COMMITTEE:    Transportation 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Friday, May 17, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Robert Nichols 



To consider the following:


HB 438        Dutton                  SP: Ellis
Relating to the courts authorized to issue an occupational driver's license.

HB 714        Kuempel                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to an agreement between a county and the Department of Public Safety for the joint operation of certain fixed-site facilities.

HB 1573       McClendon | et al.      SP: Van de Putte
Relating to authorizing an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.

HB 2204       Pickett                 SP: Watson
Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to establish variable speed limits.

HB 2424       Martinez, "Mando" | et al.   SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the designation of the part of U.S. Highway 83 Business in Hidalgo and Cameron Counties as a portion of the national Purple Heart Trail.

HB 2612       Flynn                   SP: Deuell
Relating to prohibitions and restrictions on using county roads in certain circumstances.

HB 2648       Herrero                 SP: Hinojosa
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county tax assessor-collector.

HB 2690       Elkins                  SP: Ellis
Relating to the sale of a vehicle by an unlicensed seller; creating an offense.

HB 3125       Lucio III               SP: Lucio
Relating to route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.

HB 3126       Lucio III               SP: Lucio
Relating to the authorization by referendum election of an increase in optional fees imposed on vehicles registered in certain counties to fund transportation projects.

HB 3471       Deshotel                SP: Williams
Relating to the compensation of the members of the board of port commissioners of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County.

HB 3520       Branch | et al.         SP: Carona
Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 75 in Dallas County as the George W. Bush Expressway.

HB 3831       Herrero | et al.        SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 358 as the Peace Officers Memorial Highway.

HB 3838       Phillips                SP: Hancock
Relating to motorcycle equipment and training requirements.

At the Chair's discretion, the Committee may also consider any pending business.


Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per person.