Amend CSHB 1 by adding the following appropriately numbered rider in Article VII of the bill after the appropriations to the Texas Department of Transportation:
____.  Offer of Certain Real Property to Nonprofit Corporation. (a) In this section, "nonprofit corporation" means a corporation governed as a nonprofit corporation under the Business Organizations Code.
(b)  It is the intent of the legislature that the Texas Department of Transportation is authorized to take title to unusable remainder real property not to be used for right-of-way purposes as part of the acquisition, from funds appropriated to the department, of real property for right-of-way purposes.
(c)  Notwithstanding Section 202.021, Transportation Code, the Texas Department of Transportation shall offer the real property described by Subsection (b) to a nonprofit corporation designated by the municipality in which the real property is located or, if the real property is not located in a municipality, by the county in which the real property is located, without cost or expense to the designated nonprofit corporation.
(d)  Property acquired under this section by a nonprofit corporation or by another entity from a nonprofit corporation that acquired the property under this section must be used for the public purpose of development and diversification of the state economy.