COMMITTEE:    Transportation 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 

PLACE:        E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Robert Nichols 



The Committee will hear invited testimony only on the following interim charges:



·                Funding Opportunities for Texas Ports: Review the state’s appropriations for Texas’ ports and the Ship Channel Improvement Revolving Fund and make recommendations for increased investment to meet future needs.


·                Human Smuggling: Examine the anti-smuggling efforts of governmental and non-governmental entities under the committee's jurisdiction. Compare the findings to best practices in other states and make recommendations to help advance efforts in the fight against human smuggling.


·                Highway Naming: Review the state’s policy related to the naming of state highways for individuals and make recommendations to limit and reform the criteria of such designations.




** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **