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SENATE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE:
Transportation & Homeland Security
TIME & DATE:
8:00 AM, Monday, March 30, 2009
PLACE:
E1.016 (Hearing Room)
CHAIR:
Senator John Carona
**If necessary, the Committee will reconvene 30 minutes after the Senate
adjourns.**
 
The Committee will meet to consider the following as new business:
 
SB 129
 
Ellis
Relating to the maximum speed limit for a neighborhood electric vehicle being operated on a street or highway.
 
SB 161
 
Ellis
Relating to specialty license plates supporting the Safe Routes to School Program.
 
SB 488
 
Ellis | et al.
Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle in the vicinity of a vulnerable road user; providing penalties.
 
SB 686
 
Davis, Wendy | et al.
Relating to the installation of natural gas pipelines in controlled access highway rights-of-way.
 
SB 896
 
Shapleigh
Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.
 
SB 926
 
Huffman
Relating to the imposition of a civil penalty against the owner of an authorized emergency vehicle for a violation recorded by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.
 
SB 970
 
Seliger
Relating to the qualifications required of the executive director of the Texas Department of Transportation.
 
SB 971
 
Seliger
Relating to an interlocal contract for a relief highway route around certain municipalities.
 
SB 1107
 
Shapiro
Relating to the requirement that driver education curriculum include information regarding distractions while driving.
 
SB 1218
 
Averitt
Relating to the collection of data by the Texas Department of Transportation regarding bridge collapses.
 
SB 1235
 
Davis, Wendy
Relating to the issuance and use of temporary tags on vehicles.
 

SB 1282
 
Williams
Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts.
 
SB 1283
 
Williams
Relating to the supervision by the Texas Department of Transportation of money appropriated by the federal government for the construction and maintenance of rail facilities.
 
SB 1317
 
Wentworth
Relating to education and examination requirements for the issuance of a driver's license to certain persons.
 
SB 1356
 
Lucio
Relating to a fee associated with the assignment of a vehicle identification number by the Texas Department of Transportation.
 
SB 1357
 
Lucio
Relating to a joint statement relating to the transfer of a motor vehicle as the result of a gift.
 
SB 1389
 
Wentworth
Relating to the penalty for the offense of reckless driving.
 
SB 1392
 
Wentworth
Relating to toll collection and enforcement.
 
SB 1426
 
Williams
Relating to the installation, operation, and maintenance of automatic license plate identification cameras on a highway.
 
SB 1614
 
Wentworth
Relating to the requirement that certain orders closing, abandoning, or vacating a county road be filed and indexed in the deed records of the county where the road is located.
 
SB 1670
 
Nichols
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to Polk County.
 
SB 1759
 
Watson
Relating to the permanent registration of fleet vehicles.
 
SB 1827
 
Huffman
Relating to the private disposition of used motor vehicles at certain auto auctions conducted by independent motor vehicle dealers.
 
SB 1923
 
Watson | et al.
Relating to funding sources for the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund.
 
SB 2015
 
Watson
Relating to certain transit authorities.
 
SB 2018
 
Watson
Relating to neighborhood vehicles and golf carts.
 

SJR 25
 
Harris | et al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain revenue collected by a public entity from the use of a tolled highway project in this state to be used only for transportation projects.
 
At the Chairman's discretion, the Committee may also consider pending
business.
 
Those wishing to give public testimony should limit oral remarks to 2
minutes.  If submitting written testimony, please submit 15 copies, with
your name and the corresponding bill number on each copy, to the Committee
Staff at the hearing.