S.B. No. 607

relating to abandoned crab traps. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Subsection (a), Section 78.115, Parks and Wildlife Code, is amended to read as follows: (a) In this section, "abandoned crab trap" means a crab trap located in the public water of this state that is designated as abandoned by the commission beginning on the first day [after the expiration of the seventh day] of a closed season established by the commission under this section. SECTION 2. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this Act takes effect September 1, 2003.
______________________________ ______________________________ President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 607 passed the Senate on March 20, 2003, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0. ______________________________ Secretary of the Senate I hereby certify that S.B. No. 607 passed the House on May 23, 2003, by the following vote: Yeas 145, Nays 0, two present not voting. ______________________________ Chief Clerk of the House Approved: ______________________________ Date ______________________________ Governor