MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Wednesday, September 14, 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, September 14, 2016, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Robert Nichols, Chair

Senator Don Huffines, Vice Chair

 

None

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. The following business was transacted:

 

The Committee heard invited testimony on Agency Updates from the following:

 

Texas Department of Transportation

 

The roll was called, and a quorum was established.

 

Testimony from the Texas Department of Transportation continued.

 

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Texas Department of Public Safety

 

Senator Hancock assumed the chair.

 

Testimony continued.

 

Senator Nichols resumed the chair.

 

Testimony continued.

 

 Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.

 

The Committee heard invited testimony on the following Interim Charges:

 

         Monitor any new and anticipated revenue appropriated to the Texas Department of transportation and make recommendations that address project prioritization and selection, effectiveness of staffing levels and project delivery methods.

Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.

There being no further business, at 2:48 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