By Seaman H.B. No. 296 77R2209 JMC-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to a premium discount on a motor vehicle insurance policy 1-3 for completion of a driving safety course taken for the purpose of 1-4 dismissing a traffic offense. 1-5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-6 SECTION 1. Article 45.0511, Code of Criminal Procedure, is 1-7 amended by adding Subsection (r) to read as follows: 1-8 (r) An insurer that delivers or issues for delivery in this 1-9 state a motor vehicle insurance policy to a person against whom a 1-10 charge is dismissed under this article is not required to offer a 1-11 premium discount on the policy for completion of the driving safety 1-12 course that is the subject of the certificate of completion 1-13 accepted by the court under Subsection (l). 1-14 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2001, and 1-15 applies only to an insurance policy that is delivered, issued for 1-16 delivery, or renewed on or after that date. A policy that is 1-17 delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed before the effective 1-18 date of this Act is governed by the law in effect on the date the 1-19 insurance policy was delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed, 1-20 and the former law is continued in effect for that purpose.