NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs,
           Subcommittee on Infrastructure

TIME & DATE:  8:30AM, Tuesday, April 27, 1999

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator David Cain


I.   Call to Order
II.  Roll Call
III. Approval of Minutes
IV.  The Subcommittee will consider the following:

SB 156            Lindsay
Relating to the conversion to an elected board of certain mass
transit authorities.

SB 157            Lindsay
Relating to the requirement that a portion of the sales and use tax
revenue collected by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities
be used only for county and municipal road and bridge purposes.

SB 193            Ogden
Relating to disadvantaged county designation for purposes of
financing a highway project.

SB 349            Nixon, Drew
Relating to allowing certain trailers to travel at the posted speed limit.

SB 791            Nixon, Drew
Relating to specific information logo signs in certain counties.

SB 1328            Gallegos
Relating to special license plates for persons retired from service
in the merchant marine of the United States.

SB 1371            Duncan
Relating to the criminal penalties for violating certain vehicle
weight limitations.

SB 1399            Nixon, Drew
Relating to the operation of overweight vehicles on certain county
roads and bridges.

SB 1495            Duncan
Relating to the construction and rehabilitation of bridges.

SB 1496            Duncan
Relating to load and weight limits on certain bridges and culverts.

SB 1511            Ogden
Relating to the powers of certain counties and rapid transit and
regional transportation authorities within those counties to adopt
or impose sales and use taxes.

SB 1598            Cain
Relating to nonrepairable and salvage motor vehicles.

SB 1672            Bernsen
Relating to the award of state highway improvement contracts.

SB 1677            Bernsen
Relating to the method of payment of fees for goods sold or
services provided by the Texas Department of Transportation or for
the administration of Texas Department of Transportation programs.

SB 1679            Bernsen
Relating to the issuance of permits for the operation of certain
vehicles that exceed maximum allowable weight limitations.

SB 1872            Lindsay
Relating to the sale of certain toll roads by certain political

SCR 47            Shapleigh
Directing the Texas Department of Transportation to conduct a study
relating to factors that cause road damage and revise its funding
formulas to reflect and address the damage done by NAFTA truck

V.   Pending Business

SB 628            Truan
Relating to rail transportation districts.

VI.  Recess/Adjourn