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  H.B. No. 2503
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for veterans
  with disabilities and recipients of the Texas Humanitarian Service
  Medal and federal Humanitarian Service Medal.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 504.202(e-1), Transportation Code, is
  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 504.307, 504.308, 504.309,
  504.310(b), 504.311, 504.312, 504.313, 504.3135, 504.314, 504.315,
  504.316, 504.3161, 504.318, 504.319, 504.320, 504.323, 504.325,
  [or] 504.327, 504.331, or 504.332.
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter D, Chapter 504, Transportation Code,
  is amended by adding Sections 504.331 and 504.332 to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 504.331.  TEXAS HUMANITARIAN SERVICE MEDAL.  The
  department shall issue specialty license plates for recipients of
  the Texas Humanitarian Service Medal.  The license plates must
  include:
               (1)  the words "Texas Humanitarian Service Medal"; and
               (2)  a depiction of the Texas Humanitarian Service
  Medal emblem.
         Sec. 504.332.  FEDERAL HUMANITARIAN SERVICE MEDAL.  The
  department shall issue specialty license plates for recipients of
  the federal Humanitarian Service Medal.  The license plates must
  include:
               (1)  the words "Humanitarian Service Medal"; and
               (2)  a depiction of the federal Humanitarian Service
  Medal emblem.
         SECTION 3.  It is the intent of the 88th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2023, that the amendments made by this Act be harmonized
  with another Act of the 88th Legislature, Regular Session, 2023,
  relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted
  codes.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2023.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2503 was passed by the House on May 2,
  2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 138, Nays 6, 3 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2503 was passed by the Senate on May
  21, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor