MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

9:00 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.016

 

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Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Transportation was held on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Robert Nichols, Chair

 

None

Senator Don Huffines, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Rodney Ellis

Senator Troy Fraser

 

 

Senator Sylvia Garcia

 

 

Senator Bob Hall

 

 

Senator Kelly Hancock

 

 

Senator Lois Kolkhorst

 

 

Senator Van Taylor

 

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The Committee heard invited and public testimony on the following Interim Charges:

 

         Evaluate the necessity of the Driver Responsibility Program and make recommendations for alternative methods of achieving the programs objectives.

         Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the state's Vehicle Inspection Program. Make recommendations on how to compress or otherwise reduce the number of required inspections.

All witnesses are shown on the attached list.

There being no further business, at 12:25 PM Senator Nichols moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

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Senator Robert Nichols, Chair

 

 

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Amy Jeter, Clerk