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  S.B. No. 2227
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to an increase in the fee for permits issued for the
  movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in
  Hidalgo County.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 623.364(a), Transportation Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The authority may collect a fee for permits issued under
  this subchapter.  Beginning September 1, 2017 [2013], the maximum
  amount of the fee may not exceed $200 [$80] per trip. On September 1
  of each subsequent year, the authority may adjust the maximum fee
  amount as necessary to reflect the percentage change during the
  preceding year in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers
  (CPI-U), U.S. City Average, published monthly by the United States
  Bureau of Labor Statistics or its successor in function.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2227 passed the Senate on
  April 26, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 27, Nays 4;
  May 25, 2017, Senate refused to concur in House amendments and
  requested appointment of Conference Committee; May 26, 2017, House
  granted request of the Senate; May 28, 2017, Senate adopted
  Conference Committee Report by the following vote:  Yeas 26,
  Nays 4.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2227 passed the House, with
  amendments, on May 20, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 101,
  Nays 34, one present not voting; May 26, 2017, House granted
  request of the Senate for appointment of Conference Committee;
  May 28, 2017, House adopted Conference Committee Report by the
  following vote:  Yeas 115, Nays 24, two present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
             Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor