This website will be unavailable from Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. through Monday, June 3, 2024 at 7:00 a.m. due to data center maintenance.

 
 
  S.B. No. 2243
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to approval for certain projects related to bridges over
  the Rio Grande.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 201.612, Transportation Code, is amended
  by adding Subsection (h) to read as follows:
         (h)  A political subdivision is not required to comply with
  Subsection (a) for a project that:
               (1)  is for the reconstruction, improvement,
  expansion, or maintenance of an existing bridge; and
               (2)  has received approval from the United States under
  33 U.S.C. Chapter 11, Subchapter IV (33 U.S.C. Section 535 et seq.),
  authorizing the project.
         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, 2021.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2243 passed the Senate on       
  May 11, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2243 passed the House on        
  May 26, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 129, Nays 18, two
  present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor