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House Committee on Transportation - 70th R.S. (1987)

Committee Members
David Cain, Chair
Sam Russell, Vice Chair
Bill Carter
Billy Clemons
Al Edwards
George Pierce
M.A. Taylor
Ric Williamson
Brad Wright
Charges
• To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 32.
• To study the adequacy of the system for designating, constructing, and maintaining Farm-to-Market roads.
• To study the transportation of high-level nuclear waste, with an emphasis on the proposed use of overweight trucks and the possibility of requiring permits for shipments.
• To study the state's role and ability in responding to transportation incidents with toxicological implications. (Joint study with House Committee on Environmental Affairs).
• To study and monitor the implementation of transportation legislation passed during the 70th Legislature, especially SB 595, 70th Legislature, Regular Session.
• To study the effect on Texas of recently passed federal transportation legislation.
• To study the regulations promulgated by the Department of Public Safety regarding truck safety and the effects of such regulations on the transportation industry.
• To study the statutes regulating truck load weights and the effect of such regulation on the Texas economy.

Note:
No report was issued.

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