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COMMITTEE:   Transportation 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Thursday, March 26, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Joseph Pickett 


The committee will meet to consider pending business and:


HJR 13        Pickett                
Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from the tax imposed on the sale and use of taxable items to the state highway fund.

HB 13         Pickett                
Relating to the funding and operations of the Texas Department of Transportation and local transportation entities.

HB 745        Bohac                  
Relating to the installation of solar-powered stop signs by a property owners' association.

HB 1297       Capriglione            
Relating to the transportation of unsecured objects by a vehicle; creating an offense.

HB 880        Reynolds               
Relating to creating a disadvantaged business assistance program to be operated by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 1183       Shaheen                
Relating to the authority of certain entities to enter into a comprehensive development agreement.

HB 735        Israel                 
Relating to the collection of information regarding the number of alternatively fueled vehicles registered in this state.

HB 1863       Paddie                 
Relating to landscape control along interstate and state highway rights-of-way; imposing a criminal penalty.

HB 2611       Pickett                
Relating to repayment of money contributed by the Texas Department of Transportation or the Texas Transportation Commission for toll projects.

HB 2612       Pickett                
Relating to a report to the legislature regarding the elimination of toll roads.

HB 636        Springer
Relating to the fines for the operation of overweight vehicles transporting agricultural products.

HB 1230       Anderson, Rodney
Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the operation of an overweight vehicle.

HB 823        Wu
Relating to criminal liability for certain federal motor carrier safety regulation violations; increasing a criminal penalty.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 636

HB 823

HB 1230


**         See Committee Coordinator for previous versions         **
of the schedule, if applicable.


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