By Seaman H.B. No. 3002 76R9378 DRH-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to designating the ferry landings at Port Aransas and 1-3 Aransas Pass as the Melvin O. Littleton Ferry Landings. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Subchapter A, Chapter 342, Transportation Code, 1-6 is amended by adding Section 342.002 to read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 342.002. MELVIN O. LITTLETON FERRY LANDINGS. (a) In 1-8 recognition of Melvin O. Littleton's outstanding supervision of the 1-9 Port Aransas ferry for 30 years, the ferry landings owned by the 1-10 department in Port Aransas and Aransas Pass are each designated as 1-11 a Melvin O. Littleton Ferry Landing. 1-12 (b) The department shall design and construct memorial 1-13 markers at the ferry landings in Port Aransas and Aransas Pass 1-14 indicating the designation as a Melvin O. Littleton Ferry Landing 1-15 and any other appropriate information. 1-16 (c) The department shall repair and replace each 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.