COMMITTEE:    Transportation 

TIME & DATE:  7:30 AM, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Robert Nichols 



To consider the following:


HB 138        Raymond                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to funding for certain commercial service airport projects.

HB 894        Kolkhorst               SP: Hegar
Relating to the use of dealer's license plates on vehicles by independent motor vehicle dealers to transport vehicles to or from a point of sale.

HB 1135       Villarreal              SP: Uresti
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation regarding the production of and use of native seeds.

HB 1174       Fallon | et al.         SP: Nelson
Relating to the penalties for illegally passing a stopped school bus.

HB 1198       Raymond | et al.        SP: Zaffirini
Relating to authorizing an optional county fee for vehicle registration in certain counties.

HB 1384       Bell | et al.           SP: Hegar
Relating to the authority of a county road department to accept donations.

HB 1675       Bonnen, Dennis          SP: Nichols
Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.

HB 1692       Gutierrez               SP: Patrick
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors.

HB 2300       Keffer | et al.         SP: Uresti
Relating to funding and donations for county transportation projects, including projects of county energy transportation reinvestment zones.

HB 2305       Rodriguez, Eddie        SP: Watson
Relating to motor vehicle inspection requirements for vehicles equipped with compressed natural gas containers.

HB 2394       Perry                   SP: Hancock
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring title for all trailers, semitrailers, and travel trailers not considered manufactured housing.

HB 2485       Sheffield, J. D. | et al.    SP: Birdwell
Relating to Air Medal and Air Medal with Valor specialty license plates.

HB 2921       Orr                     SP: Birdwell
Relating to the composition and governance of a regional tollway authority.

HB 3070       Simpson                 SP: Eltife
Relating to the designation of U.S. Highway 80 as a historic highway.

HB 3085       Walle                   SP: Garcia
Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; increasing the civil penalty.

HB 3256       Kacal | et al.          SP: Uresti
Relating to the eligibility of certain vehicles to be operated as farm vehicles on a road or highway in this state.

HB 3483       Fletcher                SP: Watson
Relating to requirements for a driver education course and the eligibility of persons under 18 years of age to operate a motor vehicle at certain times.

HB 3523       Lewis                   SP: Paxton
Relating to punishment for the offense of driving a commercial motor vehicle without a commercial driver's license.

HB 3568       Kleinschmidt            SP: Watson
Relating to the designation of the structure on Loop 150 in the city of Bastrop connecting the east and west banks of the Colorado River as the Chief Petty Officer (SOC) Stephen "Matt" Mills Bridge.

HB 3668       Naishtat | et al.       SP: Ellis
Relating to an individual's responsibilities following an accident reasonably likely to result in injury to or death of a person; imposing criminal penalties.

HB 3677       Farney | et al.         SP: Patrick
Relating to the issuance of Foundation School Program license plates.

HB 3946       Gonzalez, Naomi | et al.     SP: Rodríguez
Relating to the designation of the Officer Angel David Garcia Memorial Interchange.

At the Chair's discretion, the Committee may also consider any pending business.


Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per person.