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SENATE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE:
Transportation & Homeland Security
TIME & DATE:
8:00 AM, Monday, May 18, 2009
PLACE:
E1.016 (Hearing Room)
CHAIR:
Senator John Carona
**If necessary, the Committee will reconvene 30 minutes after the
adjournment of the Senate.**
 
The Committee will meet to consider the following as new business:
 
HB 300
 
Isett | et al.
SP:
Hegar
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation, including the governance of the department and the transfer of certain functions of the department to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and the office of the governor; providing penalties.
 
HB 537
 
Berman | et al.
SP:
Eltife
Relating to the transportation of children in motor vehicles; creating an offense.
 
HB 548
 
Pickett
SP:
Carona
Relating to the impoundment of certain motor vehicles involved in the commission of the offense of racing on a highway.
 
HB 646
 
Hughes | et al.
SP:
Eltife
Relating to the participation of this state in the Southern High-Speed Rail Compact.
 
HB 1054
 
Mallory Caraway | et al.
SP:
Shapleigh
Relating to the enforcement of certain traffic laws; providing a penalty.
 
HB 2556
 
Solomons
SP:
Carona
Relating to the rights and duties of the parties to a motor vehicle retail installment contract or a conditional delivery agreement involving the sale or conditional delivery of a motor vehicle; providing an administrative penalty.
 
HB 2642
 
Kent | et al.
SP:
Carona
Relating to a program to designate historic roads and highways in this state.
 
HB 2644
 
Kent | et al.
SP:
Deuell
Relating to the designation of the Bankhead Highway as a historic highway.
 
HB 3057
 
Castro
SP:
Uresti
Relating to the use by a metropolitan rapid transit authority of the construction manager-at-risk method for the construction, rehabilitation, alteration, or repair of a facility.
 
HB 3070
 
Solomons
SP:
Nelson
Relating to the administration and powers of a coordinated county transportation authority.
 
HB 3082
 
Thibaut
SP:
Patrick, Dan
Relating to the obstruction of streets by certain municipalities.
 

HB 3433
 
Menendez | et al.
SP:
Watson
Relating to the extended registration of a fleet of motor vehicles.
 
HB 3621
 
Solomons
SP:
Carona
Relating to certain charges included in a motor vehicle installment agreement.
 
HB 3650
 
Merritt | et al.
SP:
Carona
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of a border region higher-speed rail authority for the Texas-Louisiana and the Texas-Mexico border regions; granting the power to issue bonds; imposing a tax; granting the power of eminent domain.
 
HB 4102
 
Eiland | et al.
SP:
Carona
Relating to the disaster contingency fund.
 
HB 4465
 
Gallego | et al.
SP:
Hinojosa
Relating to "Welcome to Texas" signs on highways entering Texas and to the placement of Texas flags at international ports-of-entry.
 
HB 4493
 
Eiland
SP:
Huffman
Relating to contracts awarded through competitive bidding by certain port and harbor facilities.
 
At the Chairman's discretion, the Committee may also consider pending
business.
Those wishing to submit public testimony should limit oral testimony 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.