.649.  TEXAS JUNETEENTH LICENSE PLATES.  (a)  The
  department shall issue Texas Juneteenth specialty license plates.  
  The department shall design the license plates in consultation with
  Unity Unlimited Inc.
         (b)  After deduction of the department's administrative
  costs, the remainder of the fee for issuance of the license plates
  shall be deposited to the credit of the general revenue fund to be
  used only by the Texas Historical Commission in making grants to
  Unity Unlimited Inc. for the purpose of promoting the celebration
  of Juneteenth in this state, provided that verification is
  submitted to the Texas Historical Commission demonstrating that
  Unity Unlimited Inc. continues to maintain its nonprofit status.
  If Unity Unlimited Inc. does not have nonprofit status at the time
  of the distribution of a grant, the grant shall be distributed to
  another nonprofit organization for the purpose of promoting the
  celebration of Juneteenth in this state.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect January 1, 2016.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3610 was passed by the House on May 5,
  2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 145, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
  No. 3610 on May 26, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 0,
  2 present, not voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3610 was passed by the Senate, with
  amendments, on May 23, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays
  0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________
                  Date       
   
           __________________
                Governor