Amend CSHB 2702 by adding the following appropriately
numbered SECTION to the bill and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of
the bill as appropriate:
SECTION ____. (a) Chapter 391, Transportation Code, is
amended by adding Subchapter J to read as follows:
SUBCHAPTER J. REGULATION OF OUTDOOR ADVERTISING ON
STATE HIGHWAY 130
Sec. 391.301. APPLICABILITY OF SUBCHAPTER. This subchapter
does not limit any authority granted to the department under this
Sec. 391.302. OUTDOOR ADVERTISING PROHIBITED. (a) A
person may not erect or maintain outdoor advertising that is
located within 2,000 feet of the center line of the portion of State
Highway 130 or the portion of any proposed route for State Highway
130 that is located in the part of the highway or route designated
by the department as segment one of the construction.
(b) If a court makes a determination that Subsection (a)
does not apply to certain outdoor advertising because the outdoor
advertising was erected before the effective date of this section,
the department by rule shall establish a procedure by which a
license is required for the outdoor advertising. The procedure must
include the payment of a license fee of $100,000.
(c) A license issued under Subsection (b) is valid for one
(d) The department shall deposit the fee received under
Subsection (b) to the credit of the Texas Mobility Fund.
(b) Subchapter J, Chapter 391, Transportation Code, as
added by this Act, applies to outdoor advertising maintained on
State Highway 130 or any proposed route for State Highway 130 on or
after the date this Act takes effect.