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HB 564 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving the operation or use of a commercial motor vehicle or other heavy motor vehicle. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 642 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2032 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed in a vehicle operated by a public transportation system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2930 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway; modifying criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3254 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the regulation of a motor carrier and the enforcement of motor carrier regulations; authorizing the imposition of a fee; creating a criminal offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 4242 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the authorization of certain carriers to transport liquor; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 47 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission and to mandate that there be such an agency. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1384 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Burrows, Dustin
Relating to the designation of certain legislation on contract carriers as the Justin Little Act. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the exclusive jurisdiction of this state to regulate oil and gas operations in this state and the express preemption of local regulation of those operations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1106 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2855 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prohibit an activity over which the Railroad Commission of Texas has jurisdiction. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3378 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the border commerce coordinator. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 76 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1165 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the express preemption of regulation of oil and gas operations and the exclusive jurisdiction of those operations by the state. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Companion document considered in lieu of
SB 1389 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the border commerce coordinator. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1573 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1709 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to criminal liability for certain federal motor carrier safety regulation violations; increasing a criminal penalty. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 148 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Relating to aid provided to certain voters; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1060 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the use by a property owner of a common or contract carrier to send a payment, report, application, statement, or other document or paper to a taxing unit or taxing official. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1726 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to shipping logistics and coordination services for state agencies. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1981 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the exclusion of certain amounts from the total revenue of a taxable entity that is a motor carrier for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2102 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governor to suspend requirements applicable to motor carriers during certain emergencies; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2735 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to an exemption from motor carrier registration for certain vehicles used to transport household goods. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2748 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to judicial proceedings and Railroad Commission of Texas hearings to determine whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3547 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al. Relating to standards and procedures for determining whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier; authorizing a fee. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 513 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the regulation of saltwater pipelines by the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 942 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the creation and funding of the Railroad Commission of Texas operating account; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1224 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the use by a property owner of a common or contract carrier to send a payment, report, application, statement, or other document or paper to a taxing unit or taxing official. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1625 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to standards and procedures for determining whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1637 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to determine whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 641 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to insurance requirements for certain contract carriers. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1010 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2257 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the procurement and use of an emergency notification system by public service providers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 2356 82-0 (2011) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain private entities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3334 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 1238 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to communications by public service providers during a disaster or an emergency. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1321 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 31 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the amount of liability insurance required to be maintained on certain buses owned by a motor carrier. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 472 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the effect and implementation of the law regarding reporting by a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator of contamination. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 645 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to safety regulations for certain contract carriers. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 782 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to registration exemptions for certain foreign commercial motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1125 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the eminent domain authority of common carriers. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1534 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the property valuation information required to be provided regarding property to be acquired by eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2985 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the operation of certain commercial vehicles in this state. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3097 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the creation, organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, including the transfer of certain duties to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and to the regulation of certain franchised motor vehicle dealers; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 3509 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to disqualification from driving a commercial motor vehicle. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3619 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the safe operation of certain commercial vehicles in this state. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4107 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the exemption of certain electric cooperatives from certain regulations. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
SB 18 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to the acquisition of property by entities with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 213 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to a manifest system to record the transportation of certain liquid wastes. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 481 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to safety regulations for certain contract carriers. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 501 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the civil consequences of certain convictions on a person who holds a commercial driver's license and of certain adjudications on the driver's license or permit of a child. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1907 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the requirements regarding reporting by a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator of contamination. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2236 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the exemption of certain electric cooperatives from certain regulations. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 10 81-1 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the use of eminent domain authority. Filed
HB 313 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to an exemption from registration in this state for certain foreign commercial motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 565 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to enforcement of certain vehicle weight and safety requirements by a noncommissioned employee of the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1083 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to safety regulations for certain contract carriers. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1235 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the idling of a motor vehicle while the driver is using the vehicle's sleeper berth. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered in public hearing
HB 1558 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the assessment of damages and award of costs and fees in condemnations of property in particular areas by certain common carriers. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1559 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the assessment of damages and award of costs and fees in the condemnation of property by certain common carriers. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1765 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the responsibility of an employer in relation to a person who drives a commercial motor vehicle; providing a criminal penalty. House: Law Enforcement Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1866 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a tow truck rotation list in certain counties; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1967 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the regulation as common carriers of certain owners, operators, or managers of pipelines for the transportation of feedstock for carbon gasification, the products of carbon gasification, or the derivative products of carbon gasification. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2093 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the issuance and enforcement of motor carrier overweight or oversize vehicle permits and motor carrier registrations; providing administrative penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2338 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to regulate a vehicle operating as a limousine. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2899 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the compliance review and safety audit program for commercial motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2901 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety related to drug testing. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3055 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the eminent domain authority of common carriers. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3594 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to motor vehicle inspection facilities near the border of this state and Mexico. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HR 2876 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2093. Reported enrolled
SB 132 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Straus, Joe
Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 329 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to an object or material placed on or attached to a window of a commercial motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 330 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to enforcement of certain vehicle weight and safety requirements by a noncommissioned employee of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 331 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the maximum length for certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 332 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the responsibility of an employer in relation to a person who drives a commercial motor vehicle; providing a criminal penalty. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 333 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to driving a commercial motor vehicle in violation of an out-of-service order; providing a criminal penalty. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 500 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the establishment of a tow truck rotation list in certain counties; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1026 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the regulation as common carriers of certain owners, operators, or managers of pipelines for the transportation of feedstock for carbon gasification, the products of carbon gasification, or the derivative products of carbon gasification. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1443 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate a vehicle operating as a limousine. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SR 1182 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2093. Reported enrolled
HB 341 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to regulation of motor carriers transporting household goods. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 523 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to restriction on the use of certain highway lanes by certain vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1047 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the offense of failing to certify compliance of an underground storage tank before accepting delivery of the regulated substance to be stored in the tank. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1203 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a tow truck rotation list in certain counties; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1251 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of an offense of using a telephone while operating a bus. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1392 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to a refund of motor fuel taxes paid by certain retail purchasers. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1437 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the towing of motor vehicles at the request of certain municipal employees. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1584 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to requiring the operator of a vehicle storage facility to accept certain forms of payment for the delivery or storage of a vehicle. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1822 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to an offense of passing or avoiding a weigh station by certain vehicle operators. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1870 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a deceptive trade practice in connection with advertising for a household goods carrier. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1987 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of underground and aboveground storage tanks. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1989 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the regulation of controllers of intermodal transportation equipment by the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 2652 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the creation of a private activity bond program for highway and surface freight facilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2799 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the removal of vehicles and property from a roadway in a political subdivision, to the authority of a political subdivision to establish a traffic incident management program, and to procedures regarding the removal and storage of certain vehicles. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 2998 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to certain costs, fees, and expenses that may be imposed on a motor carrier for certain violations on a recommendation by an administrative law judge. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HJR 90 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county to impose a local tax on the sale of gasoline. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 185 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the powers and duties of the border commerce coordinator. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 293 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to meetings between representatives of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and Mexican states on transportation and truck inspection issues. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 619 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to the enforcement of certain standards for commercial motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 681 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the offense of failing to certify compliance of an underground storage tank before accepting delivery of the regulated substance to be stored in the tank. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1060 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the disposition of revenue from local authority agreements with towing companies. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1062 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to require the operator of a tow truck to obtain a license or permit. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1074 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas or the public safety director to adopt rules in connection with commercial motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1258 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the issuance or renewal of a commercial driver's license and the expiration of a commercial driver's license or commercial driver learner's permit. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1785 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the punishment for a corporation or association convicted of an offense involving the criminally negligent inspection, maintenance, or operation of a commercial motor vehicle. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 646 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to the inspection of commercial motor vehicles in certain counties containing a port of entry. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 759 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a transportation service to facilitate the purchase of medications near the state border with the United Mexican States. House: Border and International Affairs Failed to pass
HB 849 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the regulation of tow trucks, to the authority of a political subdivision of this state to regulate tow trucks, and to insurance for commercial motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2006 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Elizabeth | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the construction and maintenance of utility, common carrier, cable operator, and energy transporter facilities along, over, under, or across a railroad right-of-way. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2368 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2553 78-0 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to certain records kept by the Department of Public Safety involving the holder of a driver's license. House: Law Enforcement Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3502 78-0 (2003) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to the driving record of the holder of a commercial driver's license and the operation of commercial motor vehicles; creating an offense. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 795 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the punishment for a corporation or association convicted of an offense involving the criminally negligent inspection, maintenance, or operation of a commercial motor vehicle. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 914 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the construction and maintenance of utility, common carrier, and energy transporter facilities along, over, under, or across a railroad right-of-way. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 1342 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to liability insurance required of a motor carrier transporting household goods in this state. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 1346 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the regulation of tow truck lights by political subdivisions. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1679 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to driving records and to the operation of commercial motor vehicles; creating an offense. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Posting rule suspended
SB 1904 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to driver's licenses, to the operation of certain motor vehicles, including commercial motor vehicles, in this state, and to the disposition of certain Class C misdemeanors. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 111 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to a toll-free telephone number that a person may call to report unsafe driving of a commercial motor vehicle. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 135 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to collection and dissemination of information concerning unsafe driving of a commercial motor vehicle. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1053 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones in certain populous counties; providing for taxes and the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1538 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation of a commercial and industrial development zone; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1792 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to towing and storage of a commercial motor vehicle for which certain coverage exists under a commercial motor vehicle insurance policy. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2027 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to persons who distribute certain alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2037 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to transportation of liquor by certain alcoholic beverage permit holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2038 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the transportation of alcoholic beverages by certain permit holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3018 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3091 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to motor vehicle inspection facilities near the border of this state and Mexico. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3375 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the inspection of motor carriers before they leave a port of entry onto the public roads in a county greater than three million. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3551 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to inspection of commercial vehicles from across the border. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HCR 9 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to collaborate with Mexico to develop and implement an electronic check and clearance system at border crossings in Mexico, including weigh-in motion technology. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 220 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the regulation and enforcement of weight limitations and safety standards for certain motor vehicles and the enforcement of certain other traffic laws; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 310 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 468 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones in certain populous counties; providing for taxes and the issuance of bonds. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 781 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to a county's authority to prohibit the travel of certain commercial trucks during certain periods. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 889 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the operation of certain overweight vehicles on a highway; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1559 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to motor vehicle inspection facilities near the border of this state and Mexico. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SCR 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to collaborate with Mexico to develop and implement an electronic check and clearance system at border crossings in Mexico, including weigh-in motion technology. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Transportation
SCR 75 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 310. Signed by the Governor
HB 495 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to the establishment and maintenance of one-stop border inspection stations. House: Transportation Considered in Calendars
HB 1744 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to additional equipment requirements for school buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2005 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the maximum weight of load for vehicles and the powers of weight enforcement officers. House: Transportation Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2400 76-0 (1999) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al. Relating to the regulation of motor carriers. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2465 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the powers of a limited liability company. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 749 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the enforcement of weight limits for vehicles in a port-of-entry between Texas and Mexico. House: Transportation
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 775 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to the regulation of motor carriers. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 913 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and maintenance of one-stop border inspection stations by the Texas Department of Transportation in Brownsville, Laredo, and El Paso. House: Transportation
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 945 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the powers of a limited liability company. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 186 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the requirement that the person in charge of a railroad locomotive sound a whistle, air whistle, or air siren and ring a bell at the intersection of the railway and certain roads and streets. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 393 75-0 (1997) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to restricting the use of designated lanes of certain highways. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1166 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to municipal regulations concerning insurance for taxicabs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1418 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the regulation of motor carriers of household goods; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1857 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the regulation of foreign involvement in commercial motor transportation; providing administrative penalties. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2068 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the regulation of commercial motor vehicles; providing civil, administrative, and criminal penalties. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3092 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to equipment requirements for certain buses. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3249 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to school buses; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3341 75-0 (1997) Author: Siebert, Bill Relating to the regulation of motor carriers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3443 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to financing of public transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 689 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the regulation of motor carriers of household goods. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 773 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Mowery, Anna
Relating to restricting the use of designated lanes of certain highways. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1351 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the regulation of foreign involvement in commercial motor transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Point of order sustained
SB 1486 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to the regulation of motor carriers. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 208 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the regulation of tour bus companies. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 209 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the regulation of tour bus companies. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 536 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the penalty for exceeding a maximum prima facie speed limit by operators of certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 962 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to the regulation of commercial carriers; providing civil, administrative, and criminal penalties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2517 74-0 (1995) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to contractual indemnification provisions in motor carrier contracts. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2806 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the safety of public school students riding on transportation company or system buses. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3033 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to a certificate of convenience and public necessity issued to a motor carrier. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 3 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to the regulation of motor carriers; providing civil, administrative, and criminal penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 480 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas over pipeline safety. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1420 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to temporary registration permits for commercial motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1579 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to the liability of private persons who contract for the transportation of public school children. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 73 73-0 (1993) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Texas High-Speed Rail Authority. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 331 73-0 (1993) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the duty of a commercial air carrier to notify passengers of threats of violence against aircraft operated by the carrier. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 477 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to application of the sales and use tax to bus tours. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HB 1055 73-0 (1993) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the transportation of voters to the polls. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1092 73-0 (1993) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the punishment for certain criminal offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system and the regulation of alcoholic beverages on the property of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1156 73-0 (1993) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the maximum deviation from the base rate that a motor carrier may charge. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1339 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to allowing a limited partnership to operate as a common carrier for the transportation by pipeline of certain materials. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1558 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to the motor fuel tax exemption for railroads and allocating revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1856 73-0 (1993) Author: Flores, Yolanda Relating to the tort liability of transportation entities providing public transportation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1867 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the regulation of motor carriers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2266 73-0 (1993) Author: Flores, Yolanda | et. al. Relating to the liability of certain transportation entities providing public transportation. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2288 73-0 (1993) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the regulation of charter bus companies. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HCR 122 73-0 (1993) Author: Black, Layton Urging Capital Metro to not locate a light rail system along the Congress Avenue approach to the Capitol. House: House Administration Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 457 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Relating to the regulation of motor carriers. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 606 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the liability of certain transportation entities providing public transportation. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SB 680 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to allowing a limited partnership to operate as a common carrier for the transportation by pipeline of certain materials. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 787 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas High-Speed Rail Authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
SB 966 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Black, Layton
Relating to notice given to residents or landowners by a common carrier. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1096 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the punishment for certain criminal offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system and the regulation of alcoholic beverages on the premises of certain metropolitan transit authorities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1128 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the minimum population requirements for allowing peace officers to enforce state and federal hazardous materials regulations and state and federal motor carriers safety regulations. House: Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1313 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to the regulation of motor carriers; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1402 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the regulation of charter bus companies. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 37 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple | et. al.
Relating to prohibited practices concerning taxicab fares; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 40 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the duty of a commercial air carrier to notify passengers of threats against aircraft operated by the carrier. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 132 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the declaration of an LP gas emergency temporarily suspending certain transportation requirements. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 319 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the areas of operation of certain foreign motor carriers operating in this state. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 359 72-0 (1991) Author: Taylor, M.A.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to allowing a school district to obtain criminal history information on bus drivers employed by public or commercial transportation companies that contract with the district. House: Public Safety
Senate: Education
Postponed in committee
HB 439 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the railroad commission's regulation of the transportation of oil field equipment for hire when a highway between two or more municipalities is not traversed. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 709 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to safety equipment on school buses. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1133 72-0 (1991) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to motor transportation brokers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1222 72-0 (1991) Author: Watkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the regulation of transporters of water, drilling mud, and oil field liquids. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1356 72-0 (1991) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the regulation of pipelines for the transportation of hydrogen. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1390 72-0 (1991) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to regulation of motor carriers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1411 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy | et. al.
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to regulation of persons transporting newspapers, newspaper supplements, or magazines for recycling. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Record vote
HB 1603 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the regulation of motor carriers transporting property incidental to the performance of oil field services. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1749 72-0 (1991) Author: Ovard, A.R. Relating to the offense of aggravated assault of an operator of a mass transportation vehicle or taxicab. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2454 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the regulation of transporting of oil field equipment incidental and directly in connection with the performance of oil field services. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2553 72-0 (1991) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the services and businesses eligible to hold an agricultural permit for transportation of agricultural commodities. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 137 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to safety equipment on school buses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 691 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple
Sponsor: Russell, Sam
Relating to insurance coverage required to be provided by motor carriers for employees so as to enable motor carriers to provide accidental insurance coverage as an alternative to workers' compensation insurance. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 1196 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the regulation of transporters of water, drilling mud, and oil field liquids. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Transportation
HB 258 71-0 (1989) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the addition of independent ginning services to other ginning services eligible to hold an agricultural permit. House: Agriculture & Livestock Pending in committee
HB 269 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to highway signs directing persons to passenger train stations. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 750 71-0 (1989) Author: Russell, Sam | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to length limitations for operating motor buses on public highways. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 909 71-0 (1989) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the establishment of rates and charges to be assessed by motor bus companies; providing penalties. House: Transportation Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 964 71-0 (1989) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to access by handicapped persons to mass transit systems. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1381 71-0 (1989) Author: Waterfield, Richard | et. al. Relating to the services and businesses eligible to hold an agricultural permit for transportation of agricultural commodities. House: Agriculture & Livestock 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1840 71-0 (1989) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the unlawful interference with a school bus. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1899 71-0 (1989) Author: Watkins, Gary Relating to well-servicing units and self-powered drilling rigs. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1935 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the issuance of a commercial driver's license and certain information required to be provided by the Department of Public Safety; providing penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2021 71-0 (1989) Author: Pierce, George | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements for certain railroad companies that transport hazardous materials. House: Transportation Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2175 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the duty of a commercial air carrier to notify passengers of threats against aircraft operated by the carrier. House: Transportation Pending in committee
HB 2545 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to access by disabled persons to mass transit systems. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2611 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain motor carriers; conferring regulatory authority to the Public Safety Commission and requiring actions by the secretary of state. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2968 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the areas of operation of certain foreign motor carriers operating in this state. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 3021 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to prohibited practices concerning taxicab fares; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 3022 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to notice of a telephone number taxicab passengers may use to comment on service; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HCR 19 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Memorializing Congress not to reduce funding of Amtrak service. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 430 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the establishment of rates and charges to be assessed by motor bus companies; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 562 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to length limitations for operating motor buses on public highways. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 789 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the creation of the offense of interference with railroad property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 955 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to the issuance of a commercial driver's license; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 975 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the definition of an agency or representative of a railroad corporation. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1101 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Pierce, George
Relating to reporting requirements for certain railroad companies that transport hazardous materials. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1115 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Watkins, Gary
Relating to well-servicing units and self-powered drilling rigs. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1376 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain motor carriers; conferring regulatory authority to the Public Safety Commission and requiring actions by the secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1582 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to access by disabled persons to mass transit systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1651 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles used to transport clients of certain agencies from motor bus regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas and to insurance standards for those vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1728 71-0 (1989) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to direct payment of the cost of holding certain hearings at locations other than Austin; authorizing an appropriation. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 332 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to adopt rules regarding the qualifications of certain drivers and the safe operation of certain motor vehicles; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Safety Referred to subcommittee
HB 485 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of the intangible property of certain transportation businesses and the application of certain occupation taxes to those businesses. House: Ways & Means Effective immediately
HB 712 70-0 (1987) Author: Taylor, M.A. Relating to persons subject to state regulation as motor carriers, specialized motor carriers, or contract carriers. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 769 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the regulation and registration of certain motor carriers by the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing penalties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 787 70-0 (1987) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to the requirements for operating as a motor carrier. House: Transportation Pending in committee
HB 908 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to regulations of certain motor carriers; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/88
HB 1835 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to property damage and liability insurance for motor bus operators. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2273 70-0 (1987) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to regulation of distributors who transport donated USDA commodities under contract with a state agency. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 252 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to regulation of contract motor carriers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 407 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the requirements for operating as a motor carrier. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 520 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to regulations of certain motor carriers; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 564 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to the regulation by municipalities of certain private for-hire vehicles, however propelled, providing passenger taxicab transportation services; authorizing the regulation by municipalities of such services. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 595 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the establishment of rates or charges to be assessed by motor carriers and to regulation of certain distributors; providing for penalties and an appropriation. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 731 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of persons transporting certain agricultural products. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Pending in committee
SB 783 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to property damage and liability insurance for motor bus operators. Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
SB 862 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard
Sponsor: Johnson, Cliff
Relating to the regulation of motor buses transporting railroad crews. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1213 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to insurance required as a condition for obtaining a permit, license, or other authorization from the Railroad Commission of Texas to become a motor bus carrier. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1214 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to insurance required as a condition for obtaining a permit, license, or other authorization from the Railroad Commission of Texas to become a motor carrier. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1286 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to the qualifications of school bus drivers for hearing impaired students. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1339 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Ciro
Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from motor bus regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas and to insurance standards for the vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 198 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to requiring sanitary conditions on common carriers. House: Transportation Postponed in committee
HB 491 69-0 (1985) Author: Arnold, Gordon "Doc" Relating to the regulation of certain carriers of currency and similar items. House: Transportation Subcommittee meeting canceled
HB 583 69-0 (1985) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the definition of a motor bus company for purposes of regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Transportation Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 610 69-0 (1985) Author: Emmett, Ed Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to adopt rules regarding the operation of certain motor vehicles on public highways; providing a penalty. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 883 69-0 (1985) Author: Emmett, Ed Relating to the requirements for operating as a motor carrier. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 961 69-0 (1985) Author: Emmett, Ed Relating to the requirements for operating as a motor carrier. House: Transportation Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 1007 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to county regulation of persons who transport certain waste materials from one location to another; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 1066 69-0 (1985) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the application of gross weight limits on certain public highways for a vehicle transporting timber products in their natural state. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 1067 69-0 (1985) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the weight limits to vehicles transporting, on public roads, timber products in their natural state. House: Transportation Coauthor authorized
HB 1336 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the regulation of taxicabs operating at certain airports. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1645 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the regulation of motor carriers; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1690 69-0 (1985) Author: Taylor, M.A. Relating to filing leases of commercial motor vehicles and truck-tractors with the State. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1735 69-0 (1985) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the enforcement of certain vehicle weight limitations; providing penalties. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1841 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to the issuance of an annual permit authorizing the operation of certain overweight motor vehicle combinations. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1962 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to adopt rules regarding the safe operation of certain motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2032 69-0 (1985) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to the regulation of motor carriers; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2123 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the regulation of the Railroad Commission of Texas of persons transporting certain waste products. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2153 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to motor vehicles used to transport or manufacture concrete. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 16 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to application of width regulations to certain vehicles traveling on public highways. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 17 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the registration of a commercial motor vehicle or a semitrailer used in combination with a commercial motor vehicle used primarily for farm purposes. Senate: State Affairs Record vote
SB 228 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Arnold, Gordon "Doc"
Relating to the regulation of certain carriers of currency, coin, securities, and certain other items. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 298 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles funded through the Texas Department of Aging to provide transportation to the elderly and to insurance standards for the vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 332 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to requiring identifying markings on certain motor vehicles; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 347 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to adopt rules regarding the operation of certain motor vehicles on public highways; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 488 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of persons transporting a mobile classroom or simulator driver education unit; requiring certain insurance coverage. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 506 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to application of weight and size limitations to the movement of certain vehicles on public highways and to application for, issuance, and use of permits required for heavy loads and over-sized equipment. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 554 69-0 (1985) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the requirements for operating as a motor carrier. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 582 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to regulation of contract motor carriers. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/amendments
SB 740 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to taxation of motor fuels by certain interstate truckers and the provision of allowances therefore; amending certain requirements for credits or refunds of taxes paid by certain interstate truckers; amendment of evidence of delivery diesel fuel into fuel supply tanks; amendment of exceptions to imposition of motor fuel taxes applicable on gasoline brought into the state in certain vehicles; declaring an emergency. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 748 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the regulation of taxicabs operating at certain airports. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 820 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Emmett, Ed
Relating to the definition of the terms "motor carrier" and "contract carrier". House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 857 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of persons transporting certain sugar products. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Postponed in committee
SB 1062 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the requirements for operating as a motor carrier. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 1141 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to motor vehicles used to transport or manufacture concrete. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 691 68-0 (1983) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the enforcement of certain vehicle weight limitations. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 711 68-0 (1983) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the regulation of motor carriers. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 817 68-0 (1983) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob" Relating to the motor fuel tax requirement of surety bonds for interstate truckers. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1114 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the enforcement of certain vehicle weight limitations; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1232 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the regulation of job protection insurance; providing penalties. House: Insurance Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1601 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, Lanny
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to length limitations on certain motor vehicles and combinations of vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1602 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, Lanny
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to width limitations on motor vehicles on certain highways. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1764 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to regulation of motor carriers of certain commodities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1897 68-0 (1983) Author: Hanna, Joe Relating to requiring manifests for oil tanker vehicles; providing a penalty. House: Energy Referred to Committee on Energy
HB 1966 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the operation of vehicles used to transport solid waste; prescribing load limits. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1989 68-0 (1983) Author: Pierce, George Relating to regulation of wrecker operators. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Committee on Urban Affairs
SB 570 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Valles, Robert "Bob"
Relating to the motor fuel tax requirement of surety bonds for interstate truckers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 617 68-0 (1983) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Hanna, Joe
Relating to regulation of compressed natural gas and licensing of and insurance coverage for persons engaged in certain work and rules governing registration and identification of motor vehicles using or transporting compressed natural gas; prescribing the powers and duties of the Railroad Commission of Texas and the Department of Public Safety; authorizing certain fees; providing for hearings and judicial review; providing enforcement procedures and civil and criminal penalties. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 672 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to regulation of wrecker operators. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Record vote
SB 1049 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to an extended temporary permit for the transporting of raw farm products only from the farm to elevators and markets and to fees for permits. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
SB 28 68-1 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to the regulation of taxicabs serving airports. House: Energy
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 121 68-2 (1984) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the imposition of court costs and fines for convictions and deferred adjudications arising from violations of motor vehicle weight limits, and to an appropriation to the Department of Public Safety. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Motion withdrawn
HB 124 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the carrying of weapons by taxicab drivers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 172 67-0 (1981) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to identification marks on vehicles used in transporting certain loose materials. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 278 67-0 (1981) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to the operation of a vehicle marked as a school bus. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 432 67-0 (1981) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to operate as a motor carrier. House: Transportation No action taken
HB 448 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to filing leases of commercial motor vehicles and truck-tractors with the state. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 599 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, Lanny
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to cab card and other identification for motor carriers. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 712 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the antitrust immunity of motor carrier, motor bus company, and railroad associations; requiring the Railroad Commission of Texas to establish collective rate making procedures for all commodities and services. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 744 67-0 (1981) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the application of motor bus transportation regulations to ride-sharing arrangements. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 793 67-0 (1981) Author: Emmett, Ed
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to regulation of vehicles hauling loose materials. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Record vote
HB 917 67-0 (1981) Author: Polk, Mary
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to motor vehicle sales and use tax on motor carriers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1009 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to motor vehicle sales and use tax on motor carriers. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1116 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to operate as a motor carrier. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 1129 67-0 (1981) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the railroad commission's jurisdiction over motor carriers hauling asphalt, gravel sand or caliche. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1199 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to regulation of carbon dioxide pipelines as common carriers. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1263 67-0 (1981) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to regulation of the transportation, not as a primary business, of goods. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1264 67-0 (1981) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to rates charged by contract motor carriers. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1265 67-0 (1981) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to regulation of specialized motor carriers and certain carriers of commodities in bulk. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1266 67-0 (1981) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to regulation of motor carriers of certain commodities. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1314 67-0 (1981) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the regulation of motor carriers. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2009 67-0 (1981) Author: Eikenburg, Frank
Sponsor: Travis, Dee
Relating to the enforcement of certain vehicle weight limitations. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Removed from local and uncontested calendar
HB 2027 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to regulation of certain natural gas pipelines as common carriers. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2034 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John Relating to permits for the movement on state highways of certain overweight or oversized motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2049 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, Lanny Relating to identification markings of special mobile equipment. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2055 67-0 (1981) Author: Cain, David Relating to the regulation of motor-bus transportation of passengers on the public highways. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2078 67-0 (1981) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to authorizing certain cities to construct transportation facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2161 67-0 (1981) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to an exemption from the gasoline and diesel fuel taxes for motor fuel used in church buses and to the registration of church buses. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 2202 67-0 (1981) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to inclusion of certian motor busses and motor trucks under the state motor-vehicle assigned risk plan. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2287 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to the licensing and regulation of motor transportation brokers by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Transportation Postponed
HB 2392 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to the transportation of anhydrous ammonia. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
SB 282 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Nowlin, James
Relating to the application of motor bus transportation regulations to certain nonprofit ride-sharing arrangements. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 481 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to motor vehicle sales and use tax on motor carriers. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 513 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to operate as a motor carrier. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 530 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to collective ratemaking procedures for all commodities and services regulated by the railroad commission. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 552 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to motor vehicle sales and use tax on motor carriers. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 829 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to regulation of carbon dioxide pipelines as common carriers. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 954 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H. Authorizing the construction and equipment of passenger and shipping terminals, stations and related facilities in addition to or in combination with off-street parking facilities, permitting the sale, lease or other disposition of unneeded subsurface of and air rights above such facilities, and enacting other provisions related to the subject, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1261 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to inclusion of certain motor busses and motor trucks under the state motor-vehicle assigned risk plan. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 7 67-3 (1982) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to regulation of certain natural gas pipelines as common carriers. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 178 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the carrying of weapons by taxicab drivers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 430 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Albert Relating to regulation of motor carriers. House: Transportation Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 456 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the regulation under motor carrier law of persons transporting certain agricultural commodities. House: Transportation Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 730 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the railroad commission's jurisdiction over motor carriers hauling asphalt or caliche. House: Transportation Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 911 66-0 (1979) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to identification marks on vehicles used in transporting certain loose materials. House: Transportation Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 940 66-0 (1979) Author: Semos, Chris V.
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the taxation of certain buses and repair and replacement parts for certain buses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Read third time
HB 1028 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the antitrust immunity of motor carriers, motor bus companies, railroads, and their associations. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1066 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the covering of vehicles hauling loose materials. House: Transportation Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1097 66-0 (1979) Author: Emmett, Ed Relating to regulation of vehicles hauling loose materials; providing penalty. House: Transportation Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1187 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to regulation of motor carriers. House: Transportation Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1335 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to regulation of natural gas pipelines as common carriers. House: Energy Resources Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 1341 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the operation of a commercial motor vehicle or truck tractor under a lease, memorandum, or agreement. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1924 66-0 (1979) Author: Grubbs, Walter B.
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to suspension of a driver's license and employment of a person without a license. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1941 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to eligibility for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to operate as a restricted parcel motor carrier. House: Transportation Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 2026 66-0 (1979) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to restrictions applicable to occupational driver's licenses. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2075 66-0 (1979) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the transportation of certain agricultural commodities in their natural state. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2117 66-0 (1979) Author: Hartung, Frank Relating to operation of an unsafely loaded vehicle; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 84 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the regulation of vehicles hauling loose materials and the measure of damages resulting from violations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 417 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to the antitrust immunity under certain circumstances of motor carriers, motor bus companies, and railroads and their associations; confirming authority in the Railroad Commission of Texas to require commission approval of agreements between carriers relating to joint consideration and petitions proposing establishment of just and reasonable rates, charges, and classifications; placing certain duties on motor carriers, motor bus companies, and railroads with respect to group action through rates or joint rates. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 722 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to regulation of certain natural gas pipelines as common carriers. Senate: Natural Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 742 66-0 (1979) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to the taxation of certain buses and repair and replacement parts for certain buses. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 756 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to regulation of motor carriers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 1208 66-0 (1979) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to eligibility for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to operate as a motor carrier. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 223 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the maximum width of certain buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 431 65-0 (1977) Author: Hanna, Joe Relating to the powers and duties of certain pipeline companies for the transportation of coal and to the regulation of these pipeline companies. House: Energy Resources Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 542 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to the regulation of vehicles hauling loose materials and the measure of damages resulting from violations. House: Transportation Referred to Subcommittee on Motor Transportation
HB 770 65-0 (1977) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to the operation of vehicles used to transport ready-mixed concrete. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 821 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to carrying of weapons by taxicab drivers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 827 65-0 (1977) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to activities exempted from the railroad commission's jurisdiction over common carriers. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 879 65-0 (1977) Author: Simpson, Bob
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Relating to operation of a commercial motor vehicle or truck tractor by a person other than the owner or his agent. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 960 65-0 (1977) Author: Kaster, James J. Relating to eligibility for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to operate as a restricted parcel motor carrier. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1026 65-0 (1977) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the exclusion of certain persons transporting Cornish hens or commercial broilers from the Railroad Commission's jurisdiction over motor carriers. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1345 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the cargo of loaded motor vehicles found to exceed weight limits. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1485 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to certificates of title for certain vehicles. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 1534 65-0 (1977) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the exclusion of certain persons transporting solid waste from the railroad commission's jurisdiction over motor carriers. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 1652 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to the transportation of certain commodities; providing penalties. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1934 65-0 (1977) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to holders of and applicants for certificates of public convenience and necessity or permits to transport mobile homes, house trailers, cabin trailers, or bungalow trailers as contract carriers or common carriers. House: Transportation Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1949 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Removing the requirement for certified mail receipt of acknowledgment leters; and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1953 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Relating to liability insurance under an assigned risk plan for those who operate motor carriers. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 1964 65-0 (1977) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the issuance of certificates and permits to motor carriers. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2102 65-0 (1977) Author: Laney, James Relating to registration fees for certain farm vehicles and vehicles used with semitrailers. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 2263 65-0 (1977) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to activities exempted from the Railroad Commission's jurisdiction over common carriers. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
SB 56 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the maximum width of buses operated in certain cities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on table subject to call
SB 76 65-0 (1977) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Adams, Herman
To exempt motor vehicles loaded with timber and pulp wood or agricultural products in their natural state being trasported from the place of production to the place of market or first processing from the unloading requirement. House: Transportation
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 172 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to requiring certain information relating to the payment of property taxes on mobile homes to be presented to holder of certificates and permits issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas before moving or transporting of a mobile home; providing for records; providing for revocation of certificates of convenience and necessity and certain permits. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 185 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Hanna, Joe
Relating to the definition, powers, duties of certain pipeline carriers for the transportation of coal and to the regulation of these pipeline carriers as common carriers; providing the respective authority, powers, and duiteis of the Railroad Commission of Texas, the Texas Water Rights Commission, and the Texas Water Quality Board with reference to such regulation. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 223 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to the maximum width of certain buses. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 257 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the regulation of vehicles hauling loose materials and the measure of damages resulting from violations. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 290 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Agnich, Fred
Relating to the transportation and storage of certain wild animals and birds and the inspection of facilities for storage thereof. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 412 65-0 (1977) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Relating to the operation of vehicles used to transport ready-mixed concrete; prescribing load limits; giving authority to governing bodies of counties, cities, and towns to further regulate such vehicles and to require bonds of their owners; stating the relationship of this Act to federal law. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 526 65-0 (1977) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Davis, Bob
Relating to activities exempted from the railroad commission's jurisdiction over common carriers. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 720 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to operation of a commercial motor vehicle or truck tractor by a person other than the owner or his agent. Senate: Economic Development Laid on table subject to call
SB 1326 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to activities exempted from the Railroad Commission's jurisdiction over common carriers. Senate: Economic Development Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 827 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the authority of certain home-rule cities to issue a temporary permit to a person with an operator's license to operate a taxicab. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 906 64-0 (1975) Author: Korioth, A.J. "Al" Relating to the operation of motor propelled passenger vehicles within the limits of adjacent and abutting cities, towns, or villages. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 955 64-0 (1975) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to for hire transportation of mobile homes. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1086 64-0 (1975) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to the regulation of certain natural gas pipeline utilities as common carriers. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1508 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Amending Chapter 314, General Laws, Acts of the 41st Legislature, Regular Session, 1929, as heretofore amended (now codified as Article 911b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) by the addition thereto of a new section providing that the terms "Motor Carrier" and "Specialized Motor Carrier" as used in Section 1 of the aforesaid Act (Article 911b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) shall apply to and include all persons who for compensation or hire transport bulk or unprocessed uranium ore over the public highways of this State, irrespective of whether, in the course of such transportation, a highway between two or more cities, towns, or villages is traversed. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 2214 64-0 (1975) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the requirement that motor carriers attach and display identification plates on vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 47 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the authority of a home-rule city to issue a temporary permit to a person to operate a taxicab with an operator's license. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably
SB 89 64-0 (1975) Author: Hance, Kent
Sponsor: Nugent, James E.
Relating to weight limits for certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 357 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don Relating to the transporting of mobile homes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 645 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the Special Use Tax Exemptions for taxable personal property acquired outside the State of Texas and brought into Texas for use by licensed and certified carriers; providing an effective date. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 727 64-0 (1975) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to exemptions from the definitions of "motor carrier" and "contract carrier." Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 941 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to requiring certain information relating to the payment of property taxes on mobile homes to be presented to holders of certificates and permits issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas before the moving or transporting of a mobile home; providing for records; providing for revocation of certificates of convenience and necessity and certain permits. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 54 63-0 (1973) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to the towing of vehicles by certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 75 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to the use of flashing red signal lights on church buses; requiring drivers of other vehicles to stop when approaching a church bus under certain circumstances. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee
HB 122 63-0 (1973) Author: Geiger, Richard S. Relating to the motor fuel and diesel fuel tax paid by certain transit companies; amending Article 9.05, 9.14, 10.03, and 10.06, Title 122A, Taxation - General, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended; and declaring an emergency. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 181 63-0 (1973) Author: Bigham, John R.
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to the towing of vehicles by certain motor vehicles; amending Subsection (c) of, and adding Subsection (c-1) to Section 3, Chapter 42, Acts of the 41st Legislature, 2nd Called Session, 1929, as amended (Article 827a, Vernon's Texas Penal Code); and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HB 332 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to certain requirements applicable to common carriers transporting or transmitting certain hazardous materials capable of causing pollution. House: Environmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 384 63-0 (1973) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to exempting from property taxes certain passenger cars, motorcycles, and certain commercial motor vehicles. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 424 63-0 (1973) Author: McDonald, Felix Relating to temporary permits for certain commercial motor vehicles, trailers, and semitrailers. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee
HB 1207 63-0 (1973) Author: Tupper, Jr., Charles Relating to the renewal of chauffeur's licenses and to the designation of bus drivers as chauffeurs regardless of whether compensated or not. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1235 63-0 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the transportation of certain motor vehicles; and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HR 175 63-0 (1973) Author: Hilliard, Bill Requesting House Transportation Committee to study engineering standards for trucks, and buses, etc. House: Transportation
SB 3 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Baker, Andrew Z.
Relating to the use of flashing red signal lights on church buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 165 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Don Relating to the transporting of mobile homes. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 185 63-0 (1973) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: McDonald, Felix
Relating to temporary permits for certain commercial motor vehicle, trailers, and semitrailers; making special provisions as to permits for importation of citrus fruit; increasing fee for such permits; providing a severability clause. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 260 63-0 (1973) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc"
Sponsor: Nugent, James E.
Specifying the fund or funds from which salaries, wages, fees, and traveling expenses may be paid; vesting the Railroad Commission of Texas with discretionary authority to have inspections or audits of records and accounts of motor carrier companies whose principal office is located outside the State of Texas made at such out-of-state office, and to require the companies to bear travel expense of the commission, its employees, agents, or representatives incurred in such audit or inspection; providing for deposit and reappropriation of funds received in connection with out-of-state audits. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 953 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to requiring certain information relating to the payment of property taxes on mobile homes to be presented to holders of certificates and permits issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas before the moving or transporting of a mobile home; providing for records; providing for revocation of certificates of convenience and necessity and certain permits. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably as amended
HB 61 62-0 (1971) Author: Dramberger, A.L. "Tony" Relating to restrictions on loads of commercial motor vehicles transporting dirt, sand, gravel, or similar loose materials.
HB 91 62-0 (1971) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to the penalty for a person driving while his operator's, commercial operator's or chauffeur's license or nonresident driving privilege is cancelled, suspended, or revoked.
HB 93 62-0 (1971) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to expanding the authority of the department of public safety to suspend operator, commercial operator, and chauffeur licenses upon the failure of a license holder to submit to a reexamination upon direction.
HB 111 62-0 (1971) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to prescribing a maximum time period for the disposition of property damage claims resulting from transporting property for compensation or hire by a specialized motor carrier which transports household goods and used office furniture and equipment by a motor carrier or a contract carrier; prescribing a penalty.
HB 115 62-0 (1971) Author: Pickens, Ace
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to exempting from certain statutes such vehicles or combinations of vehicles used exclusively to transport poles or pipe used in oil field operations.
HB 165 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. | et. al. Relating to requiring applicants for renewal of operator's, commercial operator's, or chauffeur's licenses to make verified statements of whether or not they are subject to Texas arrest warrants for moving traffic offenses.
HB 224 62-0 (1971) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Hall, Ralph
Relating to providing that certain truck tractors or commercial motor vehicles and semitrailers be registered in combination and establishing the registration fee rate therefor, providing an effective date for this Act.
HB 295 62-0 (1971) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Relating to removing authority to issue a special combination operator and commercial operator restricted license to certain persons.
HB 639 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to temporary permits for certain commercial motor vehicles.
HB 696 62-0 (1971) Author: Wayne, Ralph | et. al. Relating to granting permits to, and regulating persons who, haul agricultural products in their natural state; prescribing penalties. ("Agricultural Products Haulers Permit Act")
HB 712 62-0 (1971) Author: Bass, Bill Relating to the registration of farm trailers and farm semitrailers operated or moved temporarily upon the highways.
HB 759 62-0 (1971) Author: Cavness, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to restrictions on loads of motor vehicles transporting dirt, sand, gravel, wood chips, certain agricultural products, or certain other loose materials with certain exceptions; providing a penalty.
HB 845 62-0 (1971) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to carriers regulated by the Interstate Commerce Commission; providing for severability.
HB 899 62-0 (1971) Author: Harding, Forrest A. | et. al. Relating to giving the State Board of Insurance the power to adopt rules and regulations relating to the safe operation of mobile service units.
HB 1302 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to common carriers transporting or transmitting certain hazardous materials capable of causing pollution.
HB 1317 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwood, A.C. "Bud" Relating to issuance of agricultural hauler's permits by the Railroad Commission to persons engaged exclusively in the business of hauling agricultural products in their natural state by motor-propelled vehicles over public highways.
HB 1322 62-0 (1971) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to authorizing the deposit of a Texas motor vehicle operator's license with an arresting officer in lieu of other security or promises to appear at a subsequent trial.
HB 1408 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to exemption of persons hauling certain agricultural commodities from regulation by the Railroad Commission.
HB 1432 62-0 (1971) Author: Orr, Fred Relating to amending the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways relating to covering of certain loads on trucks and railroads.
HB 1776 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwood, A.C. "Bud" | et. al. Relating to validating certain actions of the Railroad Commission relating to the transportation of agricultural products in their natural state.
SB 285 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to authorizing motor bus companies and motor carriers to purchase, through an assigned risk plan, insurance required.
SB 316 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Burgess, Steve
Relating to exempting the operator of certain motor vehicles from the requirement of obtaining a commercial operators license.
SB 342 62-0 (1971) Author: Bates, James S. Relating to temporary permits for certain commercial motor vehicles.
SB 349 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Relating to permitting residents of Canada to apply for temporary permits for the operation of commercial motor vehicles.
SB 350 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Relating to the hauling of harvesting machinery under a temporary motor vehicle registration permit.
SB 351 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Relating to the issuance of short-term commercial vehicle permits to haul loads of larger tonnage.
SB 374 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. | et. al. Relating to the authorization for transportation companies which operate in municipalities of the State to set special rates or fares for persons who are over the age of 65 or who are blind or disabled.
SB 476 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Relating to providing that certain persons transporting agricultural commodities are not required to hold a commercial driver's license.
SB 478 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to prima facie speed limits or certain vehicles.
SB 482 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to regulation of the possession, transportation, and use of explosives; providing penalties and other sanctions.
SB 503 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim Relating to including within the defintion of employer carriers regulated by the Interstate Commerce Commission.
SB 863 62-0 (1971) Author: Bridges, Ronald W. Relating to the transporting of mobile homes.
SB 961 62-0 (1971) Author: Bates, James S.
Sponsor: Atwood, A.C. "Bud"
Relating to validating certain actions of the Railroad Commission relating to the transportation of agricultural products in their natural state.
HB 104 61-0 (1969) Author: Pickens, Franklin Ace Relating to fixing the penalty for transporting by motor vehicle for compensation or hire without first having obtained a certificate or permit from the Texas Railroad Commission when said certificate or permit is required by statute, or for aiding or abetting such operation.
HB 194 61-0 (1969) Author: Cummings, Russell Bennett Relating to restrictions on licenses for drivers of public or common carrier motor vehicles.
HB 271 61-0 (1969) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to the definition of employer carriers regulated by the Interstate Commerce Commission; providing severability.
HB 313 61-0 (1969) Author: Wright, John Relating to exempting the operator of certain motor vehicles from the requirement of obtaining a commercial operators license; providing a savings clause.
HB 433 61-0 (1969) Author: Wright, John Relating to providing that carriers shall not be liable as at common law for loss, etc., to baggage and personal effects of passengers, transported incident to the carriage of persons, under certain conditions.
HB 436 61-0 (1969) Author: Cruz, Lauro | et. al. Relating to adopting rules and regulations governing the transportation of migrant agricultural workers within this state; providing for enforcement and penalties.
HB 593 61-0 (1969) Author: Burgess, Steve A. Relating to suspension or termination of certain services by motor carriers.
HB 600 61-0 (1969) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to amending Statutes pertaining to the delivery of new vehicles to include other vehicles such as house trailers, trailers and semitrailers.
HB 641 61-0 (1969) Author: Orr, Fred Relating to amending the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways relating to the covering of certain loads on trucks and trailers.
HB 1251 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwood, Alan C. "Bud" Relating to temporary permits for certain commercial motor vehicles.
HB 1252 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwood, Alan C. "Bud" | et. al. Relating to the issuance of agricultural products hauler's permits by the Railroad Commission to persons engaged exclusively in the business of hauling agricultural products in their natural state by motor-propelled vehicles over public highways.
SB 293 61-0 (1969) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to the issuance of agricultural products hauler's permits by the Railroad Commission to persons engaged exclusively in the business of hauling agricultural products in their natural state by motor-propelled vehicles over public highways.
SB 409 61-0 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to exempting the operator of certain motor vehicles from the requirement of obtaining a commercial operator's license.
HB 78 61-1 (1969) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to prescribing a maximum time period for the disposition of property damage claims resulting from transporting property for compensation or hire by a specialized motor carrier which transports household goods and used office furniture and equipment, by a motor carrier, or a contract carrier; prescribing a penalty; providing for attorneys' fees and court costs.
HB 86 61-1 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to requiring "caution" signs on certain motor vehicles tendering for retail sale certain food or drink preparations and requiring certain flashing devices to be installed and used on these vehicles; prescribing a penalty.
HB 20 61-2 (1969) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to prescribing a maximum time period for the disposition of property damage claims resulting from transporting property for compensation or hire by a specialized motor carrier which transports household goods and used office furniture and equipment by a motor carrier, or a contract carrier; prescribing a penalty; providing for attorneys' fees and court costs.
HB 45 61-2 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to requiring reflective "caution" signs on certain motor vehicles tendering for retail sale certain food or drink preparations and requiring certain flashing devices to be installed and used on these vehicles; prescribing a penalty.
HB 74 60-0 (1967) Author: Harris, Ed | et. al. Relating to repealing certain articles of the Penal Code so as to remove the requirement that railway companies and other intercity common carriers provide separate coaches or compartments for white and Negro passengers and to removing the requirement that whites and Negroes be segregated on buses.
HB 173 60-0 (1967) Author: Pickens, Franklin Ace Relating to fixing the penalty for transporting by motor vehicle for compensation or hire without first having obtained a certificate or permit from the Texas Railroad Commission when said certificate or permit from the Texas Railroad Commission is required by statute, or for aiding or abetting such operation.
HB 223 60-0 (1967) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to adopting rules and regulations governing the transportation of migrant agricultural workers within this state.
HB 507 60-0 (1967) Author: Schiller, Milton Joe Relating to amending certain acts authorizing the State Department of Health to enforce proper standards of sanitation and health on all bus lines, air lines or railroad lines, operating within the State of Texas.
HB 551 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to requiring proof of the date of birth and thumbprints or index fingerprints on an original application for an operator's, commercial operator's, or chauffeur's license; providing for a color photograph on licenses; providing for correction of licenses when there is a change of pertinent information; providing for expiration of all licenses on the anniversary of the birth date of the applicant.
HB 568 60-0 (1967) Author: Wayne, Ralph Erskine | et. al. Relating to the licensing of commercial driver-training schools, supervisory driver-training instructors, and driver-training instructors by the Department of Public Safety; providing a penalty.
HB 699 60-0 (1967) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for the issuance by the Railroad Commission of Texas of a motor carrier certificate or permit for the transporting in interstate commerce of fresh fruits or fresh vegetables from the initial packing point without the necessity of notice or hearing provided the applicant for such certificate or permit otherwise complies with all other requirements for obtaining same.
HB 782 60-0 (1967) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to certain changes in the expiration and renewal dates of an operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's license; altering the physical characteristics of the license certificate.
HB 832 60-0 (1967) Author: Pickens, Franklin Ace Relating to reports filed with the comptroller.
HB 1035 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending certain statute relating to transporting cigarettes and tax on stolen or lost cigarettes.
HB 1063 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwood, Alan C. "Bud" | et. al. Relating to temporary permits for certain commercial motor vehicles.
HB 1304 60-0 (1967) Author: Tarbox, Elmer Relating to imposing an occupation tax on motor carriers; exempting certain carriers.
SB 119 60-0 (1967) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to raising the standards for issuance and renewal of operators', commercial operators', and chauffeurs' licenses; increasing the penalties for violation of certain traffic laws; establishing driver training schools for rehabilitation of problem drivers.
SB 161 60-0 (1967) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to fixing the penalty for hauling or attempting to haul for compensation or hire without first having obtained a certificate or permit from the Texas Railroad Commission covering such operation when said certificate or permit from the Texas Railroad Commission is required by statute, or for aiding or abetting such operation.
SB 172 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending certain acts relating to vehicles carrying explosive substances or flammable or corrosive liquids as part of cargo stopping at Railroad Grade Crossings; providing exceptions.
SB 259 60-0 (1967) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to annual permits for moving mobile homes, travel trailers, and component parts over Texas highways.
SB 320 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to the permissible width of certain motor vehicles transporting unrefined timber from the point of origin to a wood processing mill.
SB 323 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to the extension of loads on certain motor vehicles beyond the rear of the vehicle.
SB 325 60-0 (1967) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to raising the minimum age requirement for an operator's, commercial operator's, or chauffeur's license; providing for issuance of restricted or beginners' operators', commercial operators', and chauffeurs' licenses.
SB 368 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to providing for issuance of an operator's, commercial operator's, or chauffeur's license of a distinguishing color to a license applicant under 21 years of age; providing for a color photograph of the holder on each license; raising the license fee.
SB 416 60-0 (1967) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to providing that certain operators of commercial motor vehicles are not required to obtain a commercial operator's license.
SB 508 60-0 (1967) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for temporary permits of motor vehicles transporting property between Mexico and counties of this state which have a boundary contiguous with Mexico.
HB 24 59-0 (1965) Author: Mutscher, Gus F. Relating to amending certain statutes respecting certain ratemaking procedures for carriers under the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 56 59-0 (1965) Author: Lewis, Ben H. Relating to the information contained in operators', commercial operators', and chauffeurs' licenses.
HB 153 59-0 (1965) Author: Traeger, John | et. al. Relating to raising the prima facie maximum speed limit for certain trucks.
HB 154 59-0 (1965) Author: Traeger, John | et. al. Relating to permitting a person holding a valid license as an operator to drive certain motor vehicles.
HB 248 59-0 (1965) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws pertaining to the liability of railroads and other carriers and providing that the carriers shall not be liable as at common law for loss, damage or injury to goods, wares and merchandise when transported on rates dependent upon a value declared in writing by the shipper or agreed upon in writing as the released value of the goods when authorized or required by order of the Railroad Commission.
HB 361 59-0 (1965) Author: Traeger, John Relating to amending certain acts by vesting the power and authority in the Commission to approve deposits by a motor carrier of United States Government bonds or cash, in lieu of bonds and/or insurance.
HB 557 59-0 (1965) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by excepting from the definition of "Motor Carrier" and "Contract Carrier" and to exempt from certain provisions any person transporting fresh fruits or fresh vegetables to points of first processing within certain areas upon the filing of certain insurance.
HB 558 59-0 (1965) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of motor transportation brokers by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 720 59-0 (1965) Author: Woods, Henry Jackson "Jack" Relating to authorizing and directing the Texas Highway Department to adopt rules, policies, procedures, and regulations for the purpose of issuing temporary permits to the owners or operators of motor-propelled vehicles when such motor-propelled vehicle and the operator thereof are to be engaged exclusively in the transportation of sand, gravel, dirt, caliche, shell, asphalt rock, crushed stone, hot-mix asphaltic concrete (not liquid asphalt), and aggregate, in bulk, when such commodities are being transported to or from the job site of any construction project being performed for or on the behalf of the Federal Government, the State of Texas, or of any political subdivision thereof.
HB 806 59-0 (1965) Author: Harrison, John Ray Related to amending certain Acts by requiring a common purchaser of crude oil to purchase oil offered it for purchase in the area served by its affiliated pipeline and connected gathering systems and to purchase ratable oil offered it for purchase.
HB 860 59-0 (1965) Author: Hefton, Don Warren Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing the State Department of Health to enforce proper standards of sanitation on all bus lines, airlines or railroad lines operating within the State of Texas.
HB 863 59-0 (1965) Author: Edwards, Elder McKenzie "Mack" Relating to the age of drivers of motor vehicles used as public or common carriers of persons.
HB 959 59-0 (1965) Author: Thompson, Fritz Relating to amending certain acts so as to exclude from the term transporting property for compensation or hire equipment furnished by the owner thereof, by lease, and when, during the same period of time the owner of the equipment furnished is employed to operate such equipment, and when such equipment and driver are to be used in certain situations.
HB 1047 59-0 (1965) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to certain vehicles; providing for the issuance of temporary permits and the conditions relating thereto; defining an offense and prescribing a penalty.
HB 1089 59-0 (1965) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to regulations concerning the length and operation of motor vehicles and combinations thereof used exclusively to transport poles, piling or unrefined timber from the point of origin to a wood processing mill.
HB 1124 59-0 (1965) Author: Wade, James Kuykendall "Jim" Relating to amending the "Motor Carrier Act" relating to transportation of property between municipalities and within certain commercial zones.
SB 60 59-0 (1965) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's licenses, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions.
SB 62 59-0 (1965) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to certain ratemaking procedures for carriers under the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 73 59-0 (1965) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending certain Act to except from the definition of "Motor Carrier" and "Contract Carrier" and to exempt from the provisions of the Act any person transporting fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, or flax straw to points of first processing within certain areas upon the filing of certain insurance.
SB 78 59-0 (1965) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending Statutes relating to Motor Carriers Transporting Property for Compensation or Hire to authorize owner to operate in transportation of sand, gravel, dirt, etc., in bulk for the Federal Government, State, etc., for airport and roadways thereof.
SB 79 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the transfer from the Comptroller and his authorized representatives to the Division of Weights and Measures of the Department of Agriculture, State of Texas of the function of measuring, calibrating, and determining the capacity in gallons of any vehicle tank or other container in which motor fuels, blending materials, liquefied gases and liquid fuels are transported.
SB 84 59-0 (1965) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to the licensing and regulation of motor transportation brokers by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 102 59-0 (1965) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain laws relative to the liability of railroads and other carriers; providing that the carriers shall not be liable as at common law for loss, damage or injury to goods, wares and merchandise when transported on rates dependent upon a value declared in writing by the shipper or agreed upon in writing as the released value of the goods when authorized or required by order of the Railroad Commission.
SB 447 59-0 (1965) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing the State Department of Health to enforce proper standards of sanitation on all bus lines, airlines or railroad lines operating within the State of Texas.
SB 470 59-0 (1965) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to amending the "Motor Carrier Act," relating to transportation of property between municipalities and within certain commercial zones.
SCR 97 59-0 (1965)
SCR 113 59-0 (1965)
SCR 114 59-0 (1965)
HB 31 58-0 (1963) Author: Fairchild, Robert Lewis | et. al. Relating to providing that the terms "Motor Carrier" and "Specialized Motor Carrier" shall apply to and include all for hire transportation of oil field equipment as defined, over the public highways of this State, outside the corporate limits of cities or towns, irrespective of whether, in the course of such transportation, a highway between two or more cities, towns or villages is traversed.
HB 62 58-0 (1963) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to excluding from the definition of "Specialized Motor Carrier" and "Specialized Equipment" wrecker type vehicles used incidental to or as an adjunct to the carrying on of primary business of buying, selling, exchanging, repairing, storing, servicing, or wrecking motor vehicles.
HB 208 58-0 (1963) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" Relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's licenses, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions.
HB 252 58-0 (1963) Author: Richardson, Jr., George L. "Skeet" Relating to providing that any person who operates pick-up trucks with a maximum load capacity of one-half (1/2) ton or less upon the highways of this state and who holds an operator's license shall not be required to procure a commercial operator's license; and omitting an obsolete exemption therein pertaining to World War II armed forces personnel.
HB 307 58-0 (1963) Author: Crews, David William Relating to creating a class of motor vehicle carriers to be known as "Restricted Motor Express Common Carriers."
HB 369 58-0 (1963) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to requiring identification signs on vehicles hauling citrus fruit in bulk and requiring that drivers of such vehicles have papers concerning the citrus fruit being hauled; providing for exemptions from such requirements; providing penalties for violations; providing an effective date.
HB 386 58-0 (1963) Author: Slack, Richard C. | et. al. Relating to defining the term "fertilizer trailer"; defining the term "operated or moved temporarily upon the highways"; exempting certain fertilizer trailers and certain trailers hauling cotton seed from the requirement of registration of trailers and from the regular registration fee of trailers.
HB 401 58-0 (1963) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" | et. al. Relating to adopting rules and regulations governing the transportation of migrant agricultural workers within this State; providing for enforcement and penalties.
HB 615 58-0 (1963) Author: Butler, Jerry Relating to providing that there shall be a partial exemption from license fees for truck tractors, semi-trailers, or low-boy trailers used exclusively in the transportation on the highways of their own soil conservation machinery or equipment used for certain purposes, and that owners of such vehicles may register not more than one vehicle at the reduced license fee, and that upon application for registration, the applicant shall submit an affidavit that the vehicle is to be used only for the stated purposes, and a certification by the County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee that the applicant has been approved as a vendor of conservation services or materials; providing any exempt vehicle moving and operating in violation of this Subsection shall be subject to regular registration fees and penalties prescribed by law.
HB 679 58-0 (1963) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to providing that it shall be lawful (as to length) to operate over the highways and roads a combination of vehicles designed and used exclusively for the transportation of automobiles, trucks and buses where the length of such combinations does not exceed sixty (60) feet and no trailer or semi-trailer in such combination exceeds the length of forty (40) feet.
HB 737 58-0 (1963) Author: Ritter, Jr., Jack Relating to providing that a warehouse or storage place operated by a common carrier or carrier holding a certificate or permit from the Railroad Commission shall not be considered a store or mercantile establishment under the Chain Store Tax Law, provided no sales are made therefrom by the operator except sales of goods, wares and merchandise on which the storage charges are in default, and the sale of damaged or salvaged goods arising solely from the operation of its transportation business.
HB 850 58-0 (1963) Author: Cook, George H. Relating to further defining "machinery used solely for the purpose of drilling water wells."
HB 861 58-0 (1963) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to certain motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of time permits and the conditions relating thereto; defining an offense and prescribing a penalty.
HB 926 58-0 (1963) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to extending to 85 miles the distance from point of entry into Texas that a truck, truck-tractor, trailer or semi-trailer may be used in the movement of farm products under a temporary permit.
HB 930 58-0 (1963) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to the temporary registration of certain commercial motor vehicles; providing a penalty.
HB 931 58-0 (1963) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey Relating to the temporary registration in this state of commercial motor vehicles owned by citizens of another nation when such motor vehicles are temporarily operated on the public highways in certain counties of the State of Texas; providing a penalty.
SB 30 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to creating a class of motor vehicle carriers to be known as "Restricted Motor Express Common Carriers".
SB 52 58-0 (1963) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to operation of commercial motor vehicles by persons other than the owner thereof; providing penalties.
SB 57 58-0 (1963) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to requiring identification signs on vehicles hauling citrus fruit in bulk and requiring that drivers of such vehicles have papers concerning the citrus fruit being hauled; providing penalties for violations; providing an effective date.
SB 59 58-0 (1963) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to amending the Penal Code to more clearly define "for hire transportation" and to increase the minimum penalty for a violation of such Act.
SB 67 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending statutes relative to requiring vehicles carrying explosive substances and flammable liquids to stop at railroad grade crossings.
SB 70 58-0 (1963) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to decreasing the city permit fee or street rental charge which may be charged by incorporated cities or towns for the operation of each motor vehicle transporting passengers for hire other than motor vehicles operating under a permit or certificate of the Railroad Commission of the State of Texas, or the Interstate Commerce Commission.
SB 71 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to providing that it shall be lawful (as to length) to operate over the highways and roads a combination of vehicles designed and used exclusively for the transportation of automobiles, trucks, and buses where the length of such combinations does not exceed sixty (60) feet and no trailer or semi-trailer in such combination exceeds the length of forty (40) feet, provided that it shall be unlawful to operate over the highways and roads combinations or trailers in excess thereof.
SB 83 58-0 (1963) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to excluding certain wrecker vehicles from the term "specialized carrier".
SB 130 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's licenses, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions.
SB 203 58-0 (1963) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the definition of "specialized motor carrier"; defining the term "tow car" and excepting "tow car" from the definition of "specialized motor carrier".
SB 330 58-0 (1963) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to motor carriers and regulations by the Railroad Commission, excepting from the definition of "Motor Carrier" and "Contract Carrier", and exempting from the provisions of such Acts, any person transporting fresh fruits or fresh vegetables in bulk from the point of harvest, production, picking or cutting to points of first processing, not in excess of seventy-five miles from point of origin to point of destination, upon the filing of certain insurance.
SB 451 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to motor carriers and regulations by the Railroad Commission to further define transporting property for compensation.
SB 471 58-0 (1963) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to the licensing and regulation of motor transportation brokers by the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing an effective date.
HB 85 57-0 (1961) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" Relating to amending a certain Statue providing a legal rule for rate-making.
HB 113 57-0 (1961) Author: Rosas, Mauro | et. al. Relating to adopting rules and regulations governing the transporation of migrant agricultural workers within the State; providing for enforcement and penalties.
HB 156 57-0 (1961) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott | et. al. Relating to repealing a certain Statute relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission to provide similar rate-making procedures in intrastate traffic movements as are in effect on interstate traffic movements which are under the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Commission.
HB 208 57-0 (1961) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending a certain Statute providing certain additional exemptions from jury service.
HB 398 57-0 (1961) Author: Foreman, Wilson Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas providing that motor vehicles engaged in the business of transporting passengers for compensation or hire, or any commercial vehicle in authorized use as a "Highway Post Office" vehicle shall observe the same speed limits as those prescribed for all passenger vehicles.
HB 528 57-0 (1961) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending a certain Act providing for a fee of One Dollar ($1) for the examination of certain applicants for driver's licenses.
HB 652 57-0 (1961) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension, and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's licenses; relating to violations and penalties.
HB 699 57-0 (1961) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the issuance and renewal of operators', commercial operators' and chauffeurs' licenses to persons against whom a complaint for moving traffic violation is pending; providing for the Department of Public Safety to file reports of pending complaints for moving traffic violations and make notations thereof on the records of licensees against whom complaint is pending.
HB 774 57-0 (1961) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to amending the Penal Code of the State of Texas relating to the length of motor vehicles and combinations thereof designed exclusively for the transportation of automobiles, trucks and buses.
HB 907 57-0 (1961) Author: Latimer, Roy Truett | et. al. Relating to providing for a fifty percent (50%) reduction in the registration fee paid on trucks and trailers used exclusively in transportation of equipment engaged in conservation contracting.
HB 1033 57-0 (1961) Author: James, Tom Relating to provide that where any intrastate rate or charged prescribed by the Railroad Commission or established by railroads or motor carriers is higher than the interstate rate or charge on the same commodity for a like distance within Texas, or between the same points in Texas.
HB 1059 57-0 (1961) Author: Cannon, Joe Barnett | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas relating to certain motor vehicle specifications and traffic of motor vehicles in combinations designed to carry other motor vehicles, trucks and buses.
HB 1082 57-0 (1961) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter | et. al. Relating to the exemption from registration of farm trailers and semi-trailers.
SB 53 57-0 (1961) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to registration, licensing and operations of certain trailers; amending the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways by exempting from the provisions of such Subsection fertilizer trailers whose gross weight does not exceed ten thousand (10,000) pounds provided they are operated in accordance with certain requirements.
SB 66 57-0 (1961) Author: Hazlewood, Grady | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing fro the registration of certain farm trailers used for the transportation of liquid fertilizer; where the gross weight is not more than ten thousand (10,000) pounds.
SB 67 57-0 (1961) Author: Hazlewood, Grady | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute by extending the exemption from registration of farm trailers and farm semi-trailers to include trailers and semi-trailers owned by cotton gins and grain elevators and used solely for supplying, without charge, such trailers and semi-trailers to farmers to haul agricultural products from place of production to place of process, market or storage of such agricultural products; by increasing the gross weight of exempt farm trailers and farm semi-trailers to ten thousand (10,000) pounds.
SB 95 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Penal Code of the State of Texas to fix the speed of motor vehicles engaged in this state, including those used for the business of transporting passengers for compensation or hire.
SB 374 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending the Penal Code of the State of Texas relating to the length of motor vehicles and combinations thereof designed exclusively for the transportation of automobiles, trucks and buses.
SB 391 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to drivers' licenses; requiring chauffeurs and commercial operators to hold operators' licenses in order to drive as operators on and after January 1, 1963; providing that no act or offense committed under one class of license may be used in an action to suspend or revoke any other class of license; specifically exempting automatic suspensions.
SB 394 57-0 (1961) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the definition of "specialized motor carrier."
HB 78 57-1 (1961) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" | et. al. Relating to amending and re-enacting a certain Act relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's licenses, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions; providing rules of construction.
HB 143 57-1 (1961) Author: James, Tom | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas making unlawful and void any part of an agreement, arrangement or other device which requires or permits a carrier to pay a levied charge, allowance, assessment or compensation to any person or organization if such charge, allowance, assessment or compensation is dependent or contingent upon the use of another mode of transportation; prescribing penalty therefor.
SB 23 57-1 (1961) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the definition of "specialized motor carrier".
SB 34 57-1 (1961) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending a certain Act reducing from Five Dollars ($5) to One Dollar ($1) the fee required to be paid for distinguishing license plates to be affixed to certain farm trailers, semitrailers, and machinery.
SB 51 57-1 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Penal Code making unlawful and void any part of an agreement, arrangement or other device which requires or permits a carrier to pay a levied charge, allowance, assessment or compensation to any person or organization if such charge, allowance, assessment or compensation is dependent or contingent upon the use of another mode of transportation; prescribing penalty therefor.
HB 39 57-3 (1962) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide that owners of certain construction machinery used for certain purposes and under certain conditions although required to register shall pay an annual registration fee of Five Dollars ($5) instead of the regular registration fee.
HB 42 57-3 (1962) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" | et. al. Relating to amending and re-enacting a certain Act relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's licenses, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions.
HB 62 57-3 (1962) Author: Cannon, Joe Barnett | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the definition of "specialized motor carrier".
HB 65 57-3 (1962) Author: Harding, Forrest Ashby | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act exempting owners from the requirement of paying the regular registration fee for construction machinery used for certain purposes and under certain conditions.
HB 78 57-3 (1962) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the definition of a motor carrier.
SB 64 57-3 (1962) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending a re-enacting a certain Act relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's licenses, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions.
SB 65 57-3 (1962) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide that owners of certain construction machinery used for certain purposes and under certain conditions although required to register shall pay an annual registration fee of Five Dollars ($5) instead of the regular registration fee.
HB 21 56-0 (1959) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to dealing with weight limits of motor vehicles and combinations thereof; providing that this Act shall take effect and be in force on and after January 1, 1960.
HB 61 56-0 (1959) Author: Miller, Clyde | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws relating to vehicles carrying explosive substances or flammable liquids; providing for stopping at railroad crossings.
HB 99 56-0 (1959) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to amending certain articles requiring certain safety equipment on certain vehicles operated upon the highways of this State.
HB 245 56-0 (1959) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to amending certain acts prescribing the annual license fees of motor buses.
HB 287 56-0 (1959) Author: Conley, Carl C. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to exempt from registration certain types of farm trailers and farm semi-trailers having a gross weight of 14,000 pounds or less.
HB 422 56-0 (1959) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to persons not included within the meaning of the terms "motor carrier" and "contract carrier".
HB 594 56-0 (1959) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's licenses, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions.
HB 653 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to the issuance and renewal of operators', commercial operators' and chauffeurs' licenses to persons against whom a complaint for moving traffic violation is pending.
HB 731 56-0 (1959) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to providing that it shall be lawful for any railway company or motor carrier of property for hire, at its discretion, and within the scope of its operating authority, to transport, store or otherwise handle property free or at reduced rates for the State of Texas, or any agency thereof, or any county, city or town government.
HB 772 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending certain statutes so as to prevent evasions of laws regulating and taxing "motor carriers" and "contract carriers" by the device of pretended transfers of the property transported, to the carrier, his agent or driver.
HB 782 56-0 (1959) Author: Wilson, J. Edgar Relating to establishing a three-year statute of limitations on suits involving freight charges on property transported by carriers for compensation or hire within the State of Texas.
HB 802 56-0 (1959) Author: Rosas, Mauro Relating to adopting rules and regulations governing the transportation of migrant agricultural workers within this State; providing for enforcement and penalties.
HB 818 56-0 (1959) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to amending certain acts relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's license, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions.
HB 844 56-0 (1959) Author: Mays, Jr., Abe M. Relating to regulating the speed limit of trucks driving at speed of fifty-five (55) miles per hour or more, with gross loads of more than twenty-five thousand (25,000) pounds, providing for penalties therefor, and the manner and means of enforcing the provisions of this Act.
HB 856 56-0 (1959) Author: Mays, Jr., Abe M. Relating to exempting from existing Statutes regulating the length of motor vehicles which may be operated in this State and from Statutes regulating the distance which a load may extend beyond the front or rear of motor such vehicles or combinations of vehicles used exclusively to transport poles required for the maintenance of electric power transmission and distribution lines.
HB 863 56-0 (1959) Author: Glusing, Ben A. Relating to providing for the issuance of permits upon the payment of a prescribed fee, to certain commercial motor vehicle owners to haul loads of larger tonnage.
SB 22 56-0 (1959) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing for the inclusion of "trailers" and "semi-trailers" having a gross weight in excess of four thousand (4,000) pounds, providing for certain exceptions.
SB 212 56-0 (1959) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to exempting from regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas the transportation of passengers or property by motor vehicle wholly within a city, town or village and the commercial zone thereof.
SB 328 56-0 (1959) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to regulating the speed limit of trucks driving at speeds of fifty-five (55) miles per hour or more, with gross loads of more than twenty-five thousand (25,000) pounds, providing for penalties therefore, and the manner and means of enforcing the provisions of this Act.
SB 330 56-0 (1959) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to providing that it shall be lawful for any railway company or motor carrier of property for hire, at its discretion and within the scope of its operating authority, to transport, store or otherwise handle property free or at reduced rates for the State of Texas, or any agency thereof, or any county, city or town government.
SB 396 56-0 (1959) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to exempting from registration any farm trailer or farm semi-trailer when the gross weight is under fourteen thousand (14,000) pounds, and prescribing lighting requirement therefor.
SB 399 56-0 (1959) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to raising the speed limit on trailers and semi-trailers traveling on the highway from Forty-five (45) miles per hour at all times to Sixty (60) miles per hour during the daytime and Fifty-five (55) miles per hour at nighttime.
HB 11 56-1 (1959) Author: Latimer, Roy Truett Relating to broadening the purposes for which the Operator's and Chauffeur's License Fund may be used and providing for transfer of surplus funds to the General Revenue Fund.
HB 18 56-1 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to preventing evasions of laws regulating and taxing "motor carriers" and "contract carriers" by the device of pretended transfers of the property transported, to the carrier, his agent or driver.
HB 68 56-2 (1959) Author: Ballman, Charles Lee | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relative to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's licenses, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions.
SB 31 56-2 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to the amending and re-enacting certain acts relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's licenses, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions.
HB 58 56-3 (1959) Author: Anderson, Louis H. | et. al. Relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's and chauffeur's driver's licenses, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions.
SB 6 56-3 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending the Penal Code to limit to 102 inches the maximum width of a motor bus or trolley bus operated exclusively within the limits of an incorporated city with inhabitants in excess of four hundred and five thousand (405,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 53 55-0 (1957) Author: Bishop, Jr., A. J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to registration of commercial motor vehicles used for certain farm purposes to provide that additional use of such vehicles for passenger transportation for certain purposes, without charge, shall not prevent their registration as farm vehicles.
HB 282 55-0 (1957) Author: Foreman, Wilson Relating to amending certain Acts by requiring certain safety equipment on certain vehicles operated upon the highways of this State.
HB 332 55-0 (1957) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for the issuance by the Department of temporary registration permits for any truck, truck-tractor, trailer or semi-trailer which is being temporarily operated by nonresident owners thereof in Texas for the purpose of transporting farm products produced outside of Texas to market, storage, processing plant, railhead, or seaport within Texas; limiting the distance from the point of entry allowed by such special permit and providing a penalty for violating the same.
HB 333 55-0 (1957) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for the temporary registration of vehicles for one-trip movements within the state; providing a penalty for movements in violation thereof.
HB 455 55-0 (1957) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" Relating to amending certain Statutes by relieving holders of chauffeur's licenses from the necessity of obtaining a commercial operator's license; making certain things matters of defense rather than matters of exemption; requiring every person required to have a license to have and display same on demand.
HB 520 55-0 (1957) Author: Shackelford, E. E. "Shack" Relating to amending certain Acts by defining "timber in its natural state" for purpose of transportation by certain commercial motor vehicles.
HB 635 55-0 (1957) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to drivers' licenses; requiring chauffeurs and commercial operators to hold operators' licenses; providing that no act or offense committed under one class of license may be used to suspend or revoke any other class of license.
HB 702 55-0 (1957) Author: Ehrle, Sr., William Lawrence "Will" Relating to amending certain Statutes providing for further definition of the term "contract carrier".
HB 798 55-0 (1957) Author: Bowers, Jr., Robert Lee Relating to clarifying the status of machinery used exclusively for drilling water wells with respects to registration and permit requirements for transportation over the public highways, and exempting from registration any farm trailer or farm semi-trailer when the gross weight is under 12,000 pounds.
HB 866 55-0 (1957) Author: Lee, John Ruskin | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to increase the maximum load limit on certain type commercial motor vehicles where such vehicles are used for a specialized purpose and within a specific area.
SB 119 55-0 (1957) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending certain Acts requiring vehicles carrying explosive substances or flammable liquids as principal cargo to stop at railroad grade crossings.
SB 210 55-0 (1957) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to clarify the definition of "Motor Carrier" and "Contract Carrier" and to exempt transportation of fresh-iced fish or shellfish under certain circumstances and conditions.
SB 226 55-0 (1957) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain Acts relating to registration of commercial motor vehicles used for certain farm purposes to provide that additional use of such vehicles for passenger transportation, without charges, shall not prevent their registration as farm vehicles.
SB 268 55-0 (1957) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to amending certain Acts to increase the maximum load limit on certain type commercial motor vehicles from forty-eight thousand (48,000) pounds to fifty-eight thousand (58,000) pounds where such vehicles are used for a specialized purpose and within a specified area; providing for conditional effectiveness of the Act.
SB 327 55-0 (1957) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to drivers' licenses; making an appropriation.
HB 24 54-0 (1955) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot Relating to amending the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways by adding to the present law a provision allowing one (1) motor vehicle to draw not more than two (2) vehicles by the dual saddle mount method.
HB 51 54-0 (1955) Author: Kirklin, Wiltz Gleason "Cotton" Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that vehicles used exclusively to transport ready-mix concrete may be operated upon the public highways of this state with a tandem axle load not to exceed thirty-six thousand (36,000) pounds, a single axle load not to exceed eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds or a gross load not to exceed fifty four thousand (54,000) pounds; providing for the fixing, filing, and approval of an indemnity bond under certain circumstances.
HB 76 54-0 (1955) Author: Cobb, Carroll Relating to amending Statutes so as to provide for temporary registration of motor buses.
HB 146 54-0 (1955) Author: Benton, J. A. "Captain" Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that vehicles carrying explosives or flammable liquids as principal cargo must stop at Railroad grade crossings.
HB 160 54-0 (1955) Author: Ford, Jr., Curtis Relating to amending Statutes by providing for revocation of certificates and permits because of nonuse for a period of five years or more.
HB 162 54-0 (1955) Author: Bryan, Sr., Jack C. Relating to amending certain Acts prescribing the annual license fees of motor buses.
HB 180 54-0 (1955) Author: Sayers, Scott Philen Relating to regulating transportation of persons for hire or compensation over the public roads, highways, and bridges of this State whether as a common carrier, contract or charter carrier, or as a transportation agency or as a bureau, or as a broker for hire to obtain a co-traveler or co-travelers to share the expense of the trip proposed or otherwise, or to act as an intermediary in connection therewith, or as a broker for hire, agent or otherwise, unless the motor vehicle used in connection therewith is properly equipped with license plate issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas under the laws of the State of Texas.
HB 228 54-0 (1955) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by excepting from definitions of "Motor Carrier" and "Contract Carrier" and exempting from such provisions persons transporting fresh iced fish or shellfish from coastal production-landing points to packing or freezing plants not more than seventy-five (75) miles inland form such coastal production-landing points upon the filing of certain insurance.
HB 305 54-0 (1955) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the disposition of fees collected for the issuance of chauffeur's licenses, commercial operator's licenses, and operator's licenses, by the Texas Department of Public Safety; amending Statutes by increasing the fee for chauffeur's licenses, commercial operator's licenses and operator's licenses; providing for the disposition of such fees; repealing all inconsistent laws.
HB 339 54-0 (1955) Author: Hogue, Grady C. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for apportionment licensing of commercial vehicles.
HB 470 54-0 (1955) Author: Andis, Bill R. Relating to levying an intangible assets tax on all contract motor carriers operating under permits issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 475 54-0 (1955) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to regulating the width of vehicles; fixing the limitation on the width of buses operated exclusively within certain cities and within contiguous cities, towns and suburbs.
HB 499 54-0 (1955) Author: Kirkham, Jr., Charles D. Relating to providing, through a highway use tax, revenues for the construction, perpetuation and maintenance of highways and roads and to pay the cost of administering and enforcing the levy and collection of the tax imposed herein; defining terms used in the Act; providing for a highway use permit and the fees therefor; providing for the denial, revocation or suspension of such permit; setting a schedule for the tax provided herein; specifying exemptions; providing for returns and the keeping of records under this Act and the manner of making such returns and payment of the tax.
HB 501 54-0 (1955) Author: Bryan, Sr., Jack C. Relating to amending certain Acts to require certain safety equipment on certain vehicles operated upon the highways of this State; providing for repeal of all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this Act to the extent of such conflict, with certain exceptions.
HB 505 54-0 (1955) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to limitations on the width of vehicles operated on the highway, so as to add an exemption for vehicles which are temporarily carrying implements of husbandry or other exempt machinery, and so as to incorporate certain provisions from the statute herein repealed.
HB 526 54-0 (1955) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to prescribe the speed limit for commercial motor vehicles which are used as "Highway Post Office" vehicles.
HB 529 54-0 (1955) Author: Carr, Waggoner Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for increased punishment for habitual or repeated violators of traffic laws; making the Act cumulative.
HB 776 54-0 (1955) Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee Relating to drivers' licenses; amending certain Acts so as to provide for issuance of an operator's license to the holder of a chauffeur's or commercial operator's license and limiting automatic suspension of a license upon conviction for an offense to suspension of the license under authority of which the person was driving at the time of the offense.
HB 795 54-0 (1955) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot | et. al. Relating to making it the duty of the Highway Commission to determine the maximum gross weight in excess of 58,420 pounds, but not exceeding 64,650 pounds, at which commercial motor vehicles and combinations thereof, while being used exclusively to haul certain products may be operated on highways and parts thereof without materially lessening the life expectancy or materially increasing the maintenance cost thereof; naming such products; defining terms; setting forth the powers and duties of the Commission in connection with such findings; providing for amendment or modification of such findings and orders; setting forth the terms and conditions under which it shall not be in violation of the gross weight limit for commercial motor vehicles to operate with a gross weight limit over 58, 420 pounds, but not exceeding the limit fixed by the Commission when used exclusively to transport the products named herein; providing for registration of such vehicles and the payment of fees therefor; prohibiting gross weights in excess of limits fixed by Commission; providing penalties for violation of the terms of this Act; providing a savings clause.
HB 853 54-0 (1955) Author: Jackson, James Horace Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to include contract carrier motor carriers as subject to the intangible tax.
HB 957 54-0 (1955) Author: Ford, George D. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to registration fees for commercial motor vehicles used for certain farm purposes; providing that additional use of such vehicles as a means of passenger transportation, without charge, shall not prevent their registration as farm vehicles; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 17 54-0 (1955) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that vehicles used exclusively to transport ready-mix concrete may be operated upon the public highways of this state with a tandem axle load not to exceed thirty-six thousand (36,000) pounds, a single axle load not to exceed twelve thousand (12,000) pounds and a gross load not to exceed forty-eight thousand (48,000) pounds.
SB 27 54-0 (1955) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending Statutes relative to vehicles carrying explosives or flammable liquids to stop at railroad grade crossings.
SB 29 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to amending certain Acts prescribing the annual license fees of motor buses.
SB 47 54-0 (1955) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to regulating transportation of persons for hire or compensation over the public roads, highways, and bridges of this State whether as a common carrier, contract or charter carrier, or as a transportation agency or as a bureau, or as a broker for hire to obtain a co-traveler or co-travelers to share the expense of the trip proposed or otherwise, or to act as an intermediary in connection therewith, or as a broker for hire, agent or otherwise, unless the motor vehicle used in connection therewith is properly equipped with license plate issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas under the laws of the State of Texas.
SB 60 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to amending certain Acts by regulating the length of vehicles and combinations of vehicles, including motor buses and mobile homes, and providing exceptions; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith; provided, however, that this Act shall not be construed to alter, amend or repeal the existing maximum load limit laws provided for commercial motor vehicles and combinations thereof.
SB 68 54-0 (1955) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to making it unlawful to interfere with the performance by a railroad or common carrier motor carrier of its common carrier duties where a labor union or striking employees are picketing or causing to be picketed the premises or approach to the premises of an employer (not a railroad or common carrier motor carrier); making it unlawful for the employees of such railroad or common carrier motor carrier to refuse to pass through a picket line or pickets for the purpose of switching loaded or empty railroad cars or loaded or empty motor vehicles from or to the picketed employer; providing penalties and providing for restraining orders and injunction and civil damages; declaring the provisions of the Act to be severable.
SB 94 54-0 (1955) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending certain Acts by excepting from the definition of "Motor Carrier" and "Contract Carrier," and exempting from the provisions of such Acts any person transporting fresh iced fish or shellfish from coastal production-landing points to packing or freezing plants upon the filing of certain insurance; providing for the repeal of all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act; providing that if any section, sentence, clause, phrase, word or part of this Act be held invalid or unconstitutional it shall not affect the remaining portions.
SB 146 54-0 (1955) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the disposition of fees collected for the issuance of chauffeur's licenses, commercial operator's licenses, and operator's licenses, by the Texas Department of Public Safety; increasing the fee for chauffeur's licenses, commercial operator's licenses and operator's licenses; providing for the disposition of such fees; repealing all inconsistent laws.
SB 164 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the operation of Commercial vehicles and truck-tractors by persons other than owners.
SB 165 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending certain Acts by making it unlawful to issue, show, or display, or to enter into a conspiracy or agreement to issue, display, or use a false, or fictitious bill of sale, bill of lading, or manifest on commodities being transported over the highways of this State.
SB 187 54-0 (1955) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to exempting from existing statutes regulating the length of motor vehicles which may be operated in this State such vehicles or combinations or vehicles used exclusively to transport poles, piling or unrefined timber from the point of origin of such timber to a wood processing mill no more than fifty (50) miles distant; imposing conditions governing such vehicles.
SB 310 54-0 (1955) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to speed of certain commercial motor vehicles on the highways; fixing the speed limits for commercial vehicles having a net carrying capacity of 2000 pounds or less.
HB 48 53-0 (1953) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to amending certain Acts regulating the maximum length of motor buses; requiring certain motor buses to be equipped with air brakes and to have a minimum of four (4) tires on the rear axle.
HB 55 53-0 (1953) Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" Relating to amending certain Acts so as to require safety rails or bars around the top deck of any trailer or semi-trailer designed to transport other vehicles or motor vehicles.
HB 109 53-0 (1953) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to providing that for a period of two (2) years, commencing September 7, 1953, vehicles used exclusively to transport ready-mix concrete may be operated upon the public highways of this State with a tandem axle load not to exceed thirty-six thousand (36,000) pounds by first filing with the State Highway Department a properly conditioned surety bond.
HB 136 53-0 (1953) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" Relating to amending certain Acts relative to vehicles carrying explosive substances or flammable liquids as principal cargo, must stop at railroad grade crossings.
HB 162 53-0 (1953) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to amending statutes relative to prohibiting the sale, assignment, lease, transfer, or inheritance of any certificate or permit held, owned or obtained by any motor carrier operating under the provisions of such statute; repealing the fees which heretofore were required to be paid to the Railroad Commission in connection with any application for approval of any lease, sale or transfer or a certificate or permit.
HB 177 53-0 (1953) Author: Joseph, Jr., Thomas R. "Tom" Relating to amending certain Acts relating to fees for drivers' licenses; increasing the fee for an operator's license.
HB 212 53-0 (1953) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for the issuance by the Department, and to require the securing by non-resident owners, of thirty (30) day temporary registration permits for any truck, truck-tractor, trailer or semi-trailer which is being temporarily operated by non-resident owners thereof in Texas for the purpose of harvesting and/or transporting wheat and/or other similar grains to markets, storage or rail head only.
HB 240 53-0 (1953) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot Relating to amending the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways, by adding to the present law a provision allowing one (1) motor vehicle to draw not more than two (2) vehicles by the dual saddle mount method.
HB 370 53-0 (1953) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to include trailers and semi-trailers within the provisions of the Certificate of Title Act; to provide for permanent identification or serial numbers on house trailers, trailers and semi-trailers; amending Texas Criminal Statutes to include house trailers, trailers and semi-trailers and providing for the administration thereof by the State Highway Department and fixing penalties for violations.
HB 384 53-0 (1953) Author: Kirklin, Wiltz Gleason "Cotton" Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for designation by cities and towns of routes for super-heavy and over-size equipment used in the transportation of such commodities as cannot be reasonably dismantled on state highways through said cities and towns.
HB 543 53-0 (1953) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to making it unlawful to operate any commercial motor vehicle or truck-tractor over any public highways by anyone other than the registered owner unless a copy of any lease, memorandum or agreement under which such operation is authorized shall be filed with the Department of Public Safety; providing a penalty.
HB 635 53-0 (1953) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew Relating to amending certain laws to provide that owners and operators of commercial vehicles apprehended when carrying a greater gross load than that for which said vehicles are licensed shall raise the registration of the vehicles at the nearest available County Tax Assessor-Collector's Office to an amount equal to the gross weight of the vehicles at the time of apprehension.
HB 649 53-0 (1953) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to amending certain Acts relating to permits for heavy trucks on highways, so as to eliminate the requirement for a bond and to increase the fees for permits; prescribing an offense and providing the penalty therefor.
HB 652 53-0 (1953) Author: Carr, Waggoner Relating to amending certain acts relating to removing weight limitations on farm trailers and farm semi-trailers for license fee purposes.
SB 53 53-0 (1953) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to providing that vehicles used exclusively to transport ready-mix concrete may be operated upon the public highways of this State with a tandem axle load not to exceed thirty-six thousand (36,000) pounds by first filing with the State Highway Department a properly conditioned surety bond.
SB 65 53-0 (1953) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending Statutes to require that all vehicles carrying explosive substances or flammable liquids stop at railroad grade crossings.
SB 93 53-0 (1953) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain Acts regulating length of vehicles and combinations of vehicles; providing that no motor vehicle and mobile home combination shall exceed a total length of fifty-five feet; imposing certain conditions for the exemption of mobile homes form the limitations on length of other types of vehicles.
SB 117 53-0 (1953) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain Acts so as to redefine the term "Motor Bus Company" with reference to the term "suburb."
SB 121 53-0 (1953) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending Statutes regulating the maximum length of motor buses; requiring certain motor buses to be equipped with air brakes and to have a minimum of four (4) tires on the rear axle.
SB 122 53-0 (1953) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to making it unlawful to operate any commercial motor vehicle or truck-tractor over any public highways by anyone other than the registered owner unless a copy of any lease, memorandum or agreement under which such operation is authorized shall be filed with the Department of Public Safety; providing a penalty.
SB 239 53-0 (1953) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to amending Statutes so as to change the name of the Motor Transportation Fund of the Railroad Commission to the Motor Carrier Fund, thereby establishing one fund where two funds now exist.
SB 276 53-0 (1953) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that owners and operators of commercial vehicles apprehended when carrying a greater gross load than that for which said vehicles are licensed shall raise the registration of the vehicles at the nearest available County Tax Assessor-Collector's Office to an amount equal to the gross weight of the vehicles at the time of apprehension.
SB 329 53-0 (1953) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to amending the Penal Code, by providing a different limitation on the length of vehicles or combinations of vehicles used primarily for transporting poles, piling, or other unrefined timber.
HB 53 52-0 (1951) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts regulating the length of motor vehicles, etc, when operated outside the limits of an incorporated city or town; regulating the gross weight of commercial motor vehicles, etc, when operated outside the limits of an incorporated city or town and limiting the weight which may be carried on any wheel, tire or axle of such vehicles or combinations thereof; providing that the total gross weight with load on any such vehicle or combination thereof shall not exceed Seventy-Two Thousand (72,000) pounds; providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 55 52-0 (1951) Author: Childress, Hiram Relating to amending Statutes relative to payment of fees by non-resident motor carriers.
HB 79 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, Marshall O. Relating to amending certain acts regulating the maximum length of motor buses; requiring certain motor buses to be equipped with air brakes and to have a minimum of four (4) tires on the rear axle.
HB 105 52-0 (1951) Author: Abington, William Henry Relating to making it the duty of and to direct the State Highway Department to erect and maintain signs showing the maximum lawful speed for commercial motor vehicles, truck tractors, trailers, and semitrailers (trucks) and motor vehicles engaged in the business of transporting passengers for compensation or hire (buses).
HB 106 52-0 (1951) Author: Abington, William Henry Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act by providing that any bona fide common carrier of persons, engaged in interstate commerce, upon payment of an annual license fee, may be authorized to store and transport in company stores liquor in containers of less than one-half (1/2) pint for sale by such carrier outside of the State of Texas.
HB 131 52-0 (1951) Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe Relating to regulating and licensing itinerant truckers; prescribing procedure for proof of exemption; providing for enforcement of this Act; providing that revenue arising from license fees shall go into the State Highway Fund.
HB 144 52-0 (1951) Author: Pyle, Joe Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing penalty for violation of provision fixing gross weight of commercial motor vehicles.
HB 171 52-0 (1951) Author: Caston, Luther P. | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to regulating the gross weight of load of motor vehicle, truck tractors, and other vehicles.
HB 200 52-0 (1951) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to providing that the motor fuel taxes paid by each public transportation company and taxicab company in each city, operating under franchise or permit therefrom, shall be paid over by the State Comptroller each year to each such city, allowing a deduction; providing penalties on each such company for failure to report, providing that the funds so received shall be used for the Constitutional purposes and no other, making an appropriation for a period of two years in furtherance hereof.
HB 223 52-0 (1951) Author: Steward, Jerry Alexander | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing for compulsory inspection, adjustment, correction or repair of motor vehicles, trailers, semitrailers, pole trailers, and house trailers under the supervision of the Texas Department of Public Safety; prescribing penalties for violations.
HB 234 52-0 (1951) Author: McDaniel, Vernon Relating to amending certain acts relating to fees for drivers' licenses; increasing the fee for an operator's license.
HB 283 52-0 (1951) Author: Whiteside, Clyde | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts to require additional safety equipment on certain vehicles operated upon the highways of this State; providing certain exceptions; providing for repeal of all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this act to the extent of such conflict, with certain exceptions.
HB 355 52-0 (1951) Author: Stockard, Jerry Todd Relating to amending the Criminal Statutes by providing that no person shall deface, destroy or alter the serial number, engine number, or other distinguishing number on a motor vehicle, trailer, or semi-trailer; providing that the State Highway Department be authorized to assign a distinguishing number; providing that no vehicle required to be registered except trailers and semi-trailers with a registered gross weight in excess of 2,000 pounds, may be sold or operated upon the highways without a motor number, serial number, or permanent identification number; providing penalties for violation.
HB 427 52-0 (1951) Author: Tufares, Deno Arthur Relating to creating the Public Services Commission for the State of Texas, providing the number of members of such Commission, for the appointment of the initial members thereof, and the election of subsequent members thereof, the payment of salaries of the members thereof and prescribing the powers and duties of such Commission.
HB 484 52-0 (1951) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" Relating to amending certain acts by providing that the manager or operator of a bus line for compensation in the State of Texas shall provide sanitary toilet accommodations on the buses used in such operation and that the human excreta from such accommodation shall not be deposited upon the roads, highways, streets or other property within the State of Texas; that there shall be separate accommodations for men and women; and, that the accommodations shall meet the standards established by the Texas State Department of Health.
HB 582 52-0 (1951) Author: Woodruff, II, George Jefferson "Jeff" Relating to amending Statutes relative to licenses of motor vehicles and farm tractors, limitations as to width, etc.
HB 613 52-0 (1951) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain acts regulating the length of vehicles and combinations of vehicles; providing that no motor vehicle and house trailer combination shall exceed a total length of fifty-five (55) feet; prohibiting such motor vehicle and house trailer combination from traveling public highways of this State during certain hours.
HB 625 52-0 (1951) Author: Henderson, Otis Relating to amending an Article relative to tax on intangible assets; placing air transportation companies under the intangible assets law.
HB 637 52-0 (1951) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to amending certain Acts by more clearly defining private motor vehicle owners; providing that any person who transports goods, wares, or merchandise individually and not in association or combination so as to be excluded from the definition of "motor carrier" or "contract carrier" shall be deemed a private motor vehicle owner.
HB 758 52-0 (1951) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities and towns whose boundaries touch lying in counties having a population of over 800,000 as shown by the last preceding Federal Census to enter into written agreements for the regulation, control, supervision, inspection and licensing of all taxicabs, their fares and rates, which operate in and/or between cities and towns and for the administration thereof by a common regulatory agency or by the regulatory agency of any of such cities and towns for the benefit of all.
SB 4 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide increased penalty for violation of gross weight and axle load limit of commercial motor vehicles, cancellation of operator's and driver's licenses.
SB 5 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for suspension and cancellation of permits for violation of gross weight and axle load limit.
SB 11 52-0 (1951) Author: Shofner, William Algee "Son" Relating to amending certain Statues by increasing restrictions at railroad crossings on all vehicles carrying explosive substances or flammable liquids as principal cargo.
SB 19 52-0 (1951) Author: Wagonseller, Wayne Warren Relating to make it the duty of and to direct the State Highway Department to erect and maintain signs showing the maximum lawful speed for commercial motor vehicles, truck tractors, trailers, and semi-trailers (trucks); and motor vehicles engaged in the business of transporting passengers for compensation or hire (buses); providing where such signs shall be erected and maintained.
SB 31 52-0 (1951) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Statutes by exempting motor carriers of property for hire domiciled outside of State from certain fees on a reciprocity basis.
SB 43 52-0 (1951) Author: Bullock, Pat M. Relating to amending the Penal Code to force trucks exceeding maximum gross weight and axle load limit to unload excess.
SB 52 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to permits issued for overweight and oversize loads and overweight and oversize vehicles on Texas highways.
SB 57 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending certain acts regulating the gross weight of commercial motor vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers, semi-trailers, and combinations thereof when operated outside the limits of an incorporated city or town and limiting the weight which may be carried on any wheel, tire or axle or group of axles of such vehicles or combinations thereof.
SB 82 52-0 (1951) Author: Carter, Joseph Daniel "Joe" Relating to regulating and licensing itinerant truckers; providing that revenue arising from license fees shall go into the State Highway Fund; requiring insurance and bonds for protection of the public; providing for custody of motor vehicles operated in violation hereof; preserving powers of local units of Government; providing criminal penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 83 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending certain acts by adding thereto a new subsection to be known as Subsection 4a providing that operators of certain commercial motor vehicles shall not be required to obtain commercial operator's licenses.
SB 104 52-0 (1951) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to provide that any bona fide common carrier of persons engaged in interstate commerce, upon payment of an annual license fee, may be authorized to store and transport in company stores liquor in containers of less than one-half (1/2) pint for sale by such carrier outside of the State of Texas.
SB 110 52-0 (1951) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending certain acts regulating the maximum length of motor buses; requiring certain motor buses to be equipped with air brakes and to have a minimum of four (4) tires on the rear axle.
SB 113 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide gross weight formula and limiting to 38,000 pounds all commercial vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers, semi-trailers or combination thereof on all highways outside of limits of incorporated cities or towns.
SB 180 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain statutes to provide a two-year limitation in connection with suits involving freight charges on property transported by common carriers within the State of Texas.
SB 181 52-0 (1951) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending the Uniform Act regulating traffic on highways so as to exempt from this section vehicles used in the actual harvesting and transporting of perishable fresh fruits or vegetables from the fields to a packing or processing plant.
SB 203 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, John Junior | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing for the compulsory inspection, adjustment, correction or repair of motor vehicles, trailers, semi-trailers, pole trailers and house trailers under the supervision of the Texas Department of Public Safety.
SB 218 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for a standard burial-transit permit; regulations of the State Department of Health regulating the disposal, transportation, interment, and disinterment of dead bodies to such extent as may be reasonable and necessary for the protection of the public health and safety.
SB 328 52-0 (1951) Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. Relating to amending certain acts so as to more clearly define private motor vehicle owners; providing that any person who transports goods, wares, or merchandise individually and not in association or combination so as to be excluded from the definition of "motor carrier" or "contract carrier" shall be deemed a private motor vehicle owner.
SB 387 52-0 (1951) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to amending Statutes relating to Width of Motor Vehicles and Farm Tractors by exempting certain motor buses operating in a city of 590,000 inhabitants and areas contiguous thereto under certain conditions.
HB 48 51-0 (1949) Author: Whiteside, Clyde Relating to providing for the issuance of temporary registration permits for trucks, truck-tractors, etc. which are being operated temporarily in Texas by non-resident owners to transport farm products to market and for purposes of harvesting, etc.; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 309 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, Marshall O. Relating to amending a previous Act, regulating the maximum length of motor buses; requiring certain motor buses to be equipped with air brakes and to have a minimum of four (4) tires on the rear axle.
HB 424 51-0 (1949) Author: McDonald, John B. Relating to providing for the establishment for common carriers and express companies of health and safety standards in the interest of the welfare of employees and the public; defining the terms "Place of employment", "Employer", "Employment", "General Order", "Welfare", "Safe", or "Safety", "Owner" and "Commission"; delegating the duty of enforcing the provisions of this act to the Railroad Commission of Texas; defining its duties; defining employers' duties; prescribing penalties; providing that this law shall be cumulative; providing savings clause.
HB 526 51-0 (1949) Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that the shipper of merchandise shall declare in writing the reasonable value of merchandise if requested to do so by motor carrier; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 605 51-0 (1949) Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe Relating to regulating and licensing itinerant truckers; providing for severability; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 621 51-0 (1949) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amend a previous Act, to require additional safety equipment on certain vehicles operated upon the highways of this State; providing for repeal of all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this Act to the extent of such conflict.
HB 626 51-0 (1949) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Railroad Commission of Texas to fix certain rates for the transportation of fertilizer by contract motor carrier.
HB 641 51-0 (1949) Author: Holt, I. B. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for the omission of fees for side cars for motorcycles; defining gross weight for commercial motor vehicles and truck tractors; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing a savings clause.
HB 654 51-0 (1949) Author: Smith, Preston Earnest Relating to regulating the length of vehicles and combination of vehicles and providing an exception; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 698 51-0 (1949) Author: McDonald, John B. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that vehicles carrying explosives, or inflammable liquids shall stop at railroad crossings; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 754 51-0 (1949) Author: Williams, Eugene C. Relating to amending a previous Act, to reduce the permit fee for the operation of each motor vehicle transporting passengers for hire from two (2%) per cent of the gross receipts per annum to one (1%) per cent.
HB 785 51-0 (1949) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amend previous Act, relative to the transportation of vehicles carrying other vehicles.
HB 786 51-0 (1949) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to amending the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways, so as to exempt from this Section vehicles used in the actual harvesting and transporting of lettuce and cabbage from the fields to a packing or a processing plant.
HB 800 51-0 (1949) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to motor bus companies so as to provide for the requirements of an application for a motor bus certificate; providing that the invalidity of any part of this Act shall not affect the validity of any other part.
SB 75 51-0 (1949) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to amending a previous Act, providing issuance by the Department, and to require the securing by non-resident owners, of sixty (60) day temporary registration permits for any truck, truck-tractor, trailer, or semitrailer which is being temporarily operated by non-resident owners thereof in Texas for the purpose of harvesting and/or transporting wheat and/or other similar grains to markets, storage or rail head only; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
SB 170 51-0 (1949) Author: Bullock, Pat M. Relating to amending Statutes relating to registration of commercial vehicles by the State Highway Department; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
SB 175 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to amending a previous Act, regulating the maximum length of motor buses; requiring certain motor buses to be equipped with air brakes and to have a minimum of four (4) tires on the rear axle.
SB 240 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to motor bus companies, so as to provide for the requirements of an application for a motor bus certificate; providing that the invalidity of any part of this Act shall not affect the validity of any other part.
SB 245 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to the issuance of permits to operate super-heavy or over-sized trucking equipment, registration of, etc.; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict.
SB 321 51-0 (1949) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to amending a previous Act, protecting carriers against fictitious and unjust claims for damages based on arbitrary, unreasonable and intrinsic values of certain commodities; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 344 51-0 (1949) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to regulating and licensing itinerant truckers; providing a criminal penalty for violation of this Act; providing for severability; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 364 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Railroad Commission of Texas to fix certain rates for the transportation of fertilizer by contract motor carrier.
SB 367 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to amending a previous Act; requiring vehicles carrying explosives or inflammable liquids to stop at railroad grade crossings; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 57 50-0 (1947) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to amending a previous Act, to define street or suburban bus; amending to establish the annual license fee for the registration of a street or suburban bus; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 81 50-0 (1947) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Department to assign serial numbers for trailers and semi-trailers; providing for the manufacturer's serial number and assigned serial number to be used as the major identification of trailers and semi-trailers in the issuance of certificates of title and registration receipts; providing a penalty; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 133 50-0 (1947) Author: Jameson, William S. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that any incorporated city or town in the State of Texas shall be authorized and empowered to levy and collect a city permit fee or a street rental charge on motor vehicles transporting passengers for hire under the provisions of a city ordinance and not under permit or certificate of the Railroad Commission of the State of Texas or the Interstate Commerce Commission.
HB 137 50-0 (1947) Author: Shackelford, Lesta Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide that owners and operators of commercial vehicles apprehended when carrying a greater gross load than that for which said vehicles are licensed shall raise the registration of the vehicles at the nearest available Tax Collector's Office to an amount equal to the gross weight of the vehicles at the time of apprehension; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 150 50-0 (1947) Author: Helpinstill, Jewell Relating to requiring each common carrier in Texas to settle claims filed with said carrier, providing the time in which said claims must be settled; providing the manner in which said claims shall be filed; providing a penalty in the civil courts for failure to comply with the provisions of this act.
HB 185 50-0 (1947) Author: Evans, Roger Q. Relating to public safety and for the protecting of human life; and regulating driving of motor vehicles and other vehicles across railroad grade crossings in this State; defining offenses and prescribing penalties necessary and incident thereto; providing a saving clause.
HB 254 50-0 (1947) Author: Templeton, R. L. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing a fee for assignment of motor numbers for motor vehicles and serial numbers for trailers or semitrailers; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 284 50-0 (1947) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to amending certain Acts to define Motor Bus; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 297 50-0 (1947) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the declaration of the reasonable value of household goods, personal effects and used office furniture and equipment by the shipper, owner or his agent at the time same are tendered to specialized motor carriers or other carriers for hire for transportation; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 298 50-0 (1947) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the reciprocity between Texas and other States of the United States with reference to the payment of certain fees and expenses by motor carriers operating exclusively in interstate commerce with certain exceptions; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 354 50-0 (1947) Author: Wiseman, Albert Patrick | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide for the collection of a tax on the intangible assets of each person, firm, partnership, co-partnership, corporation or association of persons engaged in air commerce in the State of Texas.
HB 517 50-0 (1947) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to amending a previous Act, by providing that certain trailers and semi-trailers which are used by water carriers as a part of such water carrier's regular and accessorial facilities and equipment, shall pay the registration fees as herein fixed and provided; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing that if any section, subsection, phrase, clause, or sentance hereof shall be held invalid, the same shall not affect the remaining portions or provisions of this Act without such portion that may be held invalid.
HB 594 50-0 (1947) Author: Moore, III, Charles B. Relating to authorizing common carriers within this State to grant and issue annual passes to certain employees of the Sheriff's Association of Texas when on official business and limiting the number of such passes.
HB 691 50-0 (1947) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to amending a previous Act, requiring additional information for identification purposes for registration of commercial motor vehicles, truck tractors, trailers or semi-trailers.
HB 734 50-0 (1947) Author: Manford, Jr., Thomas Durwood Relating to repealing a previous Act, whereby no person to be subject to penalty of this law on account of his place of residence in this State, nor the occupation pursued.
HB 808 50-0 (1947) Author: Mangum, Preston P. "Pete" Relating to amending a previous Act, to authorize common carriers to grant free passes to the Chairman and members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SB 31 50-0 (1947) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James Relating to amending a previous act, providing for the inclusion of trailers and semi-trailers in the Certificate of Title Act; providing a saving clause; repealing all other laws in conflict.
SB 62 50-0 (1947) Author: Jones, Charles R. Relating to regulating driving of motor vehicles and other vehicles across railroad grade crossings in this State; defining offenses and prescribing penalties; providing a saving clause.
SB 80 50-0 (1947) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" Relating to amending a previous Act, regulating the maximum height of vehicles unladen or with load.
SB 81 50-0 (1947) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" Relating to amending certain statutes to enlarge the definition of the term "motor carrier" to include the transportation of motor vehicles on their own power of by the tow bar, saddle mount, or other similar method.
SB 173 50-0 (1947) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to provide and require all motor bus companies whose operation extends one hundred miles or more to maintain bus depots in certain cities and towns separate and apart from any other business other than another motor bus or transportation business; providing a penalty; providing a saving clause.
SB 196 50-0 (1947) Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the declaration of the reasonable value of household goods, personal effects and used office furniture and equipment by the shipper, owner or his agent at the time same are tendered to specialized motor carriers or other carries for hire for transportation; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
SB 217 50-0 (1947) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to provide that any incorporated city or town in the State of Texas shall be authorized and empowered to levy and collect a city permit fee or a street rental charge on motor vehicles transporting passengers for hire under the provisions of a city ordinance and not under permit or certificate of the Railroad Commission of the State of Texas or the Interstate Commerce Commission.
SB 333 50-0 (1947) Author: Stewart, W. Lacy Relating to authorizing common carriers within this State to grant and issue annual passes to certain employees of the Sheriff's Association of Texas when on official business.
SB 347 50-0 (1947) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to amending a previous Act, by providing for penalties of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) for each and every day of violation of any lawful order of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 22 49-0 (1945) Author: Cato, Arthur | et. al. Relating to striking certain words and figures from certain Acts relative to truck load limits.
HB 286 49-0 (1945) Author: Sadler, Harley Herman Relating to prohibiting motor bus companies which are or may be actually and lawfully engaged in operating motor buses on regular schedules on and over the highways of Texas from discriminating on schedules having empty seats against intending passengers on the ground that the trip they propose or intent to take is between points within the boundaries of the State of Texas.
HB 316 49-0 (1945) Author: Cato, Arthur Relating to fixing the rate to be charged by a common carrier in the intrastate transportation of passengers for compensation under certain conditions as set forth in said Act, and providing the method for collecting said fare when either tickets are sold or cash fare is collected; providing a penalty.
HB 429 49-0 (1945) Author: Messer, Lon T. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide that any incorporated city or town in the State of Texas shall be authorized and empowered to levy and collect a license fee on motor vehicles for hire, and to regulate the sue of the same in such incorporated city or town.
HB 448 49-0 (1945) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to levying an occupation tax on operators of motor-propelled vehicles engaged in the transportation of property over the highways of and within the State of Texas; and repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 586 49-0 (1945) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" Relating to amending certain Act by requiring commercial motor vehicles to carry warning signal equipment, adding red reflex reflectors for use as such; providing a penalty.
HB 618 49-0 (1945) Author: Davis, Jr., Harry L. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the reciprocity between Texas and the other States of the United States with reference to the payment of certain fees and expenses by Motor Carriers operating exclusively in interstate commerce with certain exceptions.
HB 622 49-0 (1945) Author: Cummings, James W. | et. al. Relating to levying an occupation tax on every person, agent, receiver, trustee, firm, association, corporation or copartnershiop, for the privilege of maintaining, operating or using on the highways, streets and alleys of this State, any car, taxicab, bus, street car, or any other vehicle used for the transportation of persons for which compensation is paid to the owner or operator for transporting people for hire; providing for penalties for failure to comply with the provisions of this Act.
HB 723 49-0 (1945) Author: Harris, Joe Relating to providing all blind persons with "seeing eye" dogs shall be permitted on all common carriers for passengers in the State of Texas, providing that such dogs shall be muzzled by its owner while on such carriers, and that the carrier shall designate where such dog shall ride when being so carried or conveyed, and that there shall be no additional fare for such dogs; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
SB 133 49-0 (1945) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to bonds and insurance policies before a permit or certificate of public convenience may be issued to any motor carrier.
SB 150 49-0 (1945) Author: Bullock, Pat M. Relating to prohibit motor bus companies which are or may be actually and lawfully engaged in operation from discriminating on schedules having empty seats against intending passengers on the ground that the trip they propose is between points within the boundaries of the State of Texas.
SB 183 49-0 (1945) Author: Jones, Charles R. Relating to revising the Vital Statistics Law so as to secure records of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths pertaining to names, location, and identity of citizens of this State; defining certain offenses and prescribing penalties therefor; prescribing the method for enforcing the provisions of this Act.
SB 184 49-0 (1945) Author: Mauritz, Fred | et. al. Relating to increasing the maximum gross load limit on commercial motor vehicles and combinations thereof from thirty-eight thousand (38,000) pounds to forty-eight thousand (48,000) pounds and, regulating the gross load of commercial motor vehicles and combinations thereof; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 31 48-0 (1943) Author: Knight, Roger A. Relating to requiring the granting by the Railroad Commission of certificates of public convenience and necessity for the operation of motor vehicles for the transportation of persons and property for compensation or hire over the public highways of this State between and serving cities, towns and villages located on or served by any railroad, etc.; and repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict.
HB 63 48-0 (1943) Author: Knight, Roger A. Relating to levying an occupation tax on each company doing public transportation for hire.
HB 80 48-0 (1943) Author: Cato, Arthur Relating to declaring the ownership of motor truck and motor bus lines by railroad companies to be contrary to the genius of free government and making it unlawful for railroad companies to own, control or operate any motor truck lines or motor bus lines for the carrying of freight or passengers for compensation or hire in this State.
HB 115 48-0 (1943) Author: Knight, Roger A. Relating to amending Articles relative to the value of railroads, bus lines and truck lines and their appurtenances.
HB 187 48-0 (1943) Author: Montgomery, Sr., William Calvin | et. al. Relating to providing all blind persons with "Seeing-Eye" dogs shall be permitted on all common carriers for passengers in the State of Texas and providing there shall be no additional fare for such "Seeing-Eye" dogs; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 344 48-0 (1943) Author: Knight, Roger A. Relating to fixing the rate to be charged by a common carrier in the intrastate transportation of passengers for compensation under certain conditions as set forth in this Act; providing a penalty.
HB 354 48-0 (1943) Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to a tax on intangible assets of motor bus companies, etc.; requiring the filing of reports with the State Tax Commissioner; providing for penalties for failure to file said report; containing a saving clause.
HB 375 48-0 (1943) Author: Hutchins, Sr., Edgar | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the transportation of persons or property in intrastate commerce by aircraft.
HB 459 48-0 (1943) Author: Gardner, Clifton C. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that the owner of any motor bus may register said bus if he so desires with the State Highway Department through the County Tax Collector of any county through which the motor bus company operates according to its fixed schedule rather than in the county in which the owner resides.
HB 588 48-0 (1943) Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. Relating to providing for an occupation tax on the gross receipts of each individual, partnership, company, association or corporation doing business as a "taxicab carrier" or "jitney carrier".
HB 632 48-0 (1943) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" Relating to regulating the separation and seating of White and Negro passengers on motor buses operating for hire; fixing a penalty for the violation hereof.
HB 670 48-0 (1943) Author: Summers, Sr., Burke T. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that all fees paid by common carrier motor bus operators and common carrier motor freight lines who or which operate in more than one county in this State ever fixed routes for the registration of motor vehicles shall be remitted by the County Tax collector to the State Highway Department which said Department shall deport the fees in the State Treasury in the State Highway Fund and thereafter sixty (60%) per cent of the fees paid by each common carrier shall be distributed among the various counties into or through which each such carrier operates, so that each county will receive the same proportion of sixty (60%) per cent of the total fees paid by such carrier as the mileage of that carrier in each county bears to the total mileage of such carrier in this State.
SB 119 48-0 (1943) Author: Morris, George C. | et. al. Relating to authorizing persons licensed as chauffeurs and seventeen (17) years of age or over to operate motor vehicles used as public or common carriers of persons or school buses during the present war.
SB 163 48-0 (1943) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to repealing laws requiring additional license fees to be paid by owners of vehicles using Diesel motors.
SB 198 48-0 (1943) Author: Jones, Charles R. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that the owner of any motor bus may register said bus if he so desires with the State Highway Department through the County Tax Collector of any county through which the motor bus company operates according to its fixed schedule rather than in the county in which the owner resides.
HB 20 47-0 (1941) Author: Kersey, W. Clinton | et. al. Relating to providing for licensing of operators, commercial operators, and chauffeurs; providing a penalty.
HB 24 47-0 (1941) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to amending certain laws relative to fixing the load limit which may be lawfully carried on commercial motor vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers or semi-trailers on the public highways outside of the limits of an incorporated city or town; providing penalties.
HB 25 47-0 (1941) Author: Bell, John Junior | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts, excepting from the definition of "Motor Carrier" and "Contract Carrier" certain persons, firms, and corporations; exempting certain persons, firms and corporations transporting under certain circumstances and conditions their own employees or property.
HB 26 47-0 (1941) Author: Alsup, Lon E. Relating to amending the General and Special Laws relative to license plates for trucks owned and operated by farmers.
HB 88 47-0 (1941) Author: Alsup, Lon E. | et. al. Relating to amending the General and Special Laws relative to defining "Commercial Motor Vehicle"; prescribing license fees for the registration of road tractors, trailers or semi-trailers, and motor busses.
HB 351 47-0 (1941) Author: Lowry, Leslie D. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts providing for the creation of a class of common carrier motor carriers to be known as "specialized motor carriers;" defining the terms "specialized motor carrier," "specialized equipment," "property requiring specialized equipment," and "oil field equipment"; giving the Railroad Commission of Texas authority to issue certificates of convenience and necessity authorizing the operation of specialized motor carriers.
HB 390 47-0 (1941) Author: Howington, H. Frank Relating to amending a certain Act relating to increasing the load limit on commercial motor vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers, or semi-trailers, operated on the public highways of this state to 20,000 pounds, for a period of two years from the effective date of this Act.
HB 579 47-0 (1941) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to an Act providing that any license and weight inspector of the Department of Public Safety or other designated officers believing the gross weight of any vehicle to be unlawful may cause same to be weighed; fixing penalties for violating this Act.
HB 599 47-0 (1941) Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" Relating to the operation of commercial motor vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers or semi-trailers, or any combination of such vehicles on the public highways of Texas; limiting the hours any person may operate any such motor vehicle; providing a penalty.
HB 600 47-0 (1941) Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" Relating to requiring the State Department of Public Safety to inspect and test all commercial motor vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers and semi-trailers semi-annually; requiring immediate repair of defective equipment; providing a penalty.
HB 635 47-0 (1941) Author: Gandy, Joe W. Relating to regulating or prohibiting the operation of commercial motor vehicles with certain exceptions, during certain periods of time and providing a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 671 47-0 (1941) Author: Spacek, Rudolph B. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes so that trucks hauling tomatoes or transporting same are hereby excluded from the terms of this Act, and no inspection or certification thereof shall be required.
HB 702 47-0 (1941) Author: Pevehouse, Doyle Relating to exempting busses owned and operated by churches from the payment of registration fees.
HB 791 47-0 (1941) Author: Hoyo, John C. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act excepting passenger cars used in the delivery of the United States mails from the term "Commercial Motor Vehicle."
HB 810 47-0 (1941) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to the powers of Railroad Corporations.
HB 853 47-0 (1941) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the granting by the Railroad Commission of certificates of public convenience and necessity to operate as a common carrier.
HB 1039 47-0 (1941) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to defining and limiting the term "intrastate business."
HB 1093 47-0 (1941) Author: Harris, Sr., Ludd W. "Pete" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act changing the filing fee required to accompany every application filed for an order approving the lease, sale, or transfer of any certificate of convenience and necessity.
HB 1105 47-0 (1941) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to correcting a typographical error in certain Act by striking out the word "predecessor" in Section 4 and substituting in lieu thereof the word "successor."
SB 1 47-0 (1941) Author: Kelley, Rogers | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the operation of vehicles on the public highways of Texas.
SB 14 47-0 (1941) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article providing for the authorization of the issuance of free passes on carriers to the members of families of furloughed, pensioned, and superannuated employees; the widows of deceased former superannuated and/or pensioned employees; the remains of any persons killed or who may have died in the employment of a common carrier; providing the Act shall take effect from and after its passage.
SB 35 47-0 (1941) Author: Brownlee, J. Houghton Relating to exempting private carrier trucks from regulation by Railroad Commission.
SB 43 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the annual registration and prescribing licensing fees of commercial motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers; requiring drivers of commercial motor vehicles to carry certificates; providing penalties.
SB 51 47-0 (1941) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to requiring all railroad companies to equip cabooses with electric lights; providing a penalty.
SB 66 47-0 (1941) Author: Martin, Jesse E. Relating to amending certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes permitting free railroad transportation of families of retired employees.
SB 84 47-0 (1941) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending certain Act fixing the load limit which may be lawfully carried on commercial motor vehicles outside of the limits of an incorporated city or town; providing a penalty.
SB 121 47-0 (1941) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to amending certain Act exempting from the definition of "Motor Carrier" and "contract Carrier" certain persons, firms and corporations transporting under certain circumstances and conditions their own employees or property in which they have an interest as consignee or agent.
SB 152 47-0 (1941) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to amending certain Article extending the provisions of the I.G.N. Railroad law to other common and contract carriers to protect claims and damages.
SB 297 47-0 (1941) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to amending certain Article regarding the limitation or restriction of the liability of railroads and other common carriers as it exists at common law; providing that said railroads shall not limit or restrict their liability as such by any general or special notices or by inserting exceptions in the bill of lading or memorandum given upon the receipt of the goods for transportation.
SB 357 47-0 (1941) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to regulating or prohibiting the operation of commercial motor vehicles with certain exceptions, during certain periods of time and providing a penalty for the violation thereof.
SB 380 47-0 (1941) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending certain Act requiring the granting by the Railroad Commission of certificates of public convenience and necessity for the operation of motor vehicles for the transportation of property for compensation or hire over the public highways of this state between and serving cities.
SB 381 47-0 (1941) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to regulating, and under some conditions, prohibiting the transportation of inflammable liquids and explosives over the public highways of this State by motor vehicle; providing a penalty.
HB 13 46-0 (1939) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the operation of commercial motor vehicles on public highways.
HB 14 46-0 (1939) Author: Mays, Sr., Abe M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the operation of vehicles on the public highways; fixing the load limit, equipment on certain carriers and the regulation of the amount of tonnage to be transported on any motor vehicle.
HB 50 46-0 (1939) Author: Thornberry, William Homer | et. al. Relating to providing for licensing of operators, commercial operators and chauffeurs; providing a penalty.
HB 55 46-0 (1939) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to the requirement of the Railroad Commission of Texas to prescribe rules and regulations governing the issuance of tickets and bills of lading intrastate motor bus and truck carriers for transportation of passengers and property for hire; providing penalties.
HB 72 46-0 (1939) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" Relating to amending certain Acts to be known as the Motor Carrier Act of Texas; providing that said Motor Carrier Act shall not apply to a private carrier; providing a penalty.
HB 94 46-0 (1939) Author: King, Delmar L. Relating to amending a certain Act regulating the size of commercial motor vehicles, etc.
HB 120 46-0 (1939) Author: Harrell, Mason Douglas | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act requiring separate compartments for street cars, interurban cars and commercial motor vehicles so as to secure separate accommodations for the white and colored races.
HB 121 46-0 (1939) Author: Harrell, Mason Douglas | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act requiring separate coaches and compartments for the accommodation of white and negro passengers, so as to extend to busses, streetcars, etc.
HB 224 46-0 (1939) Author: Loggins, Edgar Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the sale and transfer of contract carrier permits issued under the provisions of this section of the Act.
HB 237 46-0 (1939) Author: Baker, H. Cecil Relating to amending a certain Act to provide for the granting of certificates of public convenience and necessity, requiring certain service of common carrier motor carriers.
HB 278 46-0 (1939) Author: Broadfoot, Albert S. | et. al. Relating to creating Ports of Entry under the jurisdiction and administration of the Railroad Commission of Texas, etc.
HB 283 46-0 (1939) Author: Johnson, Jr., B. Thomas "Nub" Relating to regulating brokers who sell transportation who make any contract, agreement, or arrangement to provide, procure, furnish, or arrange transportation, or introduce parties; to require such brokers to have a broker's license; providing penalties.
HB 331 46-0 (1939) Author: Bond, Bowlen | et. al. Relating to defining, regulating, licensing, and taxing itinerant merchants by motor vehicle and the business conducted by them.
HB 400 46-0 (1939) Author: McDaniel, Lloyd C. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act to eliminate the fee charged and/or collected for issuance of a chauffeur's license.
HB 424 46-0 (1939) Author: Mays, Sr., Abe M. Relating to amending certain Article to provide for annual reports of free passes, franks and transportation; prescribing a penalty for violation.
HB 452 46-0 (1939) Author: Goodman, James H. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article to eliminate the issuance of special commodity permits on household goods.
HB 488 46-0 (1939) Author: Mays, Sr., Abe M. Relating to amending a certain Article providing a more definite definition of the term "motor carrier."
HB 597 46-0 (1939) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" Relating to amending a certain Article that no person shall be required to obtain an operator's or chauffeur's license for the purpose of driving or operating a road roller or any motor propelled vehicle operated in the service of any municipality, county or department of the State.
HB 746 46-0 (1939) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act to raise the load limit on livestock and certain agricultural products.
HB 766 46-0 (1939) Author: Dwyer, Pat Relating to making it an offense for any motor transportation company, its agents or employees transporting passengers for hire to sell a seat in said motor transportation vehicle beyond the seating capacity of said motor bus or vehicle; prescribing penalties.
HB 794 46-0 (1939) Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the issuance of in-transit permits by the State Highway Commission to any person, firm or corporation engaged in and using the drive-a-way system of transporting motor vehicles under their own power.
HB 839 46-0 (1939) Author: Harrell, Mason Douglas | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relative to the application for registration of any commercial motor vehicle, truck-tractor, trailer or semi-trailer; providing that the applicant shall deliver to the tax collector a certified public weigher's certificate.
HB 860 46-0 (1939) Author: Ragsdale, Bailey B. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for lighted flares to be placed upon highways during a certain period by commercial motor vehicles, truck tractors, trailers, or semi-trailers, or motor bus or wreckers, or any vehicle; providing a penalty.
HB 944 46-0 (1939) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to authorizing and empowering the Railroad Commission of Texas to regulate stations, terminals, or depots operated by a motor bus company or companies and to provide for the establishment of union bus terminals, stations, or depots by a requirement for the construction, acquisition, operation, and maintenance of union terminals and joint facilities; providing penalties.
SB 1 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a certain Act relating to prescribing a formula and fixing the load limit which may lawfully be transported on motor vehicles outside the limits of an incorporated city or town.
SB 2 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a certain Act fixing the load limit which may be lawfully transported on commercial motor vehicles outside the limits of an incorporated city or town.
SB 3 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to providing for licensing of operators, commercial operators and chauffeurs; making it unlawful for certain persons to operate a school bus or any motor vehicle while in use as a public or common carrier of persons; providing a penalty.
SB 23 46-0 (1939) Author: Roberts, Morris Relating to amending the "Motor Carrier Act of Texas," providing that said act shall not apply to a private carrier; permitting the operation of private carrier without the Railroad Commission restrictions; making it unlawful and providing a penalty for the operation of vehicles by private carriers without a private carrier's permit.
SB 75 46-0 (1939) Author: Nelson, G. Hobert Relating to regulating brokers who sell transportation or who may make any contract, agreement or arrangement to provide, procure, furnish or arrange for transportation, furnish information relative to such transportation, or introduce parties; providing penalties.
SB 330 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a certain Act conferring upon the State Highway Department authority to issued permits for operation of vehicles on the public highways in the transportation of perishable fruits, vegetables, livestock or livestock feed stuffs in a weight or load limits now or hereafter allowed by law therefore to be transported over a State Highway.
SB 378 46-0 (1939) Author: Collie, Wilbourne Bailey Relating to suspending provisions a certain Section of an Act making seasonal suspension of load limits for motor vehicles transporting perishable agricultural products, including fruits and vegetables.
HB 259 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing for the sale, lease, assignment, and/or transfer of permits owned or obtained under this Section.
HB 1005 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing that the Railroad Commission of Texas may issue special permits to transport used office furniture and equipment for hire by motor vehicles.
SB 261 45-0 (1937) Relating to authorizing Railroad Commission to appoint examiners to conduct hearings and make recommendations regarding motor carriers.
HB 690 44-0 (1935) Relating to providing for schedule of weights whereby the load weight of lumber hauled by trucks on the highways of this State can be determined.
HB 796 44-0 (1935) Relating to providing for lighted flares to be placed on highways during a certain period by commercial motor vehicles, truck tractors, trailers, or semi-trailers, or motor bus or wreckers; providing a penalty.
HB 15 43-0 (1933) Author: Alexander, Bob | et. al. Relating amending certain statute relating to the licensing of chauffeurs of trucks.
SB 78 43-0 (1933) Relating to providing that before a permit or certificate of public convenience and necessity may be issued to any motor carrier, or before any motor carrier may lawfully operate under such permit or certificate, such motor carrier shall file with the Commission bonds and insurance policies issued by companies authorized by law to transact business in Texas, in an amount to be fixed by the Commission under such rules and regulations as it may prescribe.
HB 53 43-1 (1933) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" | et. al. Relating to reducing registration license fees on commercial motor vehicles, without trailers or semi-trailers, when same are used exclusively by the owner thereof, in the transportation of his poultry, dairy, livestock and farm products, grown or produced by him, to market or to other points for processing, and for the transportation of supplies by the owner of such commercial motor vehicle from place of purchase to his own farm or ranch for his exclusive use; prescribing penalties for violation thereof.
HB 63 43-1 (1933) Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell Relating to regulating the business of transporting persons for hire or for compensation over the public roads, highways or bridges of the State of Texas, whether as a common carrier, contract or charter carrier, or as a transportation agency or travel bureau for obtaining a co-traveler or co-travelers to share the expense of a trip or to act as an intermediary in connection therewith as a broker for hire, agent or otherwise, whereby the expense of a trip or trips is to be shared or to solicit, induce or encourage another to purchase an interest in a motor vehicle in violation of this Act unless the person, driver or chauffeur in charge of the motor vehicle shall first comply with the laws of this State in connection with the obtaining of proper licenses; making the violation of this Act a misdemeanor and providing a penalty.
HB 9 43-3 (1934) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" | et. al. Relating to reducing registration license fees on commercial motor vehicles, without trailers or semi-trailers, when same are used exclusively by the owner thereof, in the transportation of his poultry, dairy, livestock and farm products, grown or produced by him to market, or to other points for sale or processing, and for the transportation of laborers from their place of residence and materials, tools, equipment and supplies, without charge, by the owner of such commercial motor vehicle from place of purchase or storage to his own farm or ranch for his exclusive use or use on such farm; prescribing penalties for violation thereof.
HB 335 42-0 (1931) Author: Murphy, Edward Thad | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws so as to further regulate motor carriers transporting property for hire over the public highways.
HB 356 42-0 (1931) Author: Bond, Thomas R. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes regulating reports required to be made to the Railroad Commission by corporations, companies and persons issuing free transportation, by providing that such report shall be made as and when requested by the Railroad Commission of Texas, and fixing a penalty for violation of the law.
HB 628 42-0 (1931) Author: Stephens, George C. Relating to the compressing of cotton.
HB 648 42-0 (1931) Author: Harman, William Murdock Relating to amending certain articles relating to taxation of express companies.
HB 704 42-0 (1931) Author: Kennedy, Joseph Charles Relating to providing that no officer or employee of the State of Texas, any county, city, town, or village, or any municipality or political subdivision, using or accepting the benefits of any free pass or franking privilege of any railroad, interurban, motor bus or other transportation line, shall charge or collect from the State, county, city, town, village, municipality, or political subdivision, the amount he would have paid had he not used such free pass; fixing the penalty.
SB 85 42-0 (1931) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to amending certain Acts regulating registration of non-resident motor vehicles or trailers.
HB 84 41-0 (1929) Author: Prendergast, F. H. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas forbidding drinking of intoxicating liquor on any common carrier. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 119 41-0 (1929) Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al. Relating to safety equipment for locomotive engines, providing that whistles or sounding devices shall be used on such locomotives. House: Common Carriers
HB 654 41-0 (1929) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. Relating to defining motor carriers and placing such motor carriers under the regulation of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 155 41-1 (1929) Author: Beck, Walter H. Relating to more accurately defining the term "Motor Bus Company" and better defining the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas, in the regulation of motor bus transportation; providing for penalties and punishment for the violation of the provisions of said Act, and for the violation of the rules and regulations of the Railroad Commission; amending certain laws.
HB 157 41-2 (1929) Author: Stevenson, Coke Robert | et. al. Relating to requiring drivers of certain vehicles to have and exhibit to peace officers upon demand written permit covering movements of livestock and domestic fowls contained therein, or to make written statement in the absence of said permit, and providing penalties.
HB 167 41-2 (1929) Author: Kemble, Sr., George Clark | et. al. Relating to regulation of motor carriers transporting property over public highways, so as to provide for cancellation of insurance policies on property insured under said Act; amending certain laws.
SB 10 41-2 (1929) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" Relating to providing that the Highway Department may issue a permit upon the application of any person, firm or corporation to operate over a state super-heavy or over-size equipment for the transportation of such commodities as cannot be reasonably dismantled, where the gross weight or size exceeds the limits allowed by law, providing for the form of an application for a permit, providing for the filing of a bond for damage that might occur to the highway, providing for a fee to be filed with each bond, providing for venue for suits on such bonds, and providing a form of permit.
HB 55 41-4 (1930) Author: Allred, Sr., Sam Houston | et. al. Relating to amending the Motor Vehicle Registration Law.
HB 32 41-5 (1930) Author: Allred, Sr., Sam Houston | et. al. Relating to amending registration law relating to farm trailers.
HB 12 40-0 (1927) Author: Pool, Adrian C. Relating to amending an Act authorizing the locator or owner of a mine or mining claim to connect the same by an aerial tramway with nearest smelter or line of railroad and to purchase or condemn a right-of-way therefor upon certain conditions.
HB 50 40-0 (1927) Author: Beck, Walter H. Relating to regulating motor propelled passenger vehicles not usually operated on or over rails and engaged regularly in the business of transporting passengers for compensation or hire over the public highways of the State; fixing penalty for violation of the law and the rules and regulations of the Commission.
HB 136 40-1 (1927) Author: Beck, Walter H. Relating to amending certain laws by providing that that the Railroad Commission of Texas shall have supervision over, and power to regulate, the public service rendered by and the payments and charges of motor bus companies or others operating depots, termini, waiting rooms, etc., appurtenant to or in connection with any motor bus service.
HB 141 40-1 (1927) Author: Beck, Walter H. Relating to amending certain laws so as to provide for the enforcement of the Act by assessing and collecting a penalty instead of making the failure to obey the law a misdemeanor.
HB 23 39-0 (1925) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" | et. al. Relating to regulating the lights and lighting and operation of motor vehicles, tractors, motorcycles and bicycles in this State; prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act. House: Highways and Motor Traffic
SB 71 39-0 (1925) Author: Bowers, Richard Saffarrans | et. al. Relating to placing all motor vehicles operating for hire over the highway of this State under the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission; defining motor vehicles, motor carriers, public highways, Railroad Commission, Highway Commission, and declaring all motor carriers to be common carriers subject to the regulations of the State of Texas. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
HB 69 38-0 (1923) Author: Carpenter, William C. Relating to providing that carriers cannot limit their responsibility as it exists at common law by adding thereto a provision making the carrier liable for the full, actual loss, damage or injury, and defining status of notice or knowledge of the purpose for which goods are being shipped.
HB 535 38-0 (1923) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" Relating to fixing the rate of speed for motor vehicles upon the public highways of the State and within the corporate limits of any incorporated cities or towns and within the boundaries of towns and villages not incorporated.
HB 236 38-2 (1923) Author: Carpenter, Lewis Thomas Relating to authorizing steam or electric railway companies, street railway companies, interurban railway companies and other chartered transportation companies, sleeping car companies, or persons or association of persons operating the same, or the receivers or lessees thereof, or their officers, agents or employees, to issue free transportation to ministers of religion in this State when making intrastate trips.
SB 45 38-2 (1923) Author: Rogers, Jr., Woodville Jefferson | et. al. Relating to regulating motor trucks and jitney lines operating for hire on public roads and authorizing street, suburban and interurban railway companies to operate motor trucks or jitney lines for transportation of passengers for hire in incorporated cities and towns subject to regulation by such cities and towns and within five miles thereto under regulation by commissioners' courty of the county.
HB 9 37-0 (1921) Author: Davis, John Relating to amend a certain Act of the law regulating the movement of traffic through the ports of Texas.
HB 31 37-0 (1921) Author: Pollard, Sr., Tomas (Thomas) Glover Relating to a certain Act regarding preferences to consignees of freight, etc.; providing a penalty.
HB 54 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to a certain Act protecting and facilitating the movement of commerce by common carriers.
HB 90 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to a certain Act regarding employment of counsel in personal injury cases.
HB 92 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to a certain Act regarding the issuance of free transportation by railway and street railway companies.
HB 196 37-0 (1921) Author: Crawford, W. S. | et. al. Relating to a certain Act regarding exemptions as affecting employees and ex-employees of common carriers, express, railway, telegraph, news and other companies, persons and corporations, performing service for or in connection with the operation of the railways.
HB 230 37-0 (1921) Author: Johnson, Jr., Samuel Ealy "Sam" Relating to a certain Act authorizing any transportation company to grant free passes to a state pensioner.
HB 294 37-0 (1921) Author: Wadley, J. D. | et. al. Relating to authorizing railway companies, etc., to grant free passes to certain employees.
SB 101 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to providing for and increasing the annual license fee on commercial vehicles.
HB 32 37-1 (1921) Author: Johnson, Benjamin F. Relating to amending the law relating to license fees on commercial motor vehicles.
SB 16 37-1 (1921) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to providing an amendment to what is known as the Commercial Motor Truck Law.
HB 137 36-0 (1919) Author: Davis, Henry Phillip Relating requiring all persons, firms, or corporations operating motor trucks on the public roads and highways of the State, either for private use or for the public, for the purpose of carrying freight to obtain from the commissioners court to the county in which it is proposed to operate such motor trucks a permit to use the public road or highways of the county; providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 398 36-0 (1919) Author: Bonham, Herbert Spencer Relating to more amending certain statutes definitely defining connecting carriers, making each of them an agent for the others, for certain purposes and fixing their contract relations to shippers; providing what shall be prima facie evidence of the relations, duties and liabilities of such carriers to the owners or shippers of such freight, baggage or other property transported, notwithstanding, contrary stipulations contrary to the provisions of this Act shall be void.
HB 472 36-0 (1919) Author: Brady, Leo C. Relating to amending certain articles providing for the application to operate a motor vehicle as a chauffeur; prescribing the amount and time of payment of an annual fee; requiring the application to be sworn to and accompanied by the affidavits of two reputable citizens; authorizing the issuance of a badge; requiring the keeping of a record and the furnishing of the names of the licensed chauffeur to the county clerk and chiefs of police of the cities of the State.
SB 164 36-0 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to defining as common carriers within this State persons, firms, associations of persons and corporations operating motor vehicles and other self-propelling public conveyances, and affording means of street transportation similar to that ordinarily afforded by street railways, but not operated upon fixed tracks; requiring permits; fixing a penalty for the violation of said Act.
SB 281 36-0 (1919) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending certain statute by more definitely defining connecting carriers, making each of them an agent for other, for certain purposes and fixing their contracts relations to shippers. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 284 36-0 (1919) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass | et. al. Relating to regulating bills of lading; prescribing the terms thereof, defining non-negotiable or straight bills of lading; prescribing offenses under this Act, and penalties therefor. Senate: Insurance and Banking
SB 343 36-0 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to amending certain statutes defining connecting carriers by making each of them an agent for the others for certain purposes and fixing their contract relations to shippers; providing that bills of lading, waybills, receipts, checks or other instruments issued by either of such carriers or other proof showing receipt of freight, baggage or property transportation, shall be prima facie evidence of the relations, duties and liabilities of such carriers to the owners or shippers of such freight, baggage or other property transported, notwithstanding, contrary stipulations by any of such carriers. Senate: Internal Improvements
SB 116 36-2 (1919) Author: Strickland, Jeff J. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the hauling or transportation of nitro glycerin.
HB 6 36-4 (1920) Author: Fly, William Madden | et. al. Relating to protecting the movement of commerce through the ports of Texas.
HB 25 35-0 (1917) Author: Beason, Augustine L. Relating to levying an occupation tax on livery stable keepers and proprietors of stage hacks and transfer lines; fixing a penalty.
HB 147 35-0 (1917) Author: Florer, James A. Relating to providing for the use and operation of rent automobiles; requiring a license and bond and prohibiting the transportation of intoxicating liquors.
HB 227 35-0 (1917) Author: Cope, W. D. Relating to the issuance of free passes on railroads and common carriers to the Fire Marshal of the State Fire Insurance Commission and those acting for him while engaged in fire prevention.
HB 345 35-0 (1917) Author: Swope, J. Hargrove Relating to the protection and preservation of wild game, game birds and water fowl.
HB 841 35-0 (1917) Author: Harris, J. F. Relating to shipment of certain game.
SB 68 35-0 (1917) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to defining common carrier pipe lines engaged, or to engage in the transportation of petroleum oil; giving the Railroad Commission of Texas the power to regulate the rate of such transportation by such common carriers; fixing penalties for violation of this Act, and the rules and orders of said commission.
SB 101 35-0 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to declaring it to be unlawful for any railway company or Receiver thereof to confiscate or take for their own use any article of freight received by it or them for transportation and delivery; providing penalties.
SB 219 35-0 (1917) Author: Bailey, John Heywood | et. al. Relating to denying to railroad corporations and other common carrier corporations the right to have, claim or enforce powers and privileges given to them by the laws of Texas where such corporation shall disobey laws of the State or rules and regulations of the Railroad Commission of Texas as to intrastate rates.
SB 358 35-0 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to amending the Revised Statutes of Texas relating to exemptions as affecting employees and ex-employees of railways from provisions of anti-pass laws.
SB 422 35-0 (1917) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to defining common carrier pipe lines engaged or to engage in the transportation of natural gas; declaring common carriers to be public utilities and making them subject to the provisions of this act; giving the Railroad Commission of Texas the power to regulate the rate of such transportation.
HB 12 35-1 (1917) Author: Harris, J. F. Relating to amending the law relating to the shipment of certain game.
HB 112 34-0 (1915) Author: Laas, Herman Relating to the handling of cotton while in transit, defining duties of transportation companies, owner or owners of cotton compresses and cotton factors and making certain requirements of them.
HB 272 34-0 (1915) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. | et. al. Relating to regulating the operation of automobiles or other motor vehicles for the transportation of passengers for hire in certain cities; prohibiting the operation of such without a licenses; prescribing a penalty.
HB 352 34-0 (1915) Author: Burton, Charles A. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws relating to exemptions as affecting employees and ex-employees of common carriers; providing for the equipment of railroad trains with safety appliances, constables.
HB 435 34-0 (1915) Author: Spradley, Charles Milton Relating to prescribing how and by whom tickets may be sold by companies engaged in the carrying and transportation of passengers; providing penalties.
HB 624 34-0 (1915) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton | et. al. Relating to preventing owners, drivers and persons in charge of automobiles, cabs or other vehicles from making and collecting excessive charges; prescribing penalties.
SB 14 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to governing bonds given by employees to common carriers or other corporations.
SB 171 34-0 (1915) Author: Conner, Robert P. Relating to amending certain laws relating to causes of action for which attorney fees may be claimed by adding thereto damages for injury to livestock shipments or hay, hay-stacks or grass destroyed by fire or injury to the turf where grass is destroyed by fire or the injury to or destruction of any fence, farm utensil or farm product.
SB 199 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to amending a certain Act relating to exemptions as affecting employees and ex-employees of common carriers, express, railway, telegraph, news and other companies performing service for or in connection with the operation of the railways.
SB 340 34-0 (1915) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the presentation of a written statement by the shipper in lieu of an affidavit when there is no person authorized by law to administer oaths accessible at the point of shipment.
HB 71 33-0 (1913) Author: Burns, Robert T. Relating to providing that any person, firm, or corporation upon whom the duties to take, carry or transport baggage of a passenger is now imposed by law, shall be liable to the said passenger for all actual damages that may arise out of negligent handling.
HB 170 33-0 (1913) Author: Campbell, John W. Relating to providing for ten days notice of sale of unclaimed freight and baggage covered by common carriers.
HB 340 33-0 (1913) Author: Russell, Angus T. | et. al. Relating to regulating the handling of intoxicating liquors, delivered to express companies, railroad companies, and other common carriers, for delivery to consignees in local option territory, prescribing penalties.
HB 352 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" Relating to providing that a shipment over any railroad or common carrier, if shipped from any place within the State and consigned to any other place in the State, shall be considered an intra-state shipment, and shipment to some place outside of the state, shall not be held to make it an interstate shipment.
HB 464 33-0 (1913) Author: Dove, Daniel C. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the issuance of free passes by railroads and other common carriers, making exceptions and prescribing penalties.
HB 168 32-0 (1911) Author: Goodner, W. B. | et. al. Relating to amending Section 2, of Chapter 42, of the General Laws of the Thirtieth Legislature, relating to exemptions of the Anti-Pass Law.
HB 9 31-4 (1910) Relating to requiring all railroad and steamship companies and other common carriers, or receivers thereof, except express companies and pipe line companies, upon receipt of freight, to issue bills of lading and to authenticate, validate or certify such bills of lading under the provisions of this Act; prohibiting the issuance of order bills of lading in sets or in duplicate; creating and defining certain criminal offenses for the violation of the provisions of this Act and with reference to the issuance, negotiation or transfer of bills of lading and prescribing penalties therefor.
HB 361 29-0 (1905) Author: Kennedy, Austin Milton Relating to providing for the levy and collection of taxes upon the gross receipts of certain individuals, firms, joint stock associations, corporations and other persons owning, operating, managing or controlling for profit within this State the business of express companies, sleeping car, palace car and dining car companies, or either; providing penalties for the violations of the provisions of this Act.
SB 52 25-0 (1897) Relating to requiring every express company to keep a general office in this State, and to furnish such information in relation to its property, indebtedness and business, as may be required by the Railroad Commission of Texas, and to provide a penalty for violation of such requirements.
HB 316 24-0 (1895) Relating to fixing the rate of taxation on express companies, and providing penalties for violation of this act.
SB 101 24-0 (1895) Relating to defining connecting lines of common carriers.
HB 275 22-0 (1891) Relating to regulating rates or charges to be made by express companies for the transportation of all such articles of freight, money, papers, and packages of any kind; prescribing penalties.

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