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  S.B. No. 711
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to allowing safety recall information to be included in a
  vehicle inspection report.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 382.202, Health and Safety Code, is
  amended by adding Subsection (d-1) to read as follows:
         (d-1)  The commission may adopt rules providing for the
  inclusion on a vehicle inspection report for a vehicle inspected in
  a county that is included in a vehicle emissions inspection and
  maintenance program under Subchapter F, Chapter 548,
  Transportation Code, of notification regarding whether the vehicle
  is subject to a safety recall for which the vehicle has not been
  repaired or the repairs are incomplete.  The commission may accept
  gifts, grants, and donations from any source, including private and
  nonprofit organizations, for the purpose of providing the
  notification described by this subsection.
         SECTION 2.  Section 548.252, Transportation Code, is amended
  by adding Subsection (c) to read as follows:
         (c)  The department may adopt rules providing for the
  inclusion on a vehicle inspection report for a vehicle inspected
  under this chapter notification regarding whether the vehicle is
  subject to a safety recall for which the vehicle has not been
  repaired or the repairs are incomplete. The department may accept
  gifts, grants, and donations from any source, including private and
  nonprofit organizations, for the purpose of providing the
  notification described by this subsection.
         SECTION 3.  The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  and the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas are
  required to implement a provision of this Act, as applicable, only
  if the legislature appropriates money specifically for that
  purpose.  If the legislature does not appropriate money
  specifically for that purpose, the commission and the department
  may, but are not required to, implement a provision of this Act, as
  applicable, using other appropriations available for that purpose.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 711 passed the Senate on
  May 1, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 711 passed the House on
  May 21, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 135, Nays 12,
  one present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor