The House Committee on Transportation

85th Legislature

April 18, 2018

9:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on April 3, 2018, the House Committee on Transportation met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Morrison, Geanie W., at 9:07 a.m.


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


A quorum was present.



The Committee met to hear Invited Testimony on the following Interim Charges:


Study the efficacy of existing transportation finance mechanisms from state, regional, and local perspectives. Identify opportunities to improve existing transportation finance mechanisms and investigate the feasibility of developing new ones.


Study Texas' various toll authorities and evaluate their transparency and stakeholder responsiveness. Make recommendations to improve the state oversight of toll authorities.


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



(Representative Thompson, Senfronia now present.)



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



At 2:04 p.m., on the motion of Representative Thompson, Senfronia and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Morrison, Geanie W., Chair




MacGregor Stephenson, Clerk