By Gallego H.B. No. 2560 75R2247 JJT-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to the disposal of low-level radioactive waste at a 1-3 disposal site selected by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste 1-4 Disposal Authority. 1-5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-6 SECTION 1. Section 402.219(a), Health and Safety Code, is 1-7 amended to read as follows: 1-8 (a) A disposal site may not accept low-level waste until an 1-9 interstate compact that meets the requirements of this section has 1-10 taken effect. Except as provided by an interstate compact, a 1-11 disposal site may accept only low-level waste that is generated in 1-12 this state. 1-13 SECTION 2. The importance of this legislation and the 1-14 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-15 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-16 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-17 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended, 1-18 and that this Act take effect and be in force from and after its 1-19 passage, and it is so enacted.