SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Transportation

TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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

 

The Committee will hear invited testimony only on the following interim

charges:

 

                Safety: Study the primary causes for traffic-related accidents and fatalities, including fatality rates as a result of intoxicated driving. Make recommendations for effective strategies to improve roadway safety.

 

                Texas Department of Transportation Flight Services: Evaluate the current funding, maintenance procedures, and staffing levels at Texas Department of Transportation's Flight Services. Make recommendations to ensure the safest fleet and most efficient service.

 

                Monitoring: Monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Transportation passed by the 86th Legislature, as well as relevant agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction. Specifically, make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance, or complete implementation of the following:

-SB 1915, relating to the board of pilot commissioners for

Harris County ports; and

-SB 2223, as it relates to two-way directional routes.

 

 

 

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

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