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HB 3184 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the financing, construction, improvement, maintenance, and operation of transportation and transportation facilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
HB 3588 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; imposing criminal penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
See remarks for effective date
HR 1739 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3184. Reported enrolled
HR 1803 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3184. Reported enrolled
SB 1677 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the financing, construction, improvement, maintenance, and operation of toll facilities by the Texas Department of Transportation. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security No action taken in committee
HB 25 78-2 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. Reported engrossed
SB 3 78-2 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. Filed
HB 2 78-3 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 91st day -- 1/11/04
SB 8 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in committee
SB 21 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the authority of certain banks and trust companies to furnish certain indemnifying bonds and pledge securities required by the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional tollway authority. Filed
HB 3237 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to contracts for the development of transportation projects by the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 298 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to contracts for the development of transportation projects by the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the Texas Department of Transportation. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 342 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the participation of the Texas Department of Transportation in the acquisition, construction, maintenance, and operation of toll facilities. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 343 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to funds maintained by and for the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the Texas Department of Transportation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 409 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the Texas Department of Transportation, including the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1942 76-0 (1999) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority to contract for the development of turnpike projects of the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Turnpike Authority Division of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1943 76-0 (1999) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al. Relating to the pooling of turnpike projects by the Texas Turnpike Authority Division of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2311 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to funds maintained by and for the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2647 76-0 (1999) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the procurement of legal services by the Texas Turnpike Authority Division of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3259 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the authority of the Texas Turnpike Authority Division of the Texas Department of Transportation to manage its affairs, clarify certain statutory provisions, and eliminate inconsistencies within the affected provisions. House: Transportation Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 926 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to the pooling of turnpike projects. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 927 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to contracts for the development of turnpike projects of the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the department. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1009 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the procurement of legal services by the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the Texas Department of Transportation. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1487 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the Texas Department of Transportation to implement an automated enforcement system on toll roads; providing criminal penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 1647 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1751 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to funds maintained by and for the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 124 75-0 (1997) Author: Moffat, Nancy Relating to the continuation of the Texas Turnpike Authority as the North Texas Tollway Authority. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2870 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation, the abolition of the Texas Turnpike Authority, and the creation of regional tollway authorities. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3084 75-0 (1997) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the continuation of the Texas Turnpike Authority, a state agency; the transfer of certain property of that agency to the North Texas Tollway Authority; and the establishment of that tollway authority and other regional tollway authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3335 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the continuation of the Texas Turnpike Authority, a state agency; the authorization of the establishment of regional tollway authorities; and the transfer of certain assets and liabilities of the Texas Turnpike Authority to the North Texas Tollway Authority, a regional tollway authority. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 369 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Texas Turnpike Authority and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Department of Transportation and newly created regional tollway authorities; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes; granting the power of eminent domain; and providing a civil penalty. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Committee report printed and distributed
SB 370 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation, the abolition of the Texas Turnpike Authority, and the creation of regional tollway authorities; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes; granting the power of eminent domain; and providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1751 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the conveyance of a Texas Turnpike Authority project. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
SB 927 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the conveyance of a Texas Turnpike Authority project. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1360 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the operation and management of the Texas Turnpike Authority; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 242 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of Texas Turnpike Authority projects to a county or local government corporation and to the administration and financing of those projects. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 749 72-0 (1991) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Turnpike Authority. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 431 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Turnpike Authority. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1599 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the financing of projects by the Texas Turnpike Authority. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2659 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the commissioning of criminal investigators as peace officers by the Texas Turnpike Authority. House: Public Safety Referred to subcommittee
HB 1355 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David Relating to the authority of the Texas Turnpike Authority to study the feasibility of high speed rail facilities connecting the cities of Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1364 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Montford, John
Providing for agreements in aid of turnpike projects between the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation or counties, political subdivisions (including cities), or local governmental entities and the Texas Turnpike Authority, and the issuance of bonds. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1678 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of the Texas Turnpike Authority to study the feasibility of high speed rail facilities; authorizing payment of the cost thereof out of certain funds of the Texas Turnpike Authority; authorizing the Texas Turnpike Authority to acquire an option on right-of-way; enacting other provisions related to the subject of this legislation; providing for precedence of this Act in the event of any conflict with any other law. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HJR 65 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Montford, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment in aid of turnpikes, toll roads, and toll bridges. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 499 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Providing for agreements in aid of turnpike projects between the Texas Turnpike Authority and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation, counties, political subdivisions, or local governmental entities; providing for the issuance of bonds. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1282 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the authority of the Texas Turnpike Authority to study the feasibility of high speed rail facilities; authorizing payment of the cost thereof out of certain funds of the Texas Turnpike Authority; authorizing the Texas Turnpike Authority to acquire an option on right-of-way; enacting other provisions related to the subject of this legislation; providing for precedence of this Act in the event of any conflict with any other law; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
SCR 109 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, O.H. Granting Kasler Corporation permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Turnpike Authority. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 19 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Proposing a constitutional amendment in aid of turnpikes, toll roads, and toll bridges. Reported favorably w/o amendments
HJR 59 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Proposing a constitutional amendment in aid of turnpike (road) improvements in populous counties (over 400,000) and counties adjoining them. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
SB 1456 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the authority of the Texas Turnpike Authority to pool turnpike projects and to accept loans from the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SJR 24 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Cain, David
Proposing a constitutional amendment in aid of turnpike improvement in certain counties and cities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Record vote
HCR 201 67-0 (1981) Author: Coleman, Ronald
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Granting J.D. Abrams, Inc., permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 126 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. A Senate Concurrent Resolution granting J.D. Abrams, Inc. permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 218 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to the operation of the Texas Turnpike Authority. House: Government Organization Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
SB 125 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Lalor, Lance
Providing for directors, hearings, travel expenses, reports, and consultants relating to the operation of the Texas Turnpike Authority. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 45 65-0 (1977) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the Texas Turnpike Authority's administration of the financial affairs of the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 273 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the Texas Turnpike Authority's administration of the financial affairs of the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HR 141 64-0 (1975) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to urging Texas Turnpike Authority to turn Dallas-Fort Worth turnpike over to the Texas Highway Department as a toll-free road. House: Transportation
HB 955 62-0 (1971) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the membership of the board of directors of the Texas Turnpike Authority and the requirement of an annual report.
SB 366 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to the membership of the board of directors of the Texas Turnpike Authority and the requirement of an annual report.
HB 526 61-0 (1969) Author: Burnett, Robert M. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the expenditure by Texas Turnpike Authority of funds available to it under any trust agreement securing the Turnpike Revenue Bonds of any project for the purpose of studying the feasibility of other Turnpike Projects.
HB 1079 61-0 (1969) Author: Burnett, Robert M. "Bob" Relating to authorizing the Texas Turnpike Authority to construct, maintain and operate mass and/or rapid transit facilities employing the use of rail, monorail, autobus, subway, elevated rail, hovercraft, or any other method of mass or rapid transportation; providing for the power of eminent domain and authorizing contracts for such purposes.
SB 223 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to authorizing the expenditure by the Texas Turnpike Authority subject to prior approval of the Texas Highway Commission of funds available to it under any Trust Agreement securing the Turnpike Revenue Bonds of any project for the purpose of studying the feasibility of other Turnpike Projects, and preparing for the sale of Turnpike Revenue Bonds therefor, and further providing for the borrowing of money for such purposes by Texas Turnpike Authority payable out of revenues of any Turnpike Project as may be permitted by any Trust Agreement securing the Revenue Bonds of any Turnpike Project.
SB 719 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to amending Statutes relating to authorizing the Texas Turnpike Authority to construct, maintain and operate mass and/or rapid transit facilities employing the use of rail, monorail, autobus, subway, elevated rail, hovercraft, or any other method of mass or rapid transportation; providing for the power of eminent domain and authorizing contracts for such purposes.
HB 875 59-0 (1965) Author: Stroud, James W. | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Turnpike Authority.
SB 255 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the establishment of speed limits on turnpikes operated by the Texas Turnpike Authority.
HB 966 54-0 (1955) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing the Texas Turnpike Authority to use and to contract indebtedness against revenues of a Turnpike Project for the purpose of paying expenses (not exceeding $200,000.00) for studies of any other Turnpike Project, subject to the provisions and restrictions contained in any Trust Agreement affecting such revenues; enacting other provisions related to said subject; providing for precedence of this Act over conflicting laws.
HB 4 53-0 (1953) Author: Pyle, Joe | et. al. Relating to facilitating vehicular traffic in the State of Texas by providing for the construction, maintenance, repair and operation of a Turnpike Project; creating the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike Authority and defining its powers and duties; providing for financing the construction of such Project by the issuance of turnpike revenue bonds of the Authority, payable solely from tolls and other revenues to pay the cost of maintenance, repair and operation of such Project and to pay such bonds and the interest thereon.
HB 643 53-0 (1953) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison | et. al. Relating to providing for constructing, operating and maintaining turnpikes within the State of Texas; creating the Turnpike Authority, a body politic and agency of the State; prescribing its powers, duties and limitations.

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