S.B. No. 737
relating to the prosecution of offenses involving the operating or
loading of an overweight vehicle in violation of certain laws.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Subsection (f), Section 621.506, Transportation
Code, is amended to read as follows:
(f) A justice or municipal court has jurisdiction of an
offense under this section. [
A municipal court has jurisdiction of
an offense under this section for which the fine does not exceed
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, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 737 passed the Senate on
April 26, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 737 passed the House on
May 25, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 144, Nays 0, two
present not voting.
Chief Clerk of the House