The House Committee on Transportation

85th Legislature

February 8, 2018

9:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on January 26, 2018, the House Committee on Transportation met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Morrison, Geanie W., at 9:10 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Morrison, Geanie W.; Martinez, "Mando"; Israel; Minjarez; Phillips; Pickett; Simmons; and Thompson, Ed.


A quorum was present.



The Committee Heard Invited Testimony on the following Interim Charges:


Review the management of the oversize/overweight permitting system and ensure that the state is adequately protecting the driving public and road integrity. Make recommendations to improve operations.

(Representative Thompson, Senfronia now present.)


Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)



Study emerging issues in transportation related to technology and evaluate the state's preparedness for addressing challenges and opportunities posed by technological advances. Review the implementation of state and federal programs and legislation related to intelligent transportation systems, autonomous vehicles, unmanned aircraft systems (i.e. drones), and other technological changes.

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)


At 1:06 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Morrison, Geanie W., Chair




MacGregor Stephenson, Clerk