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  H.B. No. 3521
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for certain
  veterans.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 504.202(e-1), Transportation Code, as
  amended by Chapters 708 (H.B. 1128) and 716 (H.B. 1273), Acts of the
  84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and 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, 504.309, 504.311,
  504.312, 504.313, 504.3135, 504.314, 504.315, 504.316, 504.3161,
  504.318, 504.319, or 504.320.
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter D, Chapter 504, Transportation Code,
  is amended by adding Section 504.3161 to read as follows:
         Sec. 504.3161.  MILITARY SPECIALTY LICENSE PLATES FOR
  RECIPIENTS OF CERTAIN MILITARY CAMPAIGN AND SERVICE AWARDS. The
  department shall issue specialty license plates for recipients of
  the following military awards that include the name of the award:
               (1)  the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal;
               (2)  the Armed Forces Service Medal;
               (3)  the Navy Expeditionary Medal;
               (4)  the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal;
               (5)  the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal;
               (6)  the Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal;
               (7)  the Merchant Marine Expeditionary Medal;
               (8)  the Kosovo Campaign Medal; and
               
               (9)  the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal.
         SECTION 3.  To the extent of any conflict, this Act prevails
  over another Act of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017,
  relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted
  codes.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3521 was passed by the House on May 4,
  2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
  No. 3521 on May 25, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 144, Nays 0,
  1 present, not voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3521 was passed by the Senate, with
  amendments, on May 22, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays
  0, 1 present, not voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________
                  Date       
   
           __________________
                Governor