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         By Seaman                                             H.B. No. 3002
         Substitute the following for H.B. No. 3002:
         By Alexander                                      C.S.H.B. No. 3002
                                A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 1-1                                   AN ACT
 1-2     relating to designating the ferry landing at Port Aransas as the
 1-3     Melvin O. Littleton Ferry Landing.
 1-5           SECTION 1.  Subchapter A, Chapter 342, Transportation Code,
 1-6     is amended by adding Section 342.003 to read as follows:
 1-7           Sec. 342.003.  MELVIN O. LITTLETON FERRY LANDING.  (a)  In
 1-8     recognition of Melvin O. Littleton's outstanding supervision of the
 1-9     Port Aransas ferry for 30 years, the ferry landing owned by the
1-10     department in Port Aransas is designated as the Melvin O. Littleton
1-11     Ferry Landing.
1-12           (b)  The department shall design and construct a memorial
1-13     marker at the ferry landing in Port Aransas indicating the
1-14     designation as the Melvin O. Littleton Ferry Landing and any other
1-15     appropriate information.
1-16           (c)  The department shall repair and replace the marker
1-17     required by this section and maintain the grounds for the marker.
1-18           (d)  The department may accept a grant or donation to assist
1-19     in financing the construction and maintenance of a marker.
1-20           SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 1999.
1-21           SECTION 3.  The importance of this legislation and the
1-22     crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an
1-23     emergency and an imperative public necessity that the
1-24     constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several
 2-1     days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.