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The House Committee on Transportation

84th Legislature

August 11, 2015

9:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on July 22, 2015, revised on August 4, 2015, the House Committee on Transportation met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Pickett, at 9:10 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Fletcher; Israel; Minjarez; Murr; Paddie; Phillips; and Simmons.


A quorum was present.




The Committee heard an update from the Department of Motor Vehicles on legislation passed in 84th


(Representative Harless now present.)


The Committee heard testimony on utility relocation issues on state right-of-way construction and maintenance projects


(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)


(Representative McClendon now present.)


The Committee heard an update on HB 1 from the 3rd called Special Session of the 83rd Legislative Session

The Committee heard an update on any proposed policy changes or revisions to the Unified Transportation Program(UTP)

The Committee heard an update on toll collection issues, contracts, and third party monitoring

The Committee heard an update on development of the ten year plans for Metropolitan Planning Organizations


At 12:31 p.m., on the motion of Representative Pickett and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Pickett, Chair




Samuel Gammage, Clerk