By Turner of Coleman H.B. No. 1555 76R6022 WP-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to an exception to the game bird breeder's license 1-3 requirement. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Section 45.001, Parks and Wildlife Code, is 1-6 amended to read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 45.001. LICENSE REQUIRED. (a) No person may possess 1-8 game birds in captivity for the purpose of propagation or sale 1-9 without first acquiring the proper license authorized to be issued 1-10 under this chapter. 1-11 (b) A license issued under this chapter is not required if a 1-12 person possesses not more than 12 game birds for personal use only. 1-13 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1999. 1-14 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the 1-15 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-16 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-17 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-18 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.