By: Bernsen S.B. No. 1109 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to the use of the Galveston-Port Bolivar ferry operated by 1-3 the Texas Department of Transportation. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Chapter 342, Transportation Code, is amended by 1-6 adding Subchapter G to read as follows: 1-7 SUBCHAPTER G. GALVESTON-PORT BOLIVAR FERRY 1-8 Sec. 342.501. FERRY VEHICLE STICKER. (a) An owner of a 1-9 motor vehicle registered under Chapter 502 may apply to the 1-10 department for issuance of a sticker for the vehicle that entitles 1-11 the vehicle to have priority in boarding the Galveston-Port Bolivar 1-12 ferry operated by the department. 1-13 (b) The department shall: 1-14 (1) design the sticker; and 1-15 (2) designate the place where a sticker must be 1-16 affixed to the windshield of the motor vehicle for which it is 1-17 issued. 1-18 Sec. 342.502. FEE. (a) The annual fee for a ferry vehicle 1-19 sticker under this subchapter is: 1-20 (1) $50, if the vehicle is a commercial motor vehicle, 1-21 as defined by Section 502.001; or 1-22 (2) $30, if the vehicle is any other type of motor 1-23 vehicle. 1-24 (b) The department shall deposit fees collected under 1-25 Subsection (a) to the credit of the state highway fund. 2-1 Sec. 342.503. RULES AND FORMS. (a) The department may 2-2 adopt rules to administer this subchapter. 2-3 (b) The department shall prescribe forms necessary for the 2-4 administration of this subchapter. 2-5 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2001.