By Elkins H.B. No. 3214 75R9234 DWS-F A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to conversion of state savings and loan associations to 1-3 state savings banks. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Chapter 1, Texas Savings and Loan Act (Article 1-6 852a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), is amended by adding Section 1-7 1.05 to read as follows: 1-8 Sec. 1.05. CONVERSION TO SAVINGS BANK. (a) Before January 1-9 1, 1999, each domestic association shall convert into a 1-10 state-chartered savings bank as provided by Section 3.01, Texas 1-11 Savings Bank Act (Article 489e, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). 1-12 (b) Effective January 1, 1999, the charters of all savings 1-13 and loan associations that have not converted as required by this 1-14 section expire. 1-15 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1997. 1-16 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the 1-17 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-18 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-19 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-20 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.