Senate Research Center S.B. 1533
AUTHOR'S/SPONSOR'S STATEMENT OF INTENT
S.B. 1533 provides that persons displaying a valid State of Texas employee identification card may not be charged to use any state parking lot or garage after hours or on weekends. S.B. 1533 is intended to provide a small benefit to persons who sacrifice more lucrative employment in the private sector to work for the people of Texas.
SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS
SECTION 1. Amends Section 2165.2035(g), Transportation Code, to require a lease under this section to provide that any state employee showing a State of Texas employee identification card is permitted to park in any state-owned parking lot or garage free of charge after normal business hours and on weekends.
SECTION 2. Effective date: upon passage or September 1, 2005.