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SENATE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE:
Transportation & Homeland Security
TIME & DATE:
8:00 AM, Monday, April 06, 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 216
 
Carona
Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund.
 
SB 337
 
Deuell
Relating to the designation of a segment of Interstate Highway 30 in Hunt County as the Martin Luther King, Jr., Freeway.
 
SB 585
 
Carona
Relating to standards of conduct and ethics policies for metropolitan planning organizations.
 
SB 612
 
Shapleigh
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Transportation related to rail facilities.
 
SB 626
 
Carona
Relating to the creation, organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Vehicles; providing a penalty.
 
SB 883
 
Carona
Relating to the use of the state highway fund to participate in the costs associated with a toll facility of a public or private entity.
 
SB 897
 
Shapleigh
Relating to certain reporting requirements in connection with the transportation of hazardous materials by a railroad company.
 
SB 1351
 
Carona
Relating to the terms of the members of the Texas Transportation Commission.
 
SB 1353
 
Carona
Relating to contract provisions in comprehensive development agreements.
 
SB 1382
 
Carona
Relating to the coordination of the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of a statewide passenger rail system by the Texas Department of Transportation.
 
SB 1383
 
Carona
Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Local Participation Transportation Program.
 

SB 1510
 
West | et al.
Relating to the authorization to designate and the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 20 in Dallas County as the President Barack Obama Freeway.
 
SB 1615
 
Wentworth
Relating to the authorization of airport authorities and the issuance of bonds and the exercise of eminent domain by the authorities.
 
SB 1745
 
Harris
Relating to offenses involving boating safety and the disposition of fines for certain water safety offenses.
 
SB 2017
 
Watson
Relating to a public hearing held by the Texas Transportation Commission in connection with certain highway projects.
 
SB 2028
 
Watson
Relating to privately funded memorials honoring certain peace officers killed in the line of duty.
 
SB 2041
 
Ellis | et al.
Relating to requiring an applicant for a driver's license to demonstrate knowledge of motorists' rights and responsibilities in relation to bicyclists.
 
SB 2052
 
Estes
Relating to projects that may be undertaken by development corporations for the development, retention, or expansion of certain transportation facilities.
 
SB 2058
 
Williams
Relating to the Harris County Road Law.
 
SB 2059
 
Williams
Relating to the use of a public right-of-way by a telephone or telegraph corporation.
 
SB 2095
 
Wentworth
Relating to requiring a boater education course for certain operators of vessels.
 
SB 2096
 
Wentworth
Relating to the creation of and the powers of a comprehensive multimodal urban transportation authority.
 
SB 2371
 
Carona
Relating to the naming of the Texas Department of Public Safety Garland Laboratory in Garland as the Representative Fred Hill Center for Forensic Analysis.
 
SB 2378
 
Nichols
Relating to the purposes and designation of a transportation reinvestment zone.
 
SJR 9
 
Carona
Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the purposes for which revenue from taxes on motor fuels and lubricants may be used and authorizing the legislature to provide for automatic adjustments of the rates of motor fuels taxes.
 
SJR 52
 
Davis, Wendy
Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the expenditure of motor vehicle fuel taxes and registration fees for passenger rail, transit, and freight rail.
 
At the Chairman's discretion, the Committee may also consider pending

business.
Those wishing to submit public testimony should limit oral remarks to 2
minutes.  If you wish to submit written testimony, please sumbit 15
copies, with your name and the corresponding bill number on each copy, to
the Committee Staff at the hearing.