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Private Participation in Toll Projects, Legislative Study - 80th R.S. (2007)

Committee: Joint Private Participation in Toll Projects, Legislative Study
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Legislative Study Committee on Private Participation in Toll Projects : final report
Subjects: Privatization | State government contracts | Toll roads |
Library Call Number: L1836.80 T577
Session: 80th R.S. (2007)
Online version: View report [125 pages  File size: 6,068 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. The legislative study committee shall select a presiding officer from among its members and conduct public hearings and study the public policy implications of including in a comprehensive development agreement entered into by a toll project entity with a private participant in connection with a toll project a provision that permits the private participant to operate and collect revenue from the toll project. In addition, the committee shall examine the public policy implications of selling an existing and operating toll project to a private entity. Not later than December 1, 2008, the legislative study committee shall: (1) prepare a written report summarizing: (A) any hearings conducted by the committee; (B) any legislation proposed by the committee; (C) the committee's recommendations for safeguards and protections of the public's interest when a contract for the sale of a toll project to a private entity is entered into; and (D) any other findings or recommendations of the committee; and (2) deliver a copy of the report to the governor, the lieutenant governor, and the speaker of the house of representatives.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Private Participation in Toll Projects, Legislative Study
Title: Testimony, Amadeo Saenz, Jr., Texas Department of Transportation, Comprehensive Development Agreements: History, Process, Implications and Benefits, February 5, 2008
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.80 T577M 80 2008: FEB 5
Session: 80th R.S. (2007)
Online version: View document [14 pages  File size: 991 kb]

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