80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 251, Chapter 357 Page: 1 of 3
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Chapter 357 S.B. No. 251
1 AN ACT
2 relating to parking of a motor vehicle operated by or for the
3 transportation of a veteran with a disability in certain parking
4 spaces; providing a criminal penalty.
5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
6 SECTION 1. Subsection (e), Section 681.009, Transportation
7 Code, is amended to read as follows:
8 (e) A private property owner or private person who controls
9 property used for parking and who designates one or more uncovered
10 parking spaces for the exclusive use of vehicles transporting
11 persons with disabilities shall assign at least half of those
12 spaces for the exclusive use of vehicles displaying a white on blue
13 shield disabled parking placard or license plates issued under
14 Section 504.202, except that if an odd number of spaces is
15 designated, only the number of spaces that is the largest whole
16 number less than half of the number of designated spaces must be
17 assigned for the exclusive use of vehicles displaying a white on
18 blue shield placard or license plates issued under Section 504.202.
19 Van-accessible parking spaces shall be counted as assigned spaces
20 under this subsection. These assigned spaces must be the spaces
21 located closest to an accessible route to an entrance accessible to
22 a person with a disability. The remaining designated parking
23 spaces may be used by vehicles displaying a white on blue shield
24 disabled parking placard, a white on red shield disabled parking
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 251, Chapter 357, legislative document, June 15, 2007; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth155856/m1/1/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.