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SENATE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE:
Transportation & Homeland Security
TIME & DATE:
8:00 AM, Wednesday, March 04, 2009
PLACE:
E1.016 (Hearing Room)
CHAIR:
Senator John Carona
The Committee will meet to take up the following bills for consideration
as new business:
 
SB 52
 
Zaffirini
Relating to the penalties for the illegal use of a parking space or area designated specifically for persons with disabilities.
 
SB 220
 
Nichols
Relating to the conversion of a nontolled state highway or segment of the state highway system to a toll project.
 
SB 293
 
Carona
Relating to the pledge of certain revenue of a regional transportation authority to the payment of bonds.
 
SB 298
 
Carona
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Public Safety and certain local law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated.
 
SB 328
 
Carona
Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of operating a motor vehicle or a watercraft while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol.
 
SB 333
 
Carona
Relating to the retention by a county or municipality of certain court costs for maintaining and supporting a certified breath alcohol testing program.
 
SB 356
 
Carona
Relating to the frequency and content of school bus emergency evacuation training.
 
SB 374
 
Carona
Relating to the power of a county to enforce compliance with speed limits by an automated traffic control system.
 
SB 384
 
Carona
Relating to the promotion of toll projects by the Texas Department of Transportation.
 
SB 521
 
Averitt
Relating to the Texas Department of Transportation's memorial sign program.
 
SB 543
 
Carona
Relating to certain notice requirements regarding possessory liens on certain motor vehicles, motorboats, vessels, or outboard motors; providing a criminal penalty.
 
SB 581
 
Wentworth
Relating to intermunicipal commuter rail districts.
 

SB 589
 
Carona
Relating to certain requirements for sunscreening devices that are placed on or attached to a motor vehicle; providing a penalty.
 
SB 635
 
Seliger
Relating to certain requirements for school bus emergency evacuation training.
 
SB 713
 
Carona
Relating to a prohibition on the disclosure and use of certain information recorded or collected by a transponder used to electronically assess or collect a toll.
 
Those wishing to give public testimony should limit oral remarks to 3
minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 15 copies, with
your name on each copy, to the Committee Staff prior to the hearing.
 
At the Chairman's discretion, the Committee may also consider any pending
business.