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  H.B. No. 4595
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and
  corrections in enacted codes and to the nonsubstantive codification
  or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
  ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
         SECTION 1.001.  This Act is enacted as part of the state's
  continuing statutory revision program under Chapter 323,
  Government Code. This Act is a revision for purposes of Section 43,
  Article III, Texas Constitution, and has the purposes of:
               (1)  codifying without substantive change or providing
  for other appropriate disposition of various statutes that were
  omitted from enacted codes;
               (2)  revising without substantive change provisions in
  enacted codes;
               (3)  making necessary corrections to enacted codes; and
               (4)  renumbering or otherwise redesignating titles,
  chapters, and sections of codes that duplicate title, chapter, or
  section designations.
         SECTION 1.002.  (a) The repeal of a statute by this Act does
  not affect an amendment, revision, or reenactment of the statute by
  the 88th Legislature, Regular Session, 2023. The amendment,
  revision, or reenactment is preserved and given effect as part of
  the code provision that revised the statute so amended, revised, or
  reenacted.
         (b)  If any provision of this Act conflicts with a statute
  enacted by the 88th Legislature, Regular Session, 2023, the statute
  controls.
         SECTION 1.003.  (a) A transition or saving provision of a
  law codified by this Act applies to the codified law to the same
  extent as it applied to the original law.
         (b)  The repeal of a transition or saving provision by this
  Act does not affect the application of the provision to the codified
  law.
         (c)  In this section, "transition provision" includes any
  temporary provision providing for a special situation in the
  transition period between the existing law and the establishment or
  implementation of the new law.
         SECTION 1.004.  (a) The repeal of a law, including a
  validating law, by this Act does not remove, void, or otherwise
  affect in any manner a validation under the repealed law. The
  validation is preserved and continues to have the same effect that
  it would have if the law were not repealed.
         (b)  Subsection (a) of this section does not diminish the
  saving provisions prescribed by Section 311.031, Government Code.
  ARTICLE 2. CHANGES RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE
         SECTION 2.001.  Section 5.10(c), Alcoholic Beverage Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 269 (H.B. 752), Acts of the 73rd
  Legislature, Regular Session, 1993, to read as follows:
         (c)  The administrator or the administrator's designee shall
  prepare and maintain a written policy statement to assure
  implementation of a program of equal employment opportunity under
  which all personnel transactions are made without regard to race,
  color, disability, sex, religion, age, or national origin. The
  policy statement must include:
               (1)  personnel policies, including policies relating
  to recruitment, evaluation, selection, appointment, training, and
  promotion of personnel that are in compliance with the requirements
  of Chapter 21, Labor Code [the Commission on Human Rights Act
  (Article 5221k, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes)];
               (2)  a comprehensive analysis of the commission work
  force that meets federal and state guidelines;
               (3)  procedures by which a determination can be made of
  significant underuse in the commission work force of all persons
  for whom federal or state guidelines encourage a more equitable
  balance; and
               (4)  reasonable methods to appropriately address those
  areas of significant underuse.
         SECTION 2.002.  Section 106.17, Alcoholic Beverage Code, as
  added by Chapter 79 (S.B. 315), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is repealed as duplicative of Section
  106.17, Alcoholic Beverage Code, as added by Chapter 942 (S.B.
  766), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021.
  ARTICLE 3. CHANGES RELATING TO BUSINESS & COMMERCE CODE
         SECTION 3.001.  Section 102.053, Business & Commerce Code,
  is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         Sec. 102.053.  REMISSION OF FEE; SUBMISSION OF REPORTS.  
  Each quarter, a sexually oriented business shall:
               (1)  remit the fee imposed by Section 102.052 [47.052]
  to the comptroller in the manner prescribed by the comptroller; and
               (2)  file a report with the comptroller in the manner
  and containing the information required by the comptroller.
  ARTICLE 4. CHANGES RELATING TO CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE
         SECTION 4.001.  Section 22.001(a), Civil Practice and
  Remedies Code, is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (a)  Except as provided by Section 22.003 [22.002], a witness
  is entitled to 10 dollars for each day the witness attends court.
  This fee includes the entitlement for travel and the witness is not
  entitled to any reimbursement for mileage traveled.
         SECTION 4.002.  Section 51.014(a), Civil Practice and
  Remedies Code, as amended by Chapters 167 (S.B. 232), 528 (S.B. 6),
  and 813 (H.B. 2086), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session,
  2021, is reenacted and amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A person may appeal from an interlocutory order of a
  district court, county court at law, statutory probate court, or
  county court that:
               (1)  appoints a receiver or trustee;
               (2)  overrules a motion to vacate an order that
  appoints a receiver or trustee;
               (3)  certifies or refuses to certify a class in a suit
  brought under Rule 42 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure;
               (4)  grants or refuses a temporary injunction or grants
  or overrules a motion to dissolve a temporary injunction as
  provided by Chapter 65;
               (5)  denies a motion for summary judgment that is based
  on an assertion of immunity by an individual who is an officer or
  employee of the state or a political subdivision of the state;
               (6)  denies a motion for summary judgment that is based
  in whole or in part upon a claim against or defense by a member of
  the electronic or print media, acting in such capacity, or a person
  whose communication appears in or is published by the electronic or
  print media, arising under the free speech or free press clause of
  the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, or Article
  I, Section 8, of the Texas Constitution, or Chapter 73;
               (7)  grants or denies the special appearance of a
  defendant under Rule 120a, Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, except
  in a suit brought under the Family Code;
               (8)  grants or denies a plea to the jurisdiction by a
  governmental unit as that term is defined in Section 101.001;
               (9)  denies all or part of the relief sought by a motion
  under Section 74.351(b), except that an appeal may not be taken from
  an order granting an extension under Section 74.351;
               (10)  grants relief sought by a motion under Section
  74.351(l);
               (11)  denies a motion to dismiss filed under Section
  90.007;
               (12)  denies a motion to dismiss filed under Section
  27.003;
               (13)  denies a motion for summary judgment filed by an
  electric utility regarding liability in a suit subject to Section
  75.0022;
               (14)  denies a motion filed by a municipality with a
  population of 500,000 or more in an action filed under Section
  54.012(6) or 214.0012, Local Government Code; [or]
               (15)  makes a preliminary determination on a claim
  under Section 74.353;
               (16) [(15)]  overrules an objection filed under
  Section 148.003(d) or denies all or part of the relief sought by a
  motion under Section 148.003(f); or
               (17) [(15)]  grants or denies a motion for summary
  judgment filed by a contractor based on Section 97.002.
         SECTION 4.003.  Section 51.015, Civil Practice and Remedies
  Code, is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         Sec. 51.015.  COSTS OF APPEAL. In the case of an appeal
  brought pursuant to Section 51.014(a)(6) [51.014(6)], if the order
  appealed from is affirmed, the court of appeals shall order the
  appellant to pay all costs and reasonable attorney fees of the
  appeal; otherwise, each party shall be liable for and taxed its own
  costs of the appeal.
  ARTICLE 5. CHANGES RELATING TO CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
         SECTION 5.001.  Article 12.01, Code of Criminal Procedure,
  is amended to correct an error in punctuation to read as follows:
         Art. 12.01.  FELONIES. Except as provided in Article 12.03,
  felony indictments may be presented within these limits, and not
  afterward:
               (1)  no limitation:
                     (A)  murder and manslaughter;
                     (B)  sexual assault under Section 22.011(a)(2),
  Penal Code, or aggravated sexual assault under Section
  22.021(a)(1)(B), Penal Code;
                     (C)  sexual assault, if:
                           (i)  during the investigation of the offense
  biological matter is collected and the matter:
                                 (a)  has not yet been subjected to
  forensic DNA testing; or
                                 (b)  has been subjected to forensic DNA
  testing and the testing results show that the matter does not match
  the victim or any other person whose identity is readily
  ascertained; or
                           (ii)  probable cause exists to believe that
  the defendant has committed the same or a similar sex offense
  against five or more victims;
                     (D)  continuous sexual abuse of young child or
  disabled individual under Section 21.02, Penal Code;
                     (E)  indecency with a child under Section 21.11,
  Penal Code;
                     (F)  an offense involving leaving the scene of an
  accident under Section 550.021, Transportation Code, if the
  accident resulted in the death of a person;
                     (G)  trafficking of persons under Section
  20A.02(a)(7) or (8), Penal Code;
                     (H)  continuous trafficking of persons under
  Section 20A.03, Penal Code; or
                     (I)  compelling prostitution under Section
  43.05(a)(2), Penal Code;
               (2)  ten years from the date of the commission of the
  offense:
                     (A)  theft of any estate, real, personal or mixed,
  by an executor, administrator, guardian or trustee, with intent to
  defraud any creditor, heir, legatee, ward, distributee,
  beneficiary or settlor of a trust interested in such estate;
                     (B)  theft by a public servant of government
  property over which the public servant exercises control in the
  public servant's official capacity;
                     (C)  forgery or the uttering, using, or passing of
  forged instruments;
                     (D)  injury to an elderly or disabled individual
  punishable as a felony of the first degree under Section 22.04,
  Penal Code;
                     (E)  sexual assault, except as provided by
  Subdivision (1) or (7);
                     (F)  arson;
                     (G)  trafficking of persons under Section
  20A.02(a)(1), (2), (3), or (4), Penal Code; or
                     (H)  compelling prostitution under Section
  43.05(a)(1), Penal Code;
               (3)  seven years from the date of the commission of the
  offense:
                     (A)  misapplication of fiduciary property or
  property of a financial institution;
                     (B)  fraudulent securing of document execution;
                     (C)  a felony violation under Chapter 162, Tax
  Code;
                     (D)  false statement to obtain property or credit
  under Section 32.32, Penal Code;
                     (E)  money laundering;
                     (F)  credit card or debit card abuse under Section
  32.31, Penal Code;
                     (G)  fraudulent use or possession of identifying
  information under Section 32.51, Penal Code;
                     (H)  exploitation of a child, elderly individual,
  or disabled individual under Section 32.53, Penal Code;
                     (I)  health care fraud under Section 35A.02, Penal
  Code; or
                     (J)  bigamy under Section 25.01, Penal Code,
  except as provided by Subdivision (6);
               (4)  five years from the date of the commission of the
  offense:
                     (A)  theft or robbery;
                     (B)  except as provided by Subdivision (5),
  kidnapping or burglary;
                     (C)  injury to an elderly or disabled individual
  that is not punishable as a felony of the first degree under Section
  22.04, Penal Code;
                     (D)  abandoning or endangering a child; or
                     (E)  insurance fraud;
               (5)  if the investigation of the offense shows that the
  victim is younger than 17 years of age at the time the offense is
  committed, 20 years from the 18th birthday of the victim of one of
  the following offenses:
                     (A)  sexual performance by a child under Section
  43.25, Penal Code;
                     (B)  aggravated kidnapping under Section
  20.04(a)(4), Penal Code, if the defendant committed the offense
  with the intent to violate or abuse the victim sexually; or
                     (C)  burglary under Section 30.02, Penal Code, if
  the offense is punishable under Subsection (d) of that section and
  the defendant committed the offense with the intent to commit an
  offense described by Subdivision (1)(B) or (D) of this article or
  Paragraph (B) of this subdivision;
               (6)  ten years from the 18th birthday of the victim of
  the offense:
                     (A)  trafficking of persons under Section
  20A.02(a)(5) or (6), Penal Code;
                     (B)  injury to a child under Section 22.04, Penal
  Code; or
                     (C)  bigamy under Section 25.01, Penal Code, if
  the investigation of the offense shows that the person, other than
  the legal spouse of the defendant, whom the defendant marries or
  purports to marry or with whom the defendant lives under the
  appearance of being married is younger than 18 years of age at the
  time the offense is committed;
               (7)  two years from the date the offense was
  discovered: sexual assault punishable as a state jail felony under
  Section 22.011(f)(2), Penal Code; or
               (8)  three years from the date of the commission of the
  offense:  all other felonies.
         SECTION 5.002.  Article 17.091, Code of Criminal Procedure,
  is amended to conform to the amendment of Article 42A.054(a), Code
  of Criminal Procedure, by Chapter 1137 (H.B. 2758), Acts of the 86th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, to read as follows:
         Art. 17.091.  NOTICE OF CERTAIN BAIL REDUCTIONS
  REQUIRED.  Before a judge or magistrate reduces the amount of bail
  set for a defendant charged with an offense listed in Article
  42A.054 or [,] an offense described by Article 62.001(5), [or an
  offense under Section 20A.03, Penal Code,] the judge or magistrate
  shall provide:
               (1)  to the attorney representing the state, reasonable
  notice of the proposed bail reduction; and
               (2)  on request of the attorney representing the state
  or the defendant or the defendant's counsel, an opportunity for a
  hearing concerning the proposed bail reduction.
  ARTICLE 6.  CHANGES RELATING TO EDUCATION CODE
         SECTION 6.001.  Section 12.013(b), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapters 887 (S.B. 1697) and 1046 (S.B. 1365), Acts of
  the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  A home-rule school district is subject to:
               (1)  a provision of this title establishing a criminal
  offense;
               (2)  a provision of this title relating to limitations
  on liability; and
               (3)  a prohibition, restriction, or requirement, as
  applicable, imposed by this title or a rule adopted under this
  title, relating to:
                     (A)  the Public Education Information Management
  System (PEIMS) to the extent necessary to monitor compliance with
  this subchapter as determined by the commissioner;
                     (B)  educator certification under Chapter 21 and
  educator rights under Sections 21.407, 21.408, and 22.001;
                     (C)  criminal history records under Subchapter C,
  Chapter 22;
                     (D)  student admissions under Section 25.001;
                     (E)  school attendance under Sections 25.085,
  25.086, and 25.087;
                     (F)  inter-district or inter-county transfers of
  students under Subchapter B, Chapter 25;
                     (G)  elementary class size limits under Section
  25.112, in the case of any campus in the district that fails to
  satisfy any standard under Section 39.054(e);
                     (H)  high school graduation under Section 28.025;
                     (I)  special education programs under Subchapter
  A, Chapter 29;
                     (J)  bilingual education under Subchapter B,
  Chapter 29;
                     (K)  prekindergarten programs under Subchapter E,
  Chapter 29;
                     (L)  safety provisions relating to the
  transportation of students under Sections 34.002, 34.003, 34.004,
  and 34.008;
                     (M)  computation and distribution of state aid
  under Chapters 31, 43, and 48;
                     (N)  extracurricular activities under Section
  33.081;
                     (O)  health and safety under Chapter 38;
                     (P)  the provisions of Subchapter A, Chapter 39;
                     (Q)  public school accountability and special
  investigations under Subchapters A, B, C, D, and J, Chapter 39, and
  Chapter 39A;
                     (R)  options for local revenue levels in excess of
  entitlement under Chapter 49;
                     (S)  a bond or other obligation or tax rate under
  Chapters 43, 45, and 48;
                     (T)  purchasing under Chapter 44; and
                     (U) [(T)]  parental options to retain a student
  under Section 28.02124.
         SECTION 6.002.  Section 12.056(b), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapters 887 (S.B. 1697), 974 (S.B. 2081), and 1046 (S.B.
  1365), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is
  reenacted and amended to read as follows:
         (b)  A campus or program for which a charter is granted under
  this subchapter is subject to:
               (1)  a provision of this title establishing a criminal
  offense; and
               (2)  a prohibition, restriction, or requirement, as
  applicable, imposed by this title or a rule adopted under this
  title, relating to:
                     (A)  the Public Education Information Management
  System (PEIMS) to the extent necessary to monitor compliance with
  this subchapter as determined by the commissioner;
                     (B)  criminal history records under Subchapter C,
  Chapter 22;
                     (C)  high school graduation under Section 28.025;
                     (D)  special education programs under Subchapter
  A, Chapter 29;
                     (E)  bilingual education under Subchapter B,
  Chapter 29;
                     (F)  prekindergarten programs under Subchapter E,
  Chapter 29, except class size limits for prekindergarten classes
  imposed under Section 25.112, which do not apply;
                     (G)  extracurricular activities under Section
  33.081;
                     (H)  health and safety under Chapter 38;
                     (I)  the provisions of Subchapter A, Chapter 39;
                     (J)  public school accountability and special
  investigations under Subchapters A, B, C, D, F, and J, Chapter 39,
  and Chapter 39A;
                     (K)  the duty to discharge or refuse to hire
  certain employees or applicants for employment under Section
  12.1059; and
                     (L) [(K)]  parental options to retain a student
  under Section 28.02124.
  SECTION 6.003.  Section 12.104(b), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapters 542 (S.B. 168), 887 (S.B. 1697), 915 (H.B.
  3607), 974 (S.B. 2081), and 1046 (S.B. 1365), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         (b)  An open-enrollment charter school is subject to:
               (1)  a provision of this title establishing a criminal
  offense;
               (2)  the provisions in Chapter 554, Government Code;
  and
               (3)  a prohibition, restriction, or requirement, as
  applicable, imposed by this title or a rule adopted under this
  title, relating to:
                     (A)  the Public Education Information Management
  System (PEIMS) to the extent necessary to monitor compliance with
  this subchapter as determined by the commissioner;
                     (B)  criminal history records under Subchapter C,
  Chapter 22;
                     (C)  reading instruments and accelerated reading
  instruction programs under Section 28.006;
                     (D)  accelerated instruction under Section
  28.0211;
                     (E)  high school graduation requirements under
  Section 28.025;
                     (F)  special education programs under Subchapter
  A, Chapter 29;
                     (G)  bilingual education under Subchapter B,
  Chapter 29;
                     (H)  prekindergarten programs under Subchapter E
  or E-1, Chapter 29, except class size limits for prekindergarten
  classes imposed under Section 25.112, which do not apply;
                     (I)  extracurricular activities under Section
  33.081;
                     (J)  discipline management practices or behavior
  management techniques under Section 37.0021;
                     (K)  health and safety under Chapter 38;
                     (L)  the provisions of Subchapter A, Chapter 39;
                     (M)  public school accountability and special
  investigations under Subchapters A, B, C, D, F, G, and J, Chapter
  39, and Chapter 39A;
                     (N)  the requirement under Section 21.006 to
  report an educator's misconduct;
                     (O)  intensive programs of instruction under
  Section 28.0213;
                     (P)  the right of a school employee to report a
  crime, as provided by Section 37.148;
                     (Q)  bullying prevention policies and procedures
  under Section 37.0832;
                     (R)  the right of a school under Section 37.0052
  to place a student who has engaged in certain bullying behavior in a
  disciplinary alternative education program or to expel the student;
                     (S)  the right under Section 37.0151 to report to
  local law enforcement certain conduct constituting assault or
  harassment;
                     (T)  a parent's right to information regarding the
  provision of assistance for learning difficulties to the parent's
  child as provided by Sections 26.004(b)(11) and 26.0081(c) and (d);
                     (U)  establishment of residency under Section
  25.001;
                     (V)  school safety requirements under Sections
  37.108, 37.1081, 37.1082, 37.109, 37.113, 37.114, 37.1141, 37.115,
  37.207, and 37.2071;
                     (W)  the early childhood literacy and mathematics
  proficiency plans under Section 11.185;
                     (X)  the college, career, and military readiness
  plans under Section 11.186; and
                     (Y) [(X)]  parental options to retain a student
  under Section 28.02124.
         SECTION 6.004.  Section 12.1058(a), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapters 551 (S.B. 282) and 916 (H.B. 3610), Acts of the
  87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         (a)  An open-enrollment charter school is considered to be:
               (1)  a local government for purposes of Chapter 791,
  Government Code;
               (2)  a local government for purposes of Chapter 2259,
  Government Code, except that an open-enrollment charter school may
  not issue public securities as provided by Section 2259.031(b),
  Government Code;
               (3)  a political subdivision for purposes of Chapter
  172, Local Government Code;
               (4)  a local governmental entity for purposes of
  Subchapter I, Chapter 271, Local Government Code; [and]
               (5)  a political subdivision for purposes of Section
  180.008, Local Government Code;
               (6) [(5)]  a political subdivision for purposes of
  Section 16.061, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, with respect to
  any property purchased, leased, constructed, renovated, or
  improved with state funds under Section 12.128 of this code; and
               (7) [(6)]  a political subdivision for purposes of
  Section 11.11, Tax Code.
         SECTION 6.005.  (a)  Section 12.263, Education Code, as
  effective September 1, 2023, is amended to conform to Chapter 489
  (H.B. 3456), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021,
  by adding Subsection (h) to read as follows:
         (h)  Notwithstanding any other law, for purposes of any
  budget reductions requested by the Legislative Budget Board or the
  governor, any money received by a nonprofit entity granted a
  charter under this subchapter or appropriated to the agency for
  purposes of operating an adult education program under this
  subchapter is considered to be part of the foundation school
  program and is not subject to those budget reductions.
         (b)  Section 2, Chapter 489 (H.B. 3456), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, which added Section
  29.259(j-1), Education Code, is repealed.
         SECTION 6.006.  Section 21.051, Education Code, as amended
  by Chapters 215 (H.B. 159) and 952 (S.B. 1590), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is amended by reenacting and
  amending Subsection (f) and adding Subsection (f-1) to read as
  follows:
         (f)  The board shall propose rules providing flexible
  options for persons for any field-based experience or internship
  required for certification, including options for candidate
  observations that provide for at least:
               (1)  two observations to occur in person and two
  additional observations to occur in virtual settings that are
  equivalent in rigor to in-person options for observation; or
               (2)  three observations to occur in person.
         (f-1)  The options required under Subsection (f) must, to the
  greatest extent practicable, involve interaction with a diverse
  student population, including students with disabilities.
         SECTION 6.007.  Section 21.4551(b), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapter 973 (S.B. 2066), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is repealed to conform to the repeal of
  Section 21.4551, Education Code, by Chapter 1045 (S.B. 1267), Acts
  of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021.
         SECTION 6.008.  Section 31.0211(c), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapters 806 (H.B. 1525) and 1003 (H.B. 3261), Acts of
  the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (c)  Funds allotted under this section may be used to:
               (1)  purchase:
                     (A)  materials on the list adopted by the
  commissioner, as provided by Section 31.0231;
                     (B)  instructional materials, regardless of
  whether the instructional materials are on the list adopted under
  Section 31.024;
                     (C)  consumable instructional materials,
  including workbooks;
                     (D)  instructional materials for use in bilingual
  education classes, as provided by Section 31.029;
                     (E)  instructional materials for use in college
  preparatory courses under Section 28.014, as provided by Section
  31.031;
                     (F)  supplemental instructional materials, as
  provided by Section 31.035;
                     (G)  state-developed open education resource
  instructional materials, as provided by Subchapter B-1;
                     (H)  instructional materials and technological
  equipment under any continuing contracts of the district in effect
  on September 1, 2011;
                     (I)  technological equipment necessary to support
  the use of materials included on the list adopted by the
  commissioner under Section 31.0231 or any instructional materials
  purchased with an allotment under this section;
                     (J)  inventory software or systems for storing,
  managing, and accessing instructional materials and analyzing the
  usage and effectiveness of the instructional materials; and
                     (K)  services, equipment, and technology
  infrastructure necessary to ensure Internet connectivity and
  adequate bandwidth; and
               (2)  pay:
                     (A)  for training educational personnel directly
  involved in student learning in the appropriate use of
  instructional materials and for providing for access to
  technological equipment for instructional use;
                     (B)  for training personnel in the electronic
  administration of assessment instruments; [and]
                     (C)  the salary and other expenses of an employee
  who provides technical support for the use of technological
  equipment directly involved in student learning; and
                     (D) [(C)]  for costs associated with distance
  learning, including Wi-Fi, Internet access hotspots, wireless
  network service, broadband service, and other services and
  technological equipment necessary to facilitate Internet access.
         SECTION 6.009.  Sections 48.009(b-1) and (b-2), Education
  Code, as added by Chapter 915 (H.B. 3607), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, are repealed as duplicative of
  Sections 48.009(b)(6) and (7), Education Code, as added by Chapter
  806 (H.B. 1525), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session,
  2021.
         SECTION 6.010.  Section 48.009(b-3), Education Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (b-3)  A student reported under Subsection (b)(7) [(b-2)] as
  having enrolled in a high school equivalency program, a dropout
  recovery school, or an adult education program provided under a
  high school diploma and industry certification charter school
  program must be reported through the Public Education Information
  Management System as having previously dropped out of school.
         SECTION 6.011.  Section 48.009(b-4), Education Code, as
  added by Chapter 806 (H.B. 1525), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is repealed as duplicative of Section
  48.009(b-3), Education Code, as added by Chapter 915 (H.B. 3607),
  Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021.
         SECTION 6.012.  Section 134.004, Education Code, as amended
  by Chapters 80 (S.B. 346) and 499 (H.B. 4279), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 134.004.  JOBS AND EDUCATION FOR TEXANS (JET) GRANT
  PROGRAM. (a) The commission shall establish and administer the Jobs
  and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program to provide grants to
  public junior colleges, public technical institutes, public state
  colleges, and school districts and open-enrollment charter schools
  described under Section 134.007 that apply to the advisory board in
  the manner prescribed by the advisory board. The commission shall
  award the grants on the advice and recommendations of the advisory
  board.
         (b)  Grants may be awarded under this chapter from the Jobs
  and Education for Texans (JET) fund to defray the start-up costs
  associated with the development of new career and technical
  education programs at public junior colleges, public technical
  institutes, public state colleges, and school districts and
  open-enrollment charter schools described under Section 134.007
  that meet the requirements of Section 134.006.
         SECTION 6.013.  Section 134.006(a), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapters 80 (S.B. 346) and 499 (H.B. 4279), Acts of the
  87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         (a)  The commission may award a grant for the development of
  new career and technical education courses or programs at public
  junior colleges, public technical institutes, public state
  colleges, and school districts[,] and open-enrollment charter
  schools described under Section 134.007.
         SECTION 6.014.  Section 134.006(d), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapters 80 (S.B. 346) and 499 (H.B. 4279), Acts of the
  87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (d)  To be eligible to receive a grant under this section, a
  public junior college, public technical institute, public state
  college, or school district or open-enrollment charter school
  described under Section 134.007 must provide matching funds in
  accordance with rules adopted under Section 134.008. The matching
  funds may be obtained from any source available to the public junior
  college, public technical institute, public state college, school
  district, or open-enrollment charter school, including industry
  consortia, community or foundation grants, individual
  contributions, and local governmental agency operating funds.
         SECTION 6.015.  Section 134.007, Education Code, as amended
  by Chapters 80 (S.B. 346) and 499 (H.B. 4279), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 134.007.  GRANTS AWARDED TO SCHOOL DISTRICT OR
  OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOL. The commission may award a grant
  under this chapter to:
               (1)  an independent [a] school district or
  open-enrollment charter school [under this chapter] if the
  district[:
               [(1) is an independent school district and] or school
  has entered into a partnership with a public junior college, public
  technical institute, or public state college for the purpose of:
                     (A)  promoting career and technical education to
  the district's or school's students; or
                     (B)  offering dual credit courses to the
  district's or school's students; or
               (2)  the Windham School District.
         SECTION 6.016.  Section 1001.108(b), Education Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (b)  The curriculum must include information about each
  matter listed in Section 692A.020(k) [49.001(a)], Health and Safety
  Code.
  ARTICLE 7.  CHANGES RELATING TO ELECTION CODE
         SECTION 7.001.  Sections 13.004(d) and (e), Election Code,
  are amended to conform to Chapter 711 (H.B. 3107), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, to read as follows:
         (d)  The voter registrar or other county official who has
  access to the information furnished on a registration application
  may not post the following information on a website:
               (1)  a telephone number;
               (2)  a social security number;
               (3)  a driver's license number or a number of a personal
  identification card;
               (4)  a date of birth; or
               (5)  the residence address of a voter who submits
  documentation under Subsection (c)(4), (5) [(c)(5)], (6), or (7)[,
  or (8)] to the voter registrar or regarding whom the registrar has
  received notification under Section 15.0215.
         (e)  Documentation submitted under Subsection (c)(4), (5)
  [(c)(5)], (6), or (7)[, or (8)] shall be retained on file with the
  voter registration application.
         SECTION 7.002.  Section 87.121, Election Code, as reenacted
  and amended by Chapters 66 (H.B. 1622) and 317 (H.B. 1382), Acts of
  the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 87.121.  EARLY VOTING ROSTERS. (a) The early voting
  clerk shall maintain for each election a roster listing each person
  who votes an early voting ballot by personal appearance and a roster
  listing each person to whom an early voting ballot to be voted by
  mail is sent.
         (b)  For each person listed, the applicable roster must
  include:
               (1)  the person's name, address, and voter registration
  number;
               (2)  an identification of the person's county election
  precinct of registration; and
               (3)  the date of voting or the date the ballot was
  mailed to the person, as applicable.
         (c)  Each roster shall be updated daily.
         (d)  Each roster may be maintained in any form approved by
  the secretary of state.
         (e)  The clerk shall preserve each roster after the election
  for the period for preserving the precinct election records.
         (f)  Information on the roster for a person to whom an early
  voting mail ballot has been sent is not available for public
  inspection, except to the voter seeking to verify that the
  information pertaining to the voter is accurate, until the first
  business day after election day.
         (g)  Information on the roster for a person who votes an
  early voting ballot by personal appearance shall be made available
  for public inspection as provided by Subsection (i) not later than
  11 a.m. on the day after the date the information is entered on the
  roster under Subsection (c).
         (h)  Information on the roster for a person who votes an
  early voting ballot by mail shall be made available for public
  inspection as provided by Subsection (i) not later than 11 a.m. on
  the day following the day the early voting clerk receives any ballot
  voted by mail.
         (i)  The information under Subsections (g) and (h) must be
  made available:
               (1)  for an election in which the county clerk is the
  early voting clerk:
                     (A)  on the publicly accessible Internet website
  of the county; or
                     (B)  if the county does not maintain a website, on
  the bulletin board used for posting notice of meetings of the
  commissioners court; or
               (2)  for an election not described by Subdivision (1):
                     (A)  on the publicly accessible Internet website
  of the authority ordering the election; or
                     (B)  if the authority ordering the election does
  not maintain a website, on the bulletin board used for posting
  notice of meetings of the governing body of the authority.
         (j)  The early voting clerk for a primary election or the
  general election for state and county officers shall submit to the
  secretary of state for posting on the secretary of state's Internet
  website the information described by:
               (1)  Subsection (g) not later than 11 a.m. on the day
  after the date the information is entered on the roster under
  Subsection (c); and
               (2)  Subsection (h) not later than 11 a.m. on the day
  following the day the early voting clerk receives any ballot voted
  by mail.
         (k)  The early voting clerk for a primary election or the
  general election for state and county officers shall submit to the
  secretary of state for posting on the secretary of state's Internet
  website the election day information described by Subsections (g)
  and (h) not later than 11 a.m. on the day after the election.
         (l)  The early voting clerk for a primary election or the
  general election for state and county officers shall submit to the
  secretary of state for posting on the secretary of state's Internet
  website the final rosters containing information described by
  Subsections (g) and (h) not later than the 20th day after the date
  of the local canvass.
         (m) [(k)]  The secretary of state shall post the information
  described by Subsection (j) on the secretary of state's Internet
  website in a downloadable format not later than 11 a.m. on the day
  following the day of receipt of the information.
         (n) [(l)]  The secretary of state shall create a system for
  an early voting clerk for a primary election or the general election
  for state and county officers to provide the information to the
  secretary of state for posting on the secretary of state's Internet
  website under Subsection (j).
         (o) [(m)]  A person registered to vote in the county where
  the early voting clerk is conducting early voting may submit a
  complaint to the secretary of state stating that an early voting
  clerk has not complied with this section.
         (p) [(n)]  The secretary of state by rule shall create and
  maintain a system for receiving and recording complaints made under
  this section.
         (q) [(o)]  The secretary of state shall maintain a record
  indicating early voting clerks who have failed to comply with the
  requirements of this section.
  ARTICLE 8.  CHANGES RELATING TO FAMILY CODE
         SECTION 8.001.  Section 54.047(f), Family Code, as amended
  by Section 13, Chapter 948 (S.B. 1480), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is repealed to conform to the
  repeal of Section 54.047(f), Family Code, by Section 5.01(b)(5),
  Chapter 472 (S.B. 41), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021.
         SECTION 8.002.  Section 161.001(c), Family Code, as amended
  by Chapters 8 (H.B. 567) and 29 (H.B. 2536), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         (c)  Evidence of one or more of the following does not
  constitute clear and convincing evidence sufficient for a court to
  make a finding under Subsection (b) and order termination of the
  parent-child relationship:
               (1)  the parent homeschooled the child;
               (2)  the parent is economically disadvantaged;
               (3)  the parent has been charged with a nonviolent
  misdemeanor offense other than:
                     (A)  an offense under Title 5, Penal Code;
                     (B)  an offense under Title 6, Penal Code; or
                     (C)  an offense that involves family violence, as
  defined by Section 71.004 of this code;
               (4)  the parent provided or administered low-THC
  cannabis to a child for whom the low-THC cannabis was prescribed
  under Chapter 169, Occupations Code;
               (5)  the parent declined immunization for the child for
  reasons of conscience, including a religious belief; [or]
               (6)  the parent sought an opinion from more than one
  medical provider relating to the child's medical care, transferred
  the child's medical care to a new medical provider, or transferred
  the child to another health care facility; or
               (7) [(6)]  the parent allowed the child to engage in
  independent activities that are appropriate and typical for the
  child's level of maturity, physical condition, developmental
  abilities, or culture.
         SECTION 8.003.  Section 261.001(4), Family Code, as amended
  by Chapters 8 (H.B. 567) and 29 (H.B. 2536), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
               (4)  "Neglect" means an act or failure to act by a
  person responsible for a child's care, custody, or welfare
  evidencing the person's blatant disregard for the consequences of
  the act or failure to act that results in harm to the child or that
  creates an immediate danger to the child's physical health or
  safety and:
                     (A)  includes:
                           (i)  the leaving of a child in a situation
  where the child would be exposed to an immediate danger of physical
  or mental harm, without arranging for necessary care for the child,
  and the demonstration of an intent not to return by a parent,
  guardian, or managing or possessory conservator of the child;
                           (ii)  the following acts or omissions by a
  person:
                                 (a)  placing a child in or failing to
  remove a child from a situation that a reasonable person would
  realize requires judgment or actions beyond the child's level of
  maturity, physical condition, or mental abilities and that results
  in bodily injury or an immediate danger of harm to the child;
                                 (b)  failing to seek, obtain, or follow
  through with medical care for a child, with the failure resulting in
  or presenting an immediate danger of death, disfigurement, or
  bodily injury or with the failure resulting in an observable and
  material impairment to the growth, development, or functioning of
  the child;
                                 (c)  the failure to provide a child
  with food, clothing, or shelter necessary to sustain the life or
  health of the child, excluding failure caused primarily by
  financial inability unless relief services had been offered and
  refused;
                                 (d)  placing a child in or failing to
  remove the child from a situation in which the child would be
  exposed to an immediate danger of sexual conduct harmful to the
  child; or
                                 (e)  placing a child in or failing to
  remove the child from a situation in which the child would be
  exposed to acts or omissions that constitute abuse under
  Subdivision (1)(E), (F), (G), (H), or (K) committed against another
  child;
                           (iii)  the failure by the person responsible
  for a child's care, custody, or welfare to permit the child to
  return to the child's home without arranging for the necessary care
  for the child after the child has been absent from the home for any
  reason, including having been in residential placement or having
  run away; or
                           (iv)  a negligent act or omission by an
  employee, volunteer, or other individual working under the auspices
  of a facility or program, including failure to comply with an
  individual treatment plan, plan of care, or individualized service
  plan, that causes or may cause substantial emotional harm or
  physical injury to, or the death of, a child served by the facility
  or program as further described by rule or policy; and
                     (B)  does not include:
                           (i)  the refusal by a person responsible for
  a child's care, custody, or welfare to permit the child to remain in
  or return to the child's home resulting in the placement of the
  child in the conservatorship of the department if:
                                 (a)  the child has a severe emotional
  disturbance;
                                 (b)  the person's refusal is based
  solely on the person's inability to obtain mental health services
  necessary to protect the safety and well-being of the child; and
                                 (c)  the person has exhausted all
  reasonable means available to the person to obtain the mental
  health services described by Sub-subparagraph (b); [or]
                           (ii)  allowing the child to engage in
  independent activities that are appropriate and typical for the
  child's level of maturity, physical condition, developmental
  abilities, or culture; or
                           (iii) [(ii)]  a decision by a person
  responsible for a child's care, custody, or welfare to:
                                 (a)  obtain an opinion from more than
  one medical provider relating to the child's medical care;
                                 (b)  transfer the child's medical care
  to a new medical provider; or
                                 (c)  transfer the child to another
  health care facility.
         SECTION 8.004.  Section 262.116(a), Family Code, as amended
  by Chapters 8 (H.B. 567) and 29 (H.B. 2536), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         (a)  The Department of Family and Protective Services may not
  take possession of a child under this subchapter based on evidence
  that the parent:
               (1)  homeschooled the child;
               (2)  is economically disadvantaged;
               (3)  has been charged with a nonviolent misdemeanor
  offense other than:
                     (A)  an offense under Title 5, Penal Code;
                     (B)  an offense under Title 6, Penal Code; or
                     (C)  an offense that involves family violence, as
  defined by Section 71.004 of this code;
               (4)  provided or administered low-THC cannabis to a
  child for whom the low-THC cannabis was prescribed under Chapter
  169, Occupations Code;
               (5)  declined immunization for the child for reasons of
  conscience, including a religious belief; [or]
               (6)  sought an opinion from more than one medical
  provider relating to the child's medical care, transferred the
  child's medical care to a new medical provider, or transferred the
  child to another health care facility;
               (7) [(6)]  allowed the child to engage in independent
  activities that are appropriate and typical for the child's level
  of maturity, physical condition, developmental abilities, or
  culture; or
               (8) [(7)]  tested positive for marihuana, unless the
  department has evidence that the parent's use of marihuana has
  caused significant impairment to the child's physical or mental
  health or emotional development.
  ARTICLE 9.  CHANGES RELATING TO FINANCE CODE
         SECTION 9.001.  Section 31.002(a)(15), Finance Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
               (15)  "Deposit" means the establishment of a
  debtor-creditor relationship represented by the agreement of the
  deposit debtor to act as a holding, paying, or disbursing agent for
  the deposit creditor.  The term:
                     (A)  includes:
                           (i)  an unpaid balance of money that is
  received by the deposit debtor in the usual course of business in
  exchange for conditional or unconditional credit to a commercial,
  checking, savings, or time account of the deposit creditor or the
  creditor's designee, or that is evidenced by a certificate of
  deposit or similar instrument, a certified check or draft drawn
  against a deposit account, or a letter of credit or traveler's check
  on which the deposit debtor is primarily liable, but excluding an
  obligation arising under Chapter 151 [152];
                           (ii)  money or credit given for money
  received by the deposit debtor in the usual course of business for a
  special purpose, including money:
                                 (a)  held as escrow money, as security
  for an obligation due to the deposit debtor or another person, or as
  security for a loan;
                                 (b)  left with a deposit debtor by a
  deposit creditor to meet maturing obligations that are not yet due;
  and
                                 (c)  held by the deposit debtor to meet
  an acceptance or letter of credit;
                           (iii)  an outstanding draft, cashier's
  check, money order, or other officer's check issued by the deposit
  debtor in the usual course of business for any purpose, including
  payment for services, dividends, or purchases; and
                           (iv)  an obligation that the finance
  commission by rule defines as a deposit liability, except that the
  term may not include money received for immediate application to
  reduction of an indebtedness; and
                     (B)  does not include an obligation that this
  subtitle or finance commission rule determines not to be a deposit
  liability.
         SECTION 9.002.  Sections 59.011(a) and (c), Finance Code,
  are amended to conform to the expiration of Title 16, Property Code,
  on September 1, 2009, to read as follows:
         (a)  For purposes of Chapter 27, Property Code, [and Title
  16, Property Code,] a federally insured financial institution
  regulated under this code is not a builder.
         (c)  A builder hired by a lender to complete the construction
  of a foreclosed home is not liable for any construction defects of
  which the builder had no knowledge that existed prior to the
  acquisition of the home by the lender, but the builder is subject to
  Chapter 27, Property Code, [and Title 16, Property Code,] for work
  performed for the lender subsequent to the acquisition of the home
  by the lender.
  ARTICLE 10.  CHANGES RELATING TO GOVERNMENT CODE
         SECTION 10.001.  The heading to Subchapter H, Chapter 51,
  Government Code, is repealed to conform to the repeal of Sections
  51.702, 51.703, 51.704, 51.705, 51.706, 51.707, 51.708, 51.709,
  51.710, 51.711, and 51.713, Government Code, by Chapter 472
  (S.B. 41), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021.
         SECTION 10.002.  Section 402.0351(b), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 280 (H.B. 3721) and 1049 (S.B. 1831), Acts of
  the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (b)  The attorney general by rule shall prescribe the design
  and content of a sign required to be posted under this section.  The
  sign must:
               (1)  contain information regarding services and
  assistance available to victims of human trafficking;
               (2)  be in English, Spanish, and any other language
  determined appropriate by the attorney general in consultation with
  the council; and
               (3)  include:
                     (A)  a toll-free telephone number and Internet
  website for accessing human trafficking resources;
                     (B)  the contact information for reporting
  suspicious activity to the Department of Public Safety; and
                     (C)  the key indicators that a person is a victim
  of human trafficking.
         SECTION 10.003.  Section 411.179(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 203 (H.B. 918), 383 (S.B. 1134), and 821 (H.B.
  2675), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is
  reenacted and amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The department by rule shall adopt the form of the
  license. A license must include:
               (1)  a number assigned to the license holder by the
  department;
               (2)  a statement of the period for which the license is
  effective;
               (3)  a photograph of the license holder;
               (4)  the license holder's full name, date of birth, hair
  and eye color, height, weight, and signature;
               (5)  the license holder's residence address or, as
  provided by Subsection (d), the street address of the courthouse in
  which the license holder or license holder's spouse or parent
  serves as a federal judge or the license holder serves as a state
  judge;
               (6)  the number of a driver's license or an
  identification certificate issued to the license holder by the
  department;
               (7)  the designation "VETERAN" if required under
  Subsection (e); [and]
               (8)  any at-risk designation for which the license
  holder has established eligibility under Section 411.184; and 
               (9) [(8)]  if applicable, a protective order
  designation under Section 411.1735.
         SECTION 10.004.  Section 478.0001(3), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 10 (H.B. 1472), 102 (S.B. 1265), 605 (S.B.
  1155), and 915 (H.B. 3607), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is reenacted and amended to read as follows:
               (3)  "Event" means any of the following and includes
  any activity related to or associated with the following:
                     (A)  the Academy of Country Music Awards;
                     (B)  the Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympic
  Games;
                     (C)  a Big 12 Football Conference Championship
  game;
                     (D)  the Breeders' Cup World Championships;
                     (E)  a game of the College Football Playoff or its
  successor;
                     (F)  the Confederation of North, Central America
  and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) Gold Cup;
                     (G) [(F)]  a CONVRG conference;
                     (H) [(G)]  an Elite Rodeo Association World
  Championship;
                     (I) [(H)]  a Formula One automobile race;
                     (J) [(I)]  the largest event held each year at a
  sports entertainment venue in this state with a permanent seating
  capacity, including grandstand and premium seating, of at least
  125,000 on September 1, 2021;
                     (K) [(J)]  the Major League Baseball All-Star
  Game;
                     (L) [(K)]  the Major League Soccer All-Star Game
  or the Major League Soccer Cup;
                     (M) [(L)]  a mixed martial arts championship;
                     (N) [(M)]  the Moto Grand Prix of the United
  States;
                     (O) [(N)]  the National Association for Stock Car
  Auto Racing (NASCAR):
                           (i)  All-Star Race;
                           (ii)  season-ending Championship Race; or
                           (iii)  Texas Grand Prix race;
                     (P) [(O)]  the National Basketball Association
  All-Star Game;
                     (Q) [(P)]  a National Collegiate Athletic
  Association Final Four tournament game;
                     (R) [(Q)] the National Collegiate Athletic
  Association men's or women's lacrosse championships;
                     (S) [(R)]  a national collegiate championship of
  an amateur sport sanctioned by the national governing body of the
  sport that is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee;
                     (T) [(S)]  the National Cutting Horse Association
  Triple Crown;
                     (U) [(T)]  the National Hockey League All-Star
  Game;
                     (V)  the National Hot Rod Association Fall
  Nationals at the Texas Motorplex;
                     (W) [(U)]  a national political convention of the
  Republican National Committee or the Democratic National
  Committee;
                     (X) [(V)]  a championship event in the National
  Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Championship Series;
                     (Y) [(W)]  an Olympic activity, including a
  Junior or Senior activity, training program, or feeder program
  sanctioned by the United States Olympic Committee's Community
  Olympic Development Program;
                     (Z) [(X)]  a presidential general election
  debate;
                     (AA) [(Y)]  the Professional Rodeo Cowboys
  Association National Finals Rodeo;
                     (BB) [(Z)]  a Super Bowl;
                     (CC) [(AA)]  the United States Open Championship;
                     (DD) [(BB)]  a World Cup soccer game or the World
  Cup soccer tournament;
                     (EE) [(CC)]  the World Games;
                     (FF) [(DD)]  a World Wrestling Entertainment
  WrestleMania event; or
                     (GG) [(EE)]  the X Games.
         SECTION 10.005.  Section 478.0001(7), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 10 (H.B. 1472), 102 (S.B. 1265), and 915 (H.B.
  3607), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is
  reenacted and amended to read as follows:
               (7)  "Site selection organization" means:
                     (A)  the Academy of Country Music;
                     (B)  the Amateur Athletic Union;
                     (C)  the Big 12 Conference;
                     (D)  the College Football Playoff Administration,
  LLC, or its successor;
                     (E)  the Commission on Presidential Debates;
                     (F)  the Confederation of North, Central America
  and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf);
                     (G) [(F)]  the Democratic National Committee;
                     (H) [(G)]  Dorna Sports;
                     (I) [(H)]  the Elite Rodeo Association;
                     (J) [(I)]  Encore Live;
                     (K) [(J)]  ESPN or an affiliate;
                     (L) [(K)]  the Federation Internationale de
  Football Association (FIFA);
                     (M) [(L)]  the International World Games
  Association;
                     (N) [(M)]  Major League Baseball;
                     (O) [(N)]  Major League Soccer;
                     (P) [(O)]  the National Association for Stock Car
  Auto Racing (NASCAR);
                     (Q) [(P)]  the National Basketball Association;
                     (R) [(Q)]  the National Collegiate Athletic
  Association;
                     (S) [(R)]  the National Cutting Horse
  Association;
                     (T) [(S)]  the National Football League;
                     (U) [(T)]  the National Hockey League;
                     (V)  the National Hot Rod Association;
                     (W) [(U)]  the National Reined Cow Horse
  Association (NRCHA);
                     (X) [(V)]  the Professional Rodeo Cowboys
  Association;
                     (Y) [(W)]  the Republican National Committee;
                     (Z) [(X)]  the Ultimate Fighting Championship;
                     (AA) [(Y)]  the United States Golf Association;
                     (BB) [(Z)]  the United States Olympic Committee;
                     (CC) [(AA)]  World Wrestling Entertainment; or
                     (DD) [(BB)]  the national governing body of a
  sport that is recognized by:
                           (i)  the Federation Internationale de
  l'Automobile;
                           (ii)  Formula One Management Limited;
                           (iii)  the National Thoroughbred Racing
  Association; or
                           (iv)  the United States Olympic Committee.
         SECTION 10.006.  Section 478.0053, Government Code, as
  amended by Chapter 10 (H.B. 1472), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is amended to conform to the amendment of
  Section 478.0001(3), Government Code, by Chapter 915 (H.B. 3607),
  Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 478.0053.  EXEMPTION FROM CERTAIN ELIGIBILITY
  REQUIREMENT FOR CERTAIN LARGE VENUES.  Section 478.0051(b)(1) does
  not apply to an event described by Section 478.0001(3)(J)
  [478.0001(3)(H)].  If an endorsing municipality or endorsing county
  requests the office to make a determination under Section 478.0102
  for an event described by Section 478.0001(3)(J) [478.0001(3)(H)],
  the remaining provisions of this chapter apply to that event as if
  the event satisfied the eligibility requirements under Section
  478.0051(b)(1).
         SECTION 10.007.  Section 508.151(a), Government Code, is
  amended to conform to the amendment of Article 42A.054(a), Code of
  Criminal Procedure, by Chapter 1137 (H.B. 2758), Acts of the 86th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, to read as follows:
         (a)  For the purpose of diverting inmates to halfway houses
  under Section 508.118, a parole panel, after reviewing all
  available pertinent information, may designate a presumptive
  parole date for an inmate who:
               (1)  has never been convicted of an offense listed
  under Article 42A.054(a), Code of Criminal Procedure, or an offense
  under Section [20A.03 or] 21.02, Penal Code; and
               (2)  has never had a conviction with a judgment that
  contains an affirmative finding under Article 42A.054(c) or (d),
  Code of Criminal Procedure.
  SECTION 10.008.  Section 2273.004(a), Government Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (a)  The attorney general may bring an action in the name of
  the state to enjoin a violation of Section 2273.003 [2272.003]. The
  attorney general may recover reasonable attorney's fees and costs
  incurred in bringing an action under this subsection.
  ARTICLE 11.  CHANGES RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
         SECTION 11.001.  Section 62.1571, Health and Safety Code, as
  amended by Chapters 624 (H.B. 4) and 811 (H.B. 2056), Acts of the
  87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 62.1571.  TELEMEDICINE MEDICAL SERVICES, [AND]
  TELEDENTISTRY DENTAL SERVICES, AND TELEHEALTH SERVICES. (a) In
  providing covered benefits to a child, a health plan provider must
  permit benefits to be provided through telemedicine medical
  services, [and] teledentistry dental services, and telehealth
  services in accordance with policies developed by the commission.
         (b)  The policies must provide for:
               (1)  the availability of covered benefits
  appropriately provided through telemedicine medical services,
  [and] teledentistry dental services, and [or] telehealth services
  that are comparable to the same types of covered benefits provided
  without the use of telemedicine medical services, [and]
  teledentistry dental services, and [or] telehealth services; and
               (2)  the availability of covered benefits for different
  services performed by multiple health care providers during a
  single session of telemedicine medical services, teledentistry
  dental services, or both services, or of telehealth services, if
  the executive commissioner determines that delivery of the covered
  benefits in that manner is cost-effective in comparison to the
  costs that would be involved in obtaining the services from
  providers without the use of telemedicine medical services, [or]
  teledentistry dental services, or telehealth services, including
  the costs of transportation and lodging and other direct costs.
         (c)  In this section, "teledentistry dental service," [and]
  "telehealth service," and "telemedicine medical service" have the
  meanings assigned by Section 531.001, Government Code.
         SECTION 11.002.  Sections 481.134(b) and (c), Health and
  Safety Code, as amended by Chapters 584 (S.B. 768) and 807 (H.B.
  1540), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, are
  reenacted to read as follows:
         (b)  An offense otherwise punishable as a state jail felony
  under Section 481.112, 481.1121, 481.1123, 481.113, 481.114, or
  481.120 is punishable as a felony of the third degree, an offense
  otherwise punishable as a felony of the third degree under any of
  those sections is punishable as a felony of the second degree, and
  an offense otherwise punishable as a felony of the second degree
  under any of those sections is punishable as a felony of the first
  degree, if it is shown at the punishment phase of the trial of the
  offense that the offense was committed:
               (1)  in, on, or within 1,000 feet of premises owned,
  rented, or leased by an institution of higher learning, the
  premises of a public or private youth center, or a playground;
               (2)  in, on, or within 300 feet of the premises of a
  public swimming pool or video arcade facility; or
               (3)  by any unauthorized person 18 years of age or
  older, in, on, or within 1,000 feet of premises owned, rented, or
  leased by a general residential operation operating as a
  residential treatment center.
         (c)  The minimum term of confinement or imprisonment for an
  offense otherwise punishable under Section 481.112(c), (d), (e), or
  (f), 481.1121(b)(2), (3), or (4), 481.1123(c), (d), (e), or (f),
  481.113(c), (d), or (e), 481.114(c), (d), or (e), 481.115(c)-(f),
  481.1151(b)(2), (3), (4), or (5), 481.116(c), (d), or (e),
  481.1161(b)(4), (5), or (6), 481.117(c), (d), or (e), 481.118(c),
  (d), or (e), 481.120(b)(4), (5), or (6), or 481.121(b)(4), (5), or
  (6) is increased by five years and the maximum fine for the offense
  is doubled if it is shown on the trial of the offense that the
  offense was committed:
               (1)  in, on, or within 1,000 feet of the premises of a
  school, the premises of a public or private youth center, or a
  playground;
               (2)  on a school bus; or
               (3)  by any unauthorized person 18 years of age or
  older, in, on, or within 1,000 feet of premises owned, rented, or
  leased by a general residential operation operating as a
  residential treatment center.
         SECTION 11.003.  Section 692A.020(i), Health and Safety
  Code, is amended to correct a typographical error to read as
  follows:
         (i)  The Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry fund is
  created as a trust fund outside the state treasury to be held by the
  comptroller and administered by the Department of Public Safety as
  trustee on behalf of the statewide donor registry maintained for
  the benefit of the citizens of this state. The fund is composed of
  money deposited to the credit of the fund under Sections
  502.405(b), 521.008, and 521.422(c), Transportation Code, as
  provided by those sections [subsections]. Money in the fund shall
  be disbursed at least monthly, without appropriation, to the
  nonprofit organization administering the registry to pay the costs
  of:
               (1)  maintaining, operating, and updating the
  Internet-based registry and establishing procedures for an
  individual to be added to the registry;
               (2)  designing and distributing educational materials
  for prospective donors as required under this section; and
               (3)  providing education under this chapter.
         SECTION 11.004.  Section 711.002(a), Health and Safety Code,
  is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (a)  Except as provided by Subsection (l), unless a decedent
  has left directions in writing for the disposition of the
  decedent's remains as provided in Subsection (g), the following
  persons, in the priority listed, have the right to control the
  disposition, including cremation, of the decedent's remains, shall
  inter the remains, and in accordance with Subsection (a-3) [(a-1)]
  are liable for the reasonable cost of interment:
               (1)  the person designated in a written instrument
  signed by the decedent;
               (2)  the decedent's surviving spouse;
               (3)  any one of the decedent's surviving adult
  children;
               (4)  either one of the decedent's surviving parents;
               (5)  any one of the decedent's surviving adult
  siblings;
               (6)  any one or more of the duly qualified executors or
  administrators of the decedent's estate; or
               (7)  any adult person in the next degree of kinship in
  the order named by law to inherit the estate of the decedent.
         SECTION 11.005.  Section 771.060, Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         Sec. 771.060.  BUSINESS PROVIDING RESIDENTIAL TELEPHONE
  SWITCHES. A business service user that provides residential
  facilities and owns or leases a private telephone switch used to
  provide telephone service to facility residents shall provide to
  those residential end users the same level of 9-1-1 service that a
  service supplier is providing to other residential end users in the
  area participating in the regional plan under Section 771.051(a)(2)
  [771.051(2)].
  ARTICLE 12.  CHANGES RELATING TO HUMAN RESOURCES CODE
         SECTION 12.001.  Section 42.048(e), Human Resources Code, as
  amended by Chapters 37 (S.B. 863) and 547 (S.B. 225), Acts of the
  87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (e)  A license issued under this chapter is not transferable
  and applies only to the operator stated in the license application.
  A change in ownership automatically revokes a license.
  ARTICLE 13.  CHANGES RELATING TO INSURANCE CODE
         SECTION 13.001.  The heading to Subchapter C, Chapter 1109,
  Insurance Code, is repealed to conform to the repeal of Section
  1109.101, Insurance Code, by Section 18(2), Chapter 52 (H.B. 1514),
  Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021.
  ARTICLE 14.  CHANGES RELATING TO LABOR CODE
         SECTION 14.001. Section 51.016(h), Labor Code, as amended
  by Chapters 79 (S.B. 315) and 942 (S.B. 766), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (h)  The commission, the attorney general, or a law
  enforcement agency may inspect a record maintained under this
  section and request proof of E-verify program information
  verification if there is good reason to believe that an individual
  younger than 21 years of age is employed or has been employed by, or
  has entered into a contract, other than a contract described by
  Subsection (g), for the performance of work or the provision of a
  service with, the sexually oriented business within the five years
  preceding the date of the inspection.
  ARTICLE 15.  CHANGES RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES CODE
         SECTION 15.001.  Section 51.131(a), Natural Resources Code,
  is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (a)  For each lease issued under this subchapter for
  agricultural or grazing purposes, the commissioner may require the
  lessee to implement a soil and water conservation plan approved by
  the commissioner.  The commissioner, in reviewing a plan, and the
  lessee, in implementing a plan, may be assisted by the United States
  Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service.
         SECTION 15.002.  Section 81.073, Natural Resources Code, as
  added by Chapter 931 (H.B. 3648), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is repealed as duplicative of Section
  81.073, Natural Resources Code, as added by Chapter 426 (S.B. 3),
  Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021.
  ARTICLE 16.  CHANGES RELATING TO OCCUPATIONS CODE
         SECTION 16.001.  Section 51.002, Occupations Code, as
  amended by Chapters 663 (H.B. 1560) and 850 (S.B. 713), Acts of the
  87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 51.002.  APPLICATION OF SUNSET ACT. The Texas
  Commission of Licensing and Regulation and the Texas Department of
  Licensing and Regulation are subject to Chapter 325, Government
  Code (Texas Sunset Act). Unless continued in existence as provided
  by that chapter, the commission and the department are abolished
  September 1, 2033.
         SECTION 16.002.  Section 568.003(a), Occupations Code, is
  amended to correct cross-references to conform to Chapter 1463
  (H.B. 2950), Acts of the 77th Legislature, Regular Session, 2001,
  to read as follows:
         (a)  The board may take disciplinary action under Section
  568.0035 against an applicant for or the holder of a current or
  expired pharmacy technician or pharmacy technician trainee
  registration if the board determines that the applicant or
  registrant has:
               (1)  violated this subtitle or a rule adopted under
  this subtitle;
               (2)  engaged in gross immorality, as that term is
  defined by the rules of the board;
               (3)  engaged in any fraud, deceit, or
  misrepresentation, as those terms are defined by the rules of the
  board, in seeking a registration to act as a pharmacy technician or
  pharmacy technician trainee;
               (4)  been convicted of or placed on deferred
  adjudication community supervision or deferred disposition or the
  applicable federal equivalent for:
                     (A)  a misdemeanor:
                           (i)  involving moral turpitude; or
                           (ii)  under Chapter 481 or 483, Health and
  Safety Code, or the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control
  Act of 1970 (21 U.S.C. Section 801 et seq.); or
                     (B)  a felony;
               (5)  developed an incapacity that prevents the
  applicant or registrant from practicing as a pharmacy technician or
  pharmacy technician trainee with reasonable skill, competence, and
  safety to the public;
               (6)  violated:
                     (A)  Chapter 481 or 483, Health and Safety Code,
  or rules relating to those chapters;
                     (B)  Sections 485.031-485.034 [485.031-485.035],
  Health and Safety Code; or
                     (C)  a rule adopted under Section 485.002
  [485.011], Health and Safety Code;
               (7)  violated the pharmacy or drug laws or rules of this
  state, another state, or the United States;
               (8)  performed duties in a pharmacy that only a
  pharmacist may perform, as defined by the rules of the board;
               (9)  used alcohol or drugs in an intemperate manner
  that, in the board's opinion, could endanger a patient's life;
               (10)  engaged in negligent, unreasonable, or
  inappropriate conduct when working in a pharmacy;
               (11)  violated a disciplinary order;
               (12)  been convicted or adjudicated of a criminal
  offense that requires registration as a sex offender under Chapter
  62, Code of Criminal Procedure; or
               (13)  been disciplined by a pharmacy or other health
  regulatory board of this state or another state for conduct
  substantially equivalent to conduct described by this subsection.
         SECTION 16.003.  The heading to Subchapter K, Chapter 701,
  Occupations Code, is repealed to conform to the repeal of Section
  701.512, Occupations Code, by Chapter 663 (H.B. 1560), Acts of the
  87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021.
  ARTICLE 17.  CHANGES RELATING TO PENAL CODE
         SECTION 17.001.  Section 12.35(c), Penal Code, is amended to
  conform to the amendment of Article 42A.054(a), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, by Chapter 1137 (H.B. 2758), Acts of the 86th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, to read as follows:
         (c)  An individual adjudged guilty of a state jail felony
  shall be punished for a third degree felony if it is shown on the
  trial of the offense that:
               (1)  a deadly weapon as defined by Section 1.07 was used
  or exhibited during the commission of the offense or during
  immediate flight following the commission of the offense, and that
  the individual used or exhibited the deadly weapon or was a party to
  the offense and knew that a deadly weapon would be used or
  exhibited; or
               (2)  the individual has previously been finally
  convicted of any felony:
                     (A)  under Section [20A.03 or] 21.02 or listed in
  Article 42A.054(a), Code of Criminal Procedure; or
                     (B)  for which the judgment contains an
  affirmative finding under Article 42A.054(c) or (d), Code of
  Criminal Procedure.
         SECTION 17.002.  Section 42.03, Penal Code, as amended by
  Chapters 197 (H.B. 9) and 949 (S.B. 1495), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is amended by reenacting and
  amending Subsection (c) and adding Subsection (c-1) to read as
  follows:
         (c)  Except as otherwise provided by Subsections (c-1), (d),
  and (e), an offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor.
         (c-1)  An offense under this section [, except that the
  offense] is a state jail felony if, in committing the offense, the
  actor knowingly:
               (1)  prevents the passage of an authorized emergency
  vehicle, as defined by Section 541.201, Transportation Code, that
  is operating the vehicle's emergency audible or visual signals
  required by Section 546.003, Transportation Code; or
               (2)  obstructs access to a hospital licensed under
  Chapter 241, Health and Safety Code, or other health care facility
  that provides emergency medical care, as defined by Section
  773.003, Health and Safety Code.
         SECTION 17.003. Section 43.02(c-2), Penal Code, as added by
  Chapters 807 (H.B. 1540) and 1049 (S.B. 1831), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is transferred to Section
  43.021, Penal Code, redesignated as Section 43.021(b-1), Penal
  Code, and amended to read as follows:
         (b-1) [(c-2)]  The punishment prescribed for an offense
  under Subsection (a) [(b)] is increased to the punishment
  prescribed for the next highest category of offense if it is shown
  on the trial of the offense that the actor committed the offense in
  a location that was:
               (1)  on the premises of or within 1,000 feet of the
  premises of a school; or
               (2)  on premises or within 1,000 feet of premises
  where:
                     (A)  an official school function was taking place;
  or
                     (B)  an event sponsored or sanctioned by the
  University Interscholastic League was taking place.
         SECTION 17.004.  Sections 46.035(b), (c), and (d), Penal
  Code, as amended by Chapter 481 (H.B. 2112) and Chapter 518 (S.B.
  550), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, are
  repealed to conform to the repeal of Section 46.035, Penal Code, by
  Chapter 809 (H.B. 1927), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021.
         SECTION 17.005.  Section 46.06(a), Penal Code, is amended to
  correct a reference to read as follows:
         (a)  A person commits an offense if the person:
               (1)  sells, rents, leases, loans, or gives a handgun to
  any person knowing that the person to whom the handgun is to be
  delivered intends to use it unlawfully or in the commission of an
  unlawful act;
               (2)  intentionally or knowingly sells, rents, leases,
  or gives or offers to sell, rent, lease, or give to any child
  younger than 18 years of age any firearm, club, or
  location-restricted knife;
               (3)  intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly sells a
  firearm or ammunition for a firearm to any person who is
  intoxicated;
               (4)  knowingly sells a firearm or ammunition for a
  firearm to any person who has been convicted of a felony before the
  fifth anniversary of the later of the following dates:
                     (A)  the person's release from confinement
  following conviction of the felony; or
                     (B)  the person's release from supervision under
  community supervision, parole, or mandatory supervision following
  conviction of the felony;
               (5)  sells, rents, leases, loans, or gives a handgun to
  any person knowing that an active protective order is directed to
  the person to whom the handgun is to be delivered;
               (6)  knowingly purchases, rents, leases, or receives as
  a loan or gift from another a handgun while an active protective
  order is directed to the actor; or
               (7)  while prohibited from possessing a firearm under
  state or federal law, knowingly makes a material false statement on
  a form that is:
                     (A)  required by state or federal law for the
  purchase, sale, or other transfer of a firearm; and
                     (B)  submitted to a [licensed] firearms dealer
  licensed under [, as defined by] 18 U.S.C. Section 923.
  ARTICLE 18.  CHANGES RELATING TO PROPERTY CODE
         SECTION 18.001.  Section 5.018, Property Code, is repealed
  to conform to the expiration of Title 16, Property Code, on
  September 1, 2009.
  ARTICLE 19.  CHANGES RELATING TO SPECIAL DISTRICT LOCAL LAWS CODE
         SECTION 19.001. Section 1013.104(b), Special District Local
  Laws Code, is amended to correct a typographical error to read as
  follows:
         (b)  The hospital system may include:
               (1)  facilities and equipment for domiciliary
  [domiliciary] care and treatment of sick, injured, or geriatric
  patients;
               (2)  outpatient clinics;
               (3)  convalescent home facilities;
               (4)  physicians' offices; and
               (5)  any other facilities or equipment the board
  considers necessary for hospital purposes.
         SECTION 19.002.  Section 1100.064(a), Special District
  Local Laws Code, is amended to correct a typographical error to read
  as follows:
         (a)  The district may spend district money to recruit
  physicians [physicans], nurses, or other trained medical
  personnel.
  ARTICLE 20.  CHANGES RELATING TO TAX CODE
         SECTION 20.001.  (a) Section 5.102(a), Tax Code, is amended
  to conform to the amendment of Section 5.102, Tax Code, by Chapter
  490 (H.B. 3384), Acts of the 86th Legislature, Regular Session,
  2019, to read as follows:
         (a)  At least once every two years, the comptroller shall
  review the governance of each appraisal district, the taxpayer
  assistance provided by each appraisal district, and the operating
  and appraisal standards, procedures, and methodology used by each
  appraisal district, to determine compliance with generally
  accepted standards, procedures, and methodology, including
  compliance with standards, procedures, and methodology prescribed
  by any appraisal manuals required by law to be prepared and issued
  by the comptroller. [After consultation with the property tax
  administration advisory board, the comptroller by rule may
  establish procedures and standards for conducting and scoring the
  review.]
         (b)  Section 5.102(a-2), Tax Code, is amended to conform to
  the amendment of Section 5.102(a), Tax Code, by Chapter 944 (S.B.
  2), Acts of the 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, to read as
  follows:
         (a-2)  After consultation with the property tax
  administration advisory board [committee created under Section
  403.302, Government Code], the comptroller by rule may establish
  procedures and standards for conducting and scoring a review under
  this section.
         SECTION 20.002. Section 171.0002(c), Tax Code, is amended to
  correct a reference to read as follows:
         (c)  "Taxable entity" does not include an entity that is:
               (1)  a grantor trust as defined by Sections 671 and
  7701(a)(30)(E), Internal Revenue Code, all of the grantors and
  beneficiaries of which are natural persons or charitable entities
  as described in Section 501(c)(3), Internal Revenue Code, excluding
  a trust taxable as a business entity pursuant to Treasury
  Regulation Section 301.7701-4(b);
               (2)  an estate of a natural person as defined by Section
  7701(a)(30)(D), Internal Revenue Code, excluding an estate taxable
  as a business entity pursuant to Treasury Regulation Section
  301.7701-4(b);
               (3)  an escrow;
               (4)  a real estate investment trust (REIT) as defined
  by Section 856, Internal Revenue Code, and its "qualified REIT
  subsidiary" entities as defined by Section 856(i)(2), Internal
  Revenue Code, provided that:
                     (A)  a REIT with any amount of its assets in direct
  holdings of real estate, other than real estate it occupies for
  business purposes, as opposed to holding interests in limited
  partnerships or other entities that directly hold the real estate,
  is a taxable entity; and
                     (B)  a limited partnership or other entity that
  directly holds the real estate as described in Paragraph (A) is not
  exempt under this subdivision, without regard to whether a REIT
  holds an interest in it;
               (5)  a real estate mortgage investment conduit (REMIC),
  as defined by Section 860D, Internal Revenue Code;
               (6)  a nonprofit self-insurance trust created under
  Chapter 2212, Insurance Code, or a predecessor statute;
               (7)  a trust qualified under Section 401(a), Internal
  Revenue Code;
               (8)  a trust or other entity that is exempt under
  Section 501(c)(9), Internal Revenue Code; or
               (9)  an unincorporated entity organized as a political
  committee under the Election Code or the provisions of the Federal
  Election Campaign Act of 1971 (52 U.S.C. Section 30101 et seq.) [(2
  U.S.C. Section 431 et seq.)].
  ARTICLE 21.  CHANGES RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION CODE
         SECTION 21.001.  Section 503.0626(c), Transportation Code,
  is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (c)  Before a dealer's or converter's temporary tag may be
  displayed on a vehicle, the dealer or converter must enter into the
  database through the Internet information on the vehicle and
  information about the dealer or converter as prescribed by the
  department. Except as provided by Section 503.0632(f)
  [506.0632(f)], the department may not deny access to the database
  to any dealer who holds a general distinguishing number issued
  under this chapter or who is licensed under Chapter 2301,
  Occupations Code, or to any converter licensed under Chapter 2301,
  Occupations Code.
         SECTION 21.002.  Section 503.0631(c), Transportation Code,
  is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (c)  Except as provided by Subsection (d), before a buyer's
  temporary tag may be displayed on a vehicle, a dealer must enter
  into the database through the Internet information about the buyer
  of the vehicle for which the tag was issued as prescribed by the
  department and generate a vehicle-specific number for the tag as
  required by Section 503.063(e). Except as provided by Section
  503.0632(f) [506.0632(f)], the department may not deny access to
  the database to any dealer who holds a general distinguishing
  number issued under this chapter or who is licensed under Chapter
  2301, Occupations Code.
         SECTION 21.003.  Section 644.101(c), Transportation Code,
  as amended by Chapters 74 (H.B. 2749) and 429 (S.B. 901), Acts of
  the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (c)  A sheriff or a deputy sheriff of any of the following
  counties is eligible to apply for certification under this section:
               (1)  a county bordering the United Mexican States;
               (2)  a county with a population of less than 1,000, part
  of which is located within 75 miles of an international border;
               (3)  a county with a population of 700,000 or more;
               (4)  a county with a population of 400,000 or more that
  borders the county in which the State Capitol is located; [or]
               (5)  a county with a population of less than 250,000
  that:
                     (A)  is adjacent to two counties that each have a
  population of more than 1.2 million; and
                     (B)  contains two highways that are part of the
  national system of interstate and defense highways;
               (6) [(5)]  a county:
                     (A)  any part of which is within 30 miles of New
  Mexico; and
                     (B)  that is adjacent to two or more counties that
  generated $100 million or more in tax revenue collected under
  Chapters 201 and 202, Tax Code, from oil and gas production during
  the preceding state fiscal year; or
               (7) [(6)]  a county with a population of more than
  40,000 and less than 300,000 that is adjacent to a county described
  by Subdivision (4).
  ARTICLE 22.  CHANGES RELATING TO UTILITIES CODE
         SECTION 22.001.  Section 31.002(6), Utilities Code, as
  amended by Chapters 255 (H.B. 1572) and 389 (S.B. 1202), Acts of the
  87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
               (6)  "Electric utility" means a person or river
  authority that owns or operates for compensation in this state
  equipment or facilities to produce, generate, transmit,
  distribute, sell, or furnish electricity in this state. The term
  includes a lessee, trustee, or receiver of an electric utility and a
  recreational vehicle park owner who does not comply with Subchapter
  C, Chapter 184, with regard to the metered sale of electricity at
  the recreational vehicle park. The term does not include:
                     (A)  a municipal corporation;
                     (B)  a qualifying facility;
                     (C)  a power generation company;
                     (D)  an exempt wholesale generator;
                     (E)  a power marketer;
                     (F)  a corporation described by Section 32.053 to
  the extent the corporation sells electricity exclusively at
  wholesale and not to the ultimate consumer;
                     (G)  an electric cooperative;
                     (H)  a retail electric provider;
                     (I)  this state or an agency of this state; or
                     (J)  a person not otherwise an electric utility
  who:
                           (i)  furnishes an electric service or
  commodity only to itself, its employees, or its tenants as an
  incident of employment or tenancy, if that service or commodity is
  not resold to or used by others;
                           (ii)  owns or operates in this state
  equipment or facilities to produce, generate, transmit,
  distribute, sell, or furnish electric energy to an electric
  utility, if the equipment or facilities are used primarily to
  produce and generate electric energy for consumption by that
  person;
                           (iii)  owns or operates in this state a
  recreational vehicle park that provides metered electric service in
  accordance with Subchapter C, Chapter 184; [or]
                           (iv)  owns or operates equipment used solely
  to provide electricity charging service for consumption by an
  alternatively fueled vehicle, as defined by Section 502.004,
  Transportation Code; or
                           (v) [(iv)]  is an electric generation
  equipment lessor or operator.
         SECTION 22.002.  Sections 33.0211(c) and (d), Utilities
  Code, are amended to correct typographical errors to read as
  follows:
         (c)  If a municipally owned utility has not transferred funds
  to the defunding municipality described by Subsection (a) in the
  immediately preceding 12 months, the municipally owned utility may
  increase its rates to account for:
               (1)  pass-through charges imposed by a state regulatory
  body or the independent organization certified under Section
  39.151;
               (2)  fuel, hedging, or wholesale power cost increases;
  or
               (3)  fulfillment of [to fulfill] debt obligations or
  compliance [comply] with Chapter 1502, Government Code.
         (d)  A municipally owned utility that increases rates under
  [this] Subsection (c) may not transfer funds to the defunding
  municipality described by Subsection (a) until the date the
  criminal justice division of the governor's office issues a written
  determination in accordance with Section 109.005, Local Government
  Code, finding that the municipality described by Subsection (a) has
  reversed the reduction described by Section 109.003(1), Local
  Government Code.
         SECTION 22.003.  (a) Section 39.002, Utilities Code, as
  amended by Chapters 950 (S.B. 1580) and 908 (H.B. 4492), Acts of the
  87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 39.002.  APPLICABILITY. This chapter, other than
  Sections 39.151, 39.1516, 39.155, 39.157(e), [39.159, 39.160,]
  39.161, 39.162, 39.163, 39.203, 39.904, 39.9051, 39.9052, and
  39.914(e), and Subchapters M and N, does not apply to a municipally
  owned utility or an electric cooperative. Sections 39.157(e),
  39.203, and 39.904, however, apply only to a municipally owned
  utility or an electric cooperative that is offering customer
  choice. If there is a conflict between the specific provisions of
  this chapter and any other provisions of this title, except for
  Chapters 40 and 41, the provisions of this chapter control.
         (b)  Sections 39.159 and 39.160, Utilities Code, as added by
  Chapter 950 (S.B. 1580), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, are redesignated as Sections 39.161 and 39.162,
  Utilities Code, respectively.
         (c)  Section 39.159, Utilities Code, as added by Chapter 908
  (H.B. 4492), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021,
  is redesignated as Section 39.163, Utilities Code.
         (d)  Section 39.159, Utilities Code, as added by Chapter 73
  (H.B. 2586), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021,
  is redesignated as Section 39.164, Utilities Code.
         (e)  Section 39.159, Utilities Code, as added by Chapter 876
  (S.B. 1281), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021,
  is redesignated as Section 39.165, Utilities Code.
         SECTION 22.004.  Section 39.918(b), Utilities Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (b)  Notwithstanding any other provision of this subtitle, a
  transmission and distribution utility may:
               (1)  lease and operate facilities that provide
  temporary emergency electric energy to aid in restoring power to
  the utility's distribution customers during a widespread power
  outage in which:
                     (A)  the independent system operator has ordered
  the utility to shed load; or
                     (B)  the utility's distribution facilities are
  not being fully served by the bulk power system under normal
  operations; and
               (2)  procure, own, and operate, or enter into a
  cooperative agreement with other transmission and distribution
  utilities to procure, own, and operate jointly, transmission and
  distribution facilities that have a lead time of at least six months
  and would aid in restoring power to the utility's distribution
  customers following a widespread power outage. In this section,
  long lead time facilities may not be electric energy storage
  equipment or facilities under Chapter 35[, Utilities Code].
  ARTICLE 23.  CHANGES RELATING TO REVISED STATUTES
         SECTION 23.001.  The following provisions are repealed to
  conform to the repeal of the substance of the chapters:
               (1)  the heading to Chapter 18, Title 32, Revised
  Statutes;
               (2)  the heading to Chapter 4, Title 70, Revised
  Statutes; and
               (3)  the heading to Chapter 1, Title 71, Revised
  Statutes.
  ARTICLE 24.  REDESIGNATIONS
         SECTION 24.001.  The following provisions of enacted codes
  are redesignated to eliminate duplicate citations:
               (1)  Chapter 113, Business & Commerce Code, as added by
  Chapter 561 (S.B. 398), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Chapter 115, Business & Commerce
  Code, and Sections 113.001, 113.002, 113.003, 113.004, and 113.005,
  Business & Commerce Code, as added by that Act, are redesignated as
  Sections 115.001, 115.002, 115.003, 115.004, and 115.005, Business &
  Commerce Code, respectively.
               (2)  Chapter 113, Business & Commerce Code, as added by
  Chapter 975 (S.B. 2116), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Chapter 117, Business & Commerce
  Code, and Sections 113.001, 113.002, and 113.003, Business &
  Commerce Code, as added by that Act, are redesignated as Sections
  117.001, 117.002, and 117.003, Business & Commerce Code,
  respectively.
               (3)  Chapter 114, Business & Commerce Code, as added by
  Chapter 305 (S.B. 911), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Chapter 118, Business & Commerce
  Code, and Sections 114.0001, 114.0002, 114.0003, 114.0004, and
  114.0005, Business & Commerce Code, as added by that Act, are
  redesignated as Sections 118.0001, 118.0002, 118.0003, 118.0004,
  and 118.0005, Business & Commerce Code, respectively.
               (4)  Chapter 116, Business & Commerce Code, as added by
  Chapter 512 (S.B. 291), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Chapter 119, Business & Commerce
  Code, and Section 116.0001, Business & Commerce Code, as added by
  that Act, is redesignated as Section 119.0001, Business & Commerce
  Code.
               (5)  Chapter 608, Business & Commerce Code, as added by
  Chapter 245 (H.B. 1372), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Chapter 609, Business & Commerce
  Code, and Section 608.001, Business & Commerce Code, as added by
  that Act, is redesignated as Section 609.001, Business & Commerce
  Code.
               (6)  Article 2.33, Code of Criminal Procedure, as added
  by Chapter 534 (S.B. 69), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Article 2.34, Code of Criminal
  Procedure.
               (7)  Article 2.33, Code of Criminal Procedure, as added
  by Chapter 979 (S.B. 2212), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Article 2.35, Code of Criminal
  Procedure.
               (8)  Subsection (a-1), Article 7B.001, Code of Criminal
  Procedure, as added by Chapter 846 (S.B. 623), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subsection
  (a-3), Article 7B.001, Code of Criminal Procedure.
               (9)  Subsection (g), Section 11.175, Education Code, as
  added by Chapter 1045 (S.B. 1267), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subsection (h-1), Section
  11.175, Education Code.
               (10)  Subdivision (4), Section 21.001, Education Code,
  as added by Chapter 215 (H.B. 159), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subdivision (3-a),
  Section 21.001, Education Code.
               (11)  Section 33.0832, Education Code, as added by
  Chapter 235 (H.B. 1080), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 33.0833, Education Code.
               (12)  Subchapter E, Chapter 109, Education Code, as
  added by Chapter 417 (H.B. 1522), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subchapter F, Chapter
  109, Education Code, and Sections 109.201, 109.202, 109.203,
  109.204, and 109.205, Education Code, as added by that Act, are
  redesignated as Sections 109.251, 109.252, 109.253, 109.254, and
  109.255, Education Code, respectively.
               (13)  Section 1001.1021, Education Code, as added by
  Chapter 924 (H.B. 3212), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 1001.1022, Education
  Code.
               (14)  Section 31.126, Election Code, as added by
  Chapter 360 (S.B. 231), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 31.127, Election Code.
               (15)  Subchapter R, Chapter 403, Government Code, as
  added by Chapter 659 (H.B. 1505), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subchapter S, Chapter
  403, Government Code, and Sections 403.501, 403.502, and 403.503,
  Government Code, as added by that Act, are redesignated as Sections
  403.551, 403.552, and 403.553, Government Code, respectively.
               (16)  Section 411.184, Government Code, as added by
  Chapter 1026 (H.B. 1069), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 411.1883, Government
  Code.
               (17)  Subchapter J, Chapter 418, Government Code, as
  added by Chapter 863 (S.B. 968), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subchapter I, Chapter
  418, Government Code, and Sections 418.301, 418.302, 418.303,
  418.304, 418.305, 418.306, and 418.307, Government Code, as added
  by that Act, are redesignated as Sections 418.251, 418.252,
  418.253, 418.254, 418.255, 418.256, and 418.257, Government Code,
  respectively.
               (18)  Section 434.027, Government Code, as added by
  Chapter 157 (S.B. 886), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 434.028, Government Code.
               (19)  Subchapter CC, Chapter 481, Government Code, as
  added by Chapter 847 (S.B. 678), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subchapter EE, Chapter
  481, Government Code.
               (20)  Subsection (f), Section 825.4092, Government
  Code, as added by Chapter 511 (S.B. 288), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subsection
  (g), Section 825.4092, Government Code.
               (21)  Chapter 2274, Government Code, as added by
  Chapter 975 (S.B. 2116), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Chapter 2275, Government Code,
  and Sections 2274.0101, 2274.0102, and 2274.0103, Government Code,
  as added by that Act, are redesignated as Sections 2275.0101,
  2275.0102, and 2275.0103, Government Code, respectively.
               (22)  Chapter 2274, Government Code, as added by
  Chapter 529 (S.B. 13), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Chapter 2276, Government Code,
  and Sections 2274.001 and 2274.002, Government Code, as added by
  that Act, are redesignated as Sections 2276.001 and 2276.002,
  respectively.
               (23)  Chapter 2274, Government Code, as added by
  Chapter 833 (S.B. 4), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Chapter 2277, Government Code,
  and Sections 2274.001, 2274.002, and 2274.003, Government Code, as
  added by that Act, are redesignated as Sections 2277.001, 2277.002,
  and 2277.003, respectively.
               (24)  Chapter 260C, Health and Safety Code, as added by
  Chapter 732 (H.B. 3961), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Chapter 260D, Health and Safety
  Code, and Sections 260C.001 and 260C.002, Health and Safety Code,
  as added by that Act, are redesignated as Sections 260D.001 and
  260D.002, respectively.
               (25)  Subsection (ll), Section 32.024, Human Resources
  Code, as added by Chapter 966 (S.B. 1921), Acts of the 87th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subsection
  (mm), Section 32.024, Human Resources Code.
               (26)  Subchapter M, Chapter 544, Insurance Code, as
  added by Chapter 71 (H.B. 317), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subchapter N, Chapter
  544, Insurance Code, and Sections 544.601, 544.602, and 544.603,
  Insurance Code, as added by that Act, are redesignated as Sections
  544.651, 544.652, and 544.653, Insurance Code, respectively.
               (27)  Subchapter L, Chapter 1369, Insurance Code, as
  added by Chapter 142 (H.B. 1763), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subchapter M, Chapter
  1369, Insurance Code, and Sections 1369.551, 1369.552, 1369.553,
  1369.554, 1369.555, 1369.556, 1369.557, 1369.558, 1369.559, and
  1369.560, Insurance Code, as added by that Act, are redesignated as
  Sections 1369.601, 1369.602, 1369.603, 1369.604, 1369.605,
  1369.606, 1369.607, 1369.608, 1369.609, and 1369.610, Insurance
  Code, respectively.
               (28)  Section 43.004, Local Government Code, as added
  by Chapter 103 (S.B. 1338), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 43.005, Local Government
  Code.
               (29)  Section 180.008, Local Government Code, as added
  by Chapter 685 (H.B. 2073), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 180.009, Local Government
  Code.
               (30)  Section 250.011, Local Government Code, as added
  by Chapter 315 (H.B. 738), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 250.012, Local Government
  Code.
               (31)  Section 250.011, Local Government Code, as added
  by Chapter 978 (S.B. 2188), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 250.013, Local Government
  Code.
               (32)  Subsection (b), Section 153.084, Natural
  Resources Code, as added by Chapter 330 (H.B. 2004), Acts of the
  87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as
  Subsection (b-1), Section 153.084, Natural Resources Code.
               (33)  Section 1701.269, Occupations Code, as added by
  Chapter 708 (H.B. 2831), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 1701.271, Occupations
  Code.
               (34)  Subsection (m), Section 46.15, Penal Code, as
  added by Chapter 1026 (H.B. 1069), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subsection (r), Section
  46.15, Penal Code.
               (35)  Subsection (m), Section 25.19, Tax Code, as added
  by Chapter 209 (H.B. 2723), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subsection (l-1), Section 25.19,
  Tax Code.
               (36)  Subsection (b-4), Section 41.45, Tax Code, as
  added by Chapter 965 (S.B. 1919), Acts of the 87th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2021, is redesignated as Subsection (b-6), Section
  41.45, Tax Code.
               (37)  Section 201.623, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 898 (H.B. 3319), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 201.624, Transportation
  Code.
               (38)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 87 (S.B. 730), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.201, Transportation
  Code.
               (39)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 97 (S.B. 1124), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.202, Transportation
  Code.
               (40)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 153 (H.B. 2431), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.203, Transportation
  Code.
               (41)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 266 (H.B. 2167), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.204, Transportation
  Code.
               (42)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 301 (S.B. 787), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.205, Transportation
  Code.
               (43)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 388 (S.B. 1185), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.206, Transportation
  Code.
               (44)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 447 (H.B. 532), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.207, Transportation
  Code.
               (45)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 607 (S.B. 1208), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.208, Transportation
  Code.
               (46)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 646 (H.B. 1115), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.209, Transportation
  Code.
               (47)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 654 (H.B. 1321), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.210, Transportation
  Code.
               (48)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 699 (H.B. 2521), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.211, Transportation
  Code.
               (49)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 707 (H.B. 2807), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.212, Transportation
  Code.
               (50)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 925 (H.B. 3324), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.213, Transportation
  Code.
               (51)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 927 (H.B. 3512), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.214, Transportation
  Code.
               (52)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 930 (H.B. 3630), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.215, Transportation
  Code.
               (53)  Section 225.190, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 956 (S.B. 1704), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 225.216, Transportation
  Code.
               (54)  Section 504.327, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 130 (H.B. 3401), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 504.328, Transportation
  Code.
               (55)  Section 504.327, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 302 (S.B. 791), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 504.329, Transportation
  Code.
               (56)  Section 504.327, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 326 (H.B. 1936), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 504.330, Transportation
  Code.
               (57)  Section 504.675, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 286 (H.B. 4080), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 504.676, Transportation
  Code.
               (58)  Section 504.675, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 673 (H.B. 1863), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 504.677, Transportation
  Code.
               (59)  Section 504.675, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 870 (S.B. 1123), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 504.678, Transportation
  Code.
               (60)  Section 521.013, Transportation Code, as added by
  Chapter 818 (H.B. 2497), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 521.014, Transportation
  Code.
               (61)  Section 35.037, Utilities Code, as added by
  Chapter 426 (S.B. 3), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is redesignated as Section 35.038, Utilities Code.
         SECTION 24.002.  The following changes are made to conform
  the provisions amended to the redesignating changes made by Section
  24.001 of this Act and to correct cross-references:
               (1)  Section 115.004, Business & Commerce Code, as
  redesignated from Section 113.004, Business & Commerce Code, by
  Section 24.001 of this Act, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 115.004 [113.004].  ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES FOR LEASE
  AGREEMENTS.  In addition to the disclosures required under Section
  115.003 [113.003], a lessor shall provide to a leasing residential
  or small commercial customer in writing:
               (1)  the term and rate of the lease, including any
  payment escalators or other terms that affect the customer's
  payments; and
               (2)  a statement of whether the lease and any
  applicable warranty or maintenance agreement is transferable to a
  subsequent purchaser of the property where the distributed
  renewable generation resource is installed.
               (2)  Section 115.005, Business & Commerce Code, as
  redesignated from Section 113.005, Business & Commerce Code, by
  Section 24.001 of this Act, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 115.005 [113.005].  DISCLOSURES FOR POWER PURCHASE
  AGREEMENTS.  A residential or small commercial customer who enters
  into a power purchase agreement is entitled to receive in writing:
               (1)  the disclosures required under Sections
  115.003(1) [113.003(1)], (2), (5), and (6);
               (2)  the term and rate of the power purchase agreement,
  including any payment escalators or other terms that affect the
  customer's payments; and
               (3)  whether the power purchase agreement and any
  applicable warranty or maintenance agreement is transferable to a
  subsequent purchaser of the property where the distributed
  renewable generation resource is installed.
               (3)  Section 117.001(4), Business & Commerce Code, as
  redesignated from Section 113.001(4), Business & Commerce Code, by
  Section 24.001 of this Act, is amended to read as follows:
               (4)  "Designated country" means a country designated by
  the governor as a threat to critical infrastructure under Section
  117.003 [113.003].
               (4)  Section 118.0002, Business & Commerce Code, as
  redesignated from Section 114.0002, Business & Commerce Code, by
  Section 24.001 of this Act, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 118.0002 [114.0002].  PROHIBITED ACTS.  A third-party
  food delivery service may not:
               (1)  arrange for the delivery or pickup of food or
  beverages from a restaurant in this state unless the service has
  filed a certificate of formation or registration with the secretary
  of state;
               (2)  use a restaurant's mark or trade name in connection
  with the service in a misleading way that suggests the restaurant
  sponsors or endorses the service;
               (3)  add a restaurant removed from the service under
  Section 118.0003 [114.0003] to the service unless the service has
  received written consent from the restaurant to add the restaurant
  to the service; or
               (4)  charge a restaurant a fee or require the
  restaurant to absorb a fee in connection with the service's
  arrangement of an order from that restaurant unless the restaurant
  has agreed to pay or absorb the fee under an agreement that meets
  the requirements of Section 118.0004 [114.0004].
               (5)  Section 118.0003, Business & Commerce Code, as
  redesignated from Section 114.0003, Business & Commerce Code, by
  Section 24.001 of this Act, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 118.0003 [114.0003].  REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVICE.  A
  third-party food delivery service shall:
               (1)  provide a consumer a clearly identified mechanism
  for the consumer to express concerns or complaints directly to the
  service regarding an order arranged through the service; and
               (2)  remove a restaurant from the service not later
  than the 10th day after the date the service receives a request from
  the restaurant to be removed from the service if the service does
  not have an agreement with the restaurant that meets the
  requirements of Section 118.0004 [114.0004].
               (6)  Section 403.551, Government Code, as redesignated
  from Section 403.501, Government Code, by Section 24.001 of this
  Act, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 403.551 [403.501].  DEFINITIONS.  In this subchapter:
               (1)  "Pole replacement fund" means the broadband pole
  replacement fund established under Section 403.552 [403.502].
               (2)  "Pole replacement program" means the Texas
  Broadband Pole Replacement Program established under Section
  403.553 [403.503].
               (7)  Section 403.552(c), Government Code, as
  redesignated from Section 403.502(c), Government Code, by Section
  24.001 of this Act, is amended to read as follows:
         (c)  Money deposited to the credit of the pole replacement
  fund may be used only for the purpose of supporting the pole
  replacement program under Section 403.553 [403.503], including the
  costs of program administration and operation. Money in the pole
  replacement fund must be used in a manner consistent with federal
  law.
               (8)  Section 403.553(q), Government Code, as
  redesignated from Section 403.503(q), Government Code, by Section
  24.001 of this Act, is amended to read as follows:
         (q)  Not later than one year after the date that the amount
  transferred to the pole replacement fund under Section 403.552(b)
  [403.502(b)] is exhausted, the comptroller shall identify,
  examine, and report on the deployment of broadband infrastructure
  and technology facilitated by the pole reimbursements the
  comptroller has awarded.
               (9)  Section 418.253, Government Code, as redesignated
  from Section 418.303, Government Code, by Section 24.001 of this
  Act, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 418.253 [418.303].  EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE REGISTRY
  ACCESS.  The division shall authorize the following persons to
  access the emergency assistance registry to assist medically
  fragile individuals during an event described by Section 418.255
  [418.305]:
               (1)  the commission;
               (2)  the department;
               (3)  first responders;
               (4)  local governments; and
               (5)  local health departments.
               (10)  Section 418.254, Government Code, as
  redesignated from Section 418.304, Government Code, by Section
  24.001 of this Act, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 418.254 [418.304].  REQUIRED WELLNESS CHECK.  The
  division shall collaborate with the persons authorized to access
  the emergency assistance registry under Section 418.253 [418.303]
  and with applicable municipalities and counties to ensure that a
  wellness check is conducted on each medically fragile individual
  listed in the emergency assistance registry and located in an area
  that experiences an event described by Section 418.255 [418.305] to
  ensure the individual has:
               (1)  continuity of care; and
               (2)  the ability to continue using electrically powered
  medical equipment, if applicable.
               (11)  Section 432.175, Government Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 432.175.  PROTECTIVE ORDER.  In accordance with
  Article 7B.001(a-3) [7B.001(a-1)], Code of Criminal Procedure, and
  with the consent of the person who is the victim of an offense under
  Section 22.011, 22.012, or 22.021, Penal Code, alleged to have been
  committed by a person subject to this chapter, the coordinator may
  file an application for a protective order under Subchapter A,
  Chapter 7B, Code of Criminal Procedure, on behalf of the victim.
               (12)  Section 2275.0101(4), Government Code, as
  redesignated from Section 2274.0101(4), Government Code, by
  Section 24.001 of this Act, is amended to read as follows:
               (4)  "Designated country" means a country designated by
  the governor as a threat to critical infrastructure under Section
  2275.0103 [2274.0103].
               (13)  Section 2277.003, Government Code, as
  redesignated from Section 2274.003, Government Code, by Section
  24.001 of this Act, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 2277.003 [2274.003].  STRICT ADHERENCE TO DEFAULT
  PROVISION.  (a)  A governmental entity that enters into an
  agreement with a professional sports team shall strictly adhere to
  the default provision required by Section 2277.002(2)
  [2274.002(2)].
         (b)  If a governmental entity fails to timely adhere to the
  default provision required under Section 2277.002(2)
  [2274.002(2)], the attorney general may intervene to enforce the
  provision.
               (14)  Section 179.051(a), Local Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A municipality or county to which this chapter applies
  and that employs or supervises first responders may not adopt or
  enforce an ordinance, order, or other measure that generally
  prohibits a first responder who holds a license to carry a handgun
  under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code, an unexpired
  certificate of completion from the department under Section
  411.1883(d) [411.184(d)], Government Code, and the required
  liability policy under Section 179.053 from:
               (1)  carrying a concealed or holstered handgun while on
  duty; or
               (2)  storing a handgun on the premises of or in a
  vehicle owned or leased by the municipality or county if the handgun
  is secured with a device approved by the department under Section
  411.1883(f) [411.184(f)], Government Code.
               (15)  Section 179.052(a), Local Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A municipal or county department or private entity that
  employs or supervises first responders providing services for a
  municipality or county to which this chapter applies may adopt a
  policy authorizing a first responder who is employed or supervised
  by the municipal or county department or private entity and who
  holds a license to carry a handgun under Subchapter H, Chapter 411,
  Government Code, an unexpired certificate of completion from the
  department under Section 411.1883(d) [411.184(d)], Government
  Code, and the required liability policy under Section 179.053 to:
               (1)  carry a concealed or holstered handgun while on
  duty; or
               (2)  store a handgun on the premises of or in a vehicle
  owned or leased by the applicable municipality or county, or by the
  private entity if the handgun is secured with a device approved by
  the department under Section 411.1883(f) [411.184(f)], Government
  Code.
               (16)  Section 179.054, Local Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 179.054.  STORAGE OF HANDGUN.  (a)  A first responder
  who enters a location where carrying a handgun is prohibited by
  federal law or otherwise shall use a device approved by the
  department under Section 411.1883(f) [411.184(f)], Government
  Code, to secure and store the handgun.
         (b)  A first responder is responsible for procuring the
  device approved by the department under Section 411.1883(f)
  [411.184(f)], Government Code, or for reimbursing the first
  responder's employer or supervisor for the use of a device provided
  by the employer or supervisor.
               (17)  Section 250.011, Local Government Code, as added
  by Chapter 305 (S.B. 911), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2021, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 250.011.  THIRD-PARTY FOOD DELIVERY SERVICES.  (a)  In
  this section, "third-party food delivery service" has the meaning
  assigned by Section 118.0001 [114.0001], Business & Commerce Code.
         (b)  Notwithstanding any other law, a municipality or county
  may not adopt or enforce an ordinance or regulation to the extent
  that the ordinance or regulation affects the terms of agreements
  between third-party food delivery services and restaurants that
  meet the requirements of Section 118.0004(a) [114.0004(a)],
  Business & Commerce Code.
               (18)  Section 30.06(f-1), Penal Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (f-1)  It is a defense to prosecution under this section that
  the license holder is a first responder, as defined by Section
  46.01, who:
               (1)  holds an unexpired certificate of completion under
  Section 411.1883 [411.184], Government Code, at the time of
  engaging in the applicable conduct;
               (2)  was engaged in the actual discharge of the first
  responder's duties while carrying the handgun; and
               (3)  was employed or supervised by a municipality or
  county to which Chapter 179, Local Government Code, applies.
               (19)  Section 30.07(g-1), Penal Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (g-1)  It is a defense to prosecution under this section that
  the license holder is a first responder, as defined by Section
  46.01, who:
               (1)  holds an unexpired certificate of completion under
  Section 411.1883 [411.184], Government Code, at the time of
  engaging in the applicable conduct;
               (2)  was engaged in the actual discharge of the first
  responder's duties while carrying the handgun; and
               (3)  was employed or supervised by a municipality or
  county to which Chapter 179, Local Government Code, applies.
               (20)  Subsection (r), Section 46.15, Penal Code, as
  redesignated from Subsection (m), Section 46.15, Penal Code, by
  Section 24.001 of this Act, is amended to read as follows:
         (r) [(m)]  Sections 46.02 and[,] 46.03[, and 46.035(b) and
  (c)] do not apply to a first responder who:
               (1)  was carrying a handgun in a concealed manner or in
  a shoulder or belt holster;
               (2)  holds an unexpired certificate of completion under
  Section 411.1883 [411.184], Government Code, at the time of
  engaging in the applicable conduct;
               (3)  was engaged in the actual discharge of the first
  responder's duties while carrying the handgun; and
               (4)  was employed or supervised by a municipality or
  county to which Chapter 179, Local Government Code, applies.
               (21)  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 504.308, 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, 504.328, or 504.330.
  ARTICLE 25.  EFFECTIVE DATE
         SECTION 25.001.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2023.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 4595 was passed by the House on May 2,
  2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 138, Nays 6, 3 present, not
  voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
  No. 4595 on May 19, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 0,
  2 present, not voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 4595 was passed by the Senate, with
  amendments, on May 17, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays
  0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________
                  Date       
   
           __________________
                Governor