Honorable Mike Krusee, Chair, House Committee on Transportation
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1822 by Kolkhorst (Relating to an offense of passing or avoiding a weigh station by certain vehicle operators.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
The bill would add Section 621.411 to the Transportation Code, making it an offense for an operator of a vehicle that is required by law, including a rule, to stop at a weigh station to bypass or knowingly evade an operating weigh station.
Based on the analysis of the Department of Public Safety, it is assumed any duties and responsibilities associated with implementing the provisions of the bill could be accomplished within existing resources.
The bill would take effect on September 1, 2005.
405 Department of Public Safety, 601 Department of Transportation
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