SRC-JJJ S.B. 1892 76(R) BILL ANALYSIS Senate Research Center S.B. 1892 76R6745 WP-FBy: Jackson Intergovernmental Relations 5/3/1999 As Filed DIGEST Current law exempts counties with a population over 500,000 from the requirement to hold a public hearing and publish a notice in the newspaper before adopting certain traffic regulations. S.B. 1892 would establish the authority of certain counties to delegate traffic regulation functions. PURPOSE As proposed, S.B. 1892 establishes the authority of certain counties to delegate traffic regulation functions. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY This bill does not grant any additional rulemaking authority to a state officer, institution, or agency. SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS SECTION 1. Amends Section 251.159(a), Transportation Code, to provide that this section applies only to a county with a population of more than 200,000, rather than 500,000. SECTION 2. Emergency clause. Effective date: upon passage.