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SENATE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE:
Transportation & Homeland Security
TIME & DATE:
7:30 AM, Wednesday, April 15, 2009
PLACE:
E1.016 (Hearing Room)
CHAIR:
Senator John Carona
The Committee will meet to consider the following as new business:
 
HB 2433
 
Smith, Wayne
SP:
Williams
Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts.
 
HB 2434
 
Smith, Wayne
SP:
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 61
 
Zaffirini | et al.
Relating to the offense of failing to secure a child passenger in a motor vehicle and to fines for the offense.
 
SB 357
 
Patrick, Dan
Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons.
 
SB 358
 
Patrick, Dan
Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities.
 
SB 967
 
Hegar
Relating to the disclosure by the developer of the subdivision of planned highway projects that will go through or be adjacent to a subdivision.
 
SB 1028
 
Watson
Relating to the use of safety belts while operating or riding in a passenger vehicle; creating an offense.
 
SB 1212
 
West
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special agents of the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
 
SB 1571
 
Hinojosa
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for overweight vehicles.
 
SB 1609
 
Hegar
Relating to the control of access to state highways by the Texas Department of Transportation.
 
SB 1610
 
Hegar
Relating to liability of vehicle lessees for unpaid tolls.
 
SB 1617
 
Wentworth
Relating to the titling and registration of certain motor vehicles.
 

SB 1992
 
Gallegos
Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; providing a civil penalty.
 
SB 2153
 
Whitmire
Relating to booting of vehicles by private entities in parking facilities; providing penalties.
 
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 submit 15 copies,
with your name and the corresponding bill number on each copy, to the
Committee staff at the hearing.
If necessary, the Committee may reconvene 30 minutes after the Senate
adjourns.