|(a) The Commission and the Department may enter into
a memorandum of understanding to establish a program for the identification,
designation, interpretation, and marketing of Texas historic roads
(b) The designation of a road or highway under a program
established under this section is not, and may not be considered to
be, a designation under the National Historic Preservation Act (54
U.S.C. §300101 et seq.).
(c) To supplement revenue available for the program,
the Commission and the Department may pursue federal funds dedicated
to highway enhancement for the program or seek private donations of
funds, services, or in-kind contributions or local government participation.
(d) The Department is not required to construct or
erect a marker under this section unless a grant or donation of funds
is made to cover the cost of the design, construction, and erection
of the marker.
(e) Money received to cover the cost of a marker under
this subsection shall be deposited to the credit of the state highway