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  H.B. No. 4080
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to issuance of autism awareness 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 504.675 to read as follows:
         Sec. 504.675.  AUTISM AWARENESS LICENSE PLATES. (a) The
  department shall issue specialty license plates that include the
  words "Autism Awareness." The department shall design the plates in
  consultation with a representative of the Hope for Three nonprofit
  organization.
         (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 an account created by the
  comptroller in the manner provided by Section 504.6012(b). Money
  deposited to that account may be used only by the trusteed programs
  within the office of the governor to make grants to a nonprofit
  organization whose primary purpose is to create awareness about and
  provide support to families living with autism spectrum disorder,
  to be used by that organization for that purpose.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 4080 was passed by the House on May 8,
  2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 132, Nays 7, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 4080 was passed by the Senate on May
  20, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor