COMMITTEE:    Transportation 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 

PLACE:        E2.036 
CHAIR:        Rep. Terry Canales 


*Public testimony may be limited to three (3) minutes.*


If you intend to testify, please register using the electronic witness affirmation form, which will be available at any registration kiosk located throughout the Capitol Extension. Witness registration will open approximately two (2) hours prior to the start of the hearing.


Witness registration must be completed prior to testifying.


HB 53          Thompson, Ed | et al.                     
Relating to the exemption from registration fees of certain vehicles used by nonprofit disaster relief organizations.

HB 78          Ortega                                    
Relating to the authorization by referendum of an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.

HB 433         VanDeaver                                 
Relating to the definition of a commercial fleet.

HB 1156        Rogers                                    
Relating to the disposition of surplus traffic and roadwork safety equipment by the Department of Public Safety and Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 1196        Romero, Jr.                               
Relating to certain contracts regarding airports operated by or on behalf of a local government.

HB 1198        Dean                                      
Relating to a public awareness campaign to promote the proper attachment of trailers to certain motor vehicles.

HB 1199        Dean                                      
Relating to the inclusion of certain information regarding trailers in vehicle accident reports.

HB 1277        Cain | et al.                             
Relating to pedestrian use of a sidewalk.

HB 1379        Ortega                                    
Relating to the development and operation by a regional mobility authority of an urban green space or aesthetic enhancement located above, adjacent to, or connected to an interstate highway.

HB 1415        Raymond                                   
Relating to lighting equipment requirements for motor vehicles.

HB 1460        Guillen                                   
Relating to axle weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting aggregates.

HB 1461        Guillen                                   
Relating to the reimbursement of excess costs incurred by a recipient of certain grants awarded by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 1521        Ordaz                                     
Relating to transporting dogs in open truck or trailer beds in certain counties.

HB 1846        Ashby | et al.                            
Relating to the skills test required for a commercial driver's license for certain commercial learner's permit holders.

HB 1885        Canales                                   
Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to establish variable speed limits.

HB 1888        Lopez, Janie                              
Relating to the route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.

HB 2190        Canales                                   
Relating to the terminology used to describe transportation-related accidents.

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/


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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




Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 1638


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