HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Transportation

TIME & DATE: 12:30 PM, Tuesday, April 26, 2022

PLACE: E2.012
CHAIR: Rep. Terry Canales

 

The committee on Transportation will meet to hear invited and public testimony on the following interim charges and topics:

 

Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee's jurisdiction and oversee the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 87th Legislature. Conduct active oversight of all associated rulemaking and other governmental actions taken to ensure the intended legislative outcome of all legislation, including the following:

 

                HB 2219, relating to the issuance of Texas Mobility Fund obligations;

                HB 3514, relating to the functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV); and

                HB 3927, relating to temporary motor vehicle tags.

 

Study current and future transportation needs and consider improvements to ensure that Texas is adequately planning for the state's population growth forecasts. Evaluate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on transportation projects and investment decisions.

 

Study the impact of the increasing sale and use of electric and alternatively fueled vehicles on revenue predictions for the state highway fund. Recommend a road use revenue equalization methodology to create fairness and parity between gasoline, electric and alternatively fueled vehicles.

 

Review the state's work in transportation safety.

 

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Electronic public comment will be available for the following:

 

HB 2219, relating to the Texas Mobility Fund

HB 3514, relating to functions of the TxDMV

HB 3927, relating to temporary motor vehicle tags

Study current and future transportation planning forecasts

Study alternatively fueled vehicle revenue equalization methodologies

Transportation safety

 

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For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person

witness registration can be found here:

https://mytxlegis.capitol.texas.gov/HWRSPublic/About.aspx

A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here:

https://house.texas.gov/video-audio/

Instructions related to public access to the meeting location and health and safety protocols for attending this meeting are available here:

https://house.texas.gov/committees/public-access-house-committee-meetings/

 

Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until the hearing is adjourned by visiting:

https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c470

 

 

 

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, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 24 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.