** REVISION **
SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Transportation

TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Wednesday, April 29, 2020

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

 

** MEETING POSTPONED**

 

MEETING POSTPONED

 

The Senate Committee on Transportation hearing scheduled for Wednesday, April 29, 2020 is postponed until further notice. In light of recent concern for the public's health due to the CoronaVirus and to ensure the greatest amount of participation in policy issues to be studied by the Committee this interim, these charges will be taken up at a later date.

 

 

 

The Committee will hear invited testimony only on the following interim

charges:

 

                Project Delivery: Evaluate major roadway construction projects that have begun since voters approved new funding sources in 2014 and 2015. Make recommendations to ensure on-time project completion and improve cost efficiencies.

 

 

                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:

-The Legislature's new funding for the driver's license program as funded in the General Appropriations Act;

-The Legislature's funding for grants to counties to be used for repair of county roads as funded in the General Appropriations Act;

-SB 198, relating to payment for the use of a highway toll project;

-SB 616, as it relates to the analysis of the opportunities and challenges of transferring the driver license program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

 

 

 

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

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WHO PLAN TO ATTEND THIS MEETING AND WHO MAY NEED ASSISTANCE, SUCH AS A SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER OR PERSONAL ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICES, ARE REQUESTED TO CONTACT THE SENATE COMMITTEE COORDINATOR AT 512/463-0070, 72 HOURS PRIOR TO THE MEETING SO APPROPRIATE ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE MADE.