COMMITTEE:    Transportation 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Robert Nichols 



To consider the following:


HB 509        Raney                   SP: Hancock
Relating to the process for establishing speed limits on roads near certain schools.

HB 565        Burkett | et al.        SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to powers of private toll project entities.

HB 790        Burkett | et al.        SP: Hancock
Relating to a study on the implementation and effectiveness of sound mitigation measures on certain highways.

HB 991        Bohac | et al.          SP: Huffines
Relating to the display of notice of federal and state tax rates for motor fuel sold at retail.

HB 1080       Hughes                  SP: Taylor, Van
Relating to the definition of a state judge for purposes of state driver's license and personal identification laws.

HB 1107       Phillips                SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to criminal liability for certain federal motor carrier safety violations; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1119       Hernandez               SP: Garcia
Relating to a study assessing the statewide need for the replacement of mile markers on certain highways.

HB 1128       Fletcher                SP: Taylor, Van
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Combat Action Badge, Medal, or Ribbon.

HB 1237       Tinderholt | et al.     SP: Burton
Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 290 in Hays and Travis Counties as the Lieutenant Clay Crabb Memorial Highway.

HB 1360       Isaac                   SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from registration fees.

HB 1364       Miller, Rick            SP: Taylor, Van
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor recipients of the Defense Meritorious Service Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal.

HB 1394       Burns | et al.          SP: Birdwell
Relating to the composition, governance, and authority of a regional tollway authority that has or proposes to have projects located in counties that are not part of the authority.

HB 1702       Blanco | et al.         SP: Rodríguez
Relating to the elimination of the fee for the Gold Star mother, father, spouse, or family member specialty license plate.

HB 1738       Isaac                   SP: Campbell
Relating to the release of certain restrictions on the use of certain highway rights-of-way transferred to a municipality from the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 1969       Martinez, "Mando"       SP: Lucio
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles on certain highways.

HB 1982       Miller, Rick            SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the University of Houston.

HB 2121       King, Tracy O.          SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the repeal of obsolete laws governing county road systems in certain counties.

HB 2265       Hughes                  SP: Hall
Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 154 in Wood and Hopkins Counties as the Sgt. Tanner Stone Higgins Memorial Highway.

HB 2549       Davis, Yvonne           SP: Hancock
Relating to the authority and operation of regional tollway authorities.

HB 2861       Raymond                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by the City of Laredo for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Webb County; authorizing a fee; adding a provision subject to criminal penalties.

HB 2946       Phillips                SP: Nichols
Relating to certain laws governing the intersections of railroad tracks and public roadways.

HB 3225       Murr                    SP: Garcia
Relating to lane restrictions for certain motor vehicles in highway construction or maintenance work zones.

HB 3283       Zerwas | et al.         SP: Zaffirini
Relating to contributions and registrations for an anatomical gift registry; authorizing a fee.

HB 4099       Fletcher                SP: Taylor, Van
Relating to the issuance of K9s4COPs specialty license plates.

At the Chair's discretion, the Committee may also consider any pending business.


Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 1080

HB 1237

HB 1738

HB 4099


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