By Hawley H.B. No. 2308 76R7912 JJT-F A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to services of a gas utility provided to a school 1-3 district. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Section 104.254, Utilities Code, is amended to 1-6 read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 104.254. SERVICE. A gas utility or municipally owned 1-8 utility may not refuse to provide service to a school district or a 1-9 state agency if pipeline capacity is available on an existing 1-10 facility of the utility. 1-11 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1999. 1-12 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the 1-13 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-14 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-15 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-16 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.