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SB 370, 75th Regular Session
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.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/97

Author: Kenneth Armbrister
Joint Author: David Sibley
Coauthor: Jane Nelson
Sponsor: Fred Bosse
Joint Sponsor: Patricia Gray | Clyde Alexander

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1997, 75th R.S.,ch. 1171, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

HB 2870 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Conference Committee:

House Members: (appointed 05/26/1997) Fred Bosse (Chair) | Clyde Alexander | Yvonne Davis | Patricia Gray | Fred Hill |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/24/1997) Kenneth Armbrister (Chair) | David Cain | Steve Ogden | Florence Shapiro | David Sibley |

Subjects:
BONDS
Highways
PORT AUTHORITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Property Interests--Eminent Domain
REGIONAL TOLLWAY AUTHORITY ACT
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions--Newly Proposed
State Finances--Management & Control
Sunset Bills
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF
Transportation--Miscellaneous
TURNPIKE AUTHORITY

House Committee: Transportation (Clyde Alexander, Al Edwards, Charles Finnell, Will Hartnett, Judy Hawley, Fred Hill, Joseph Pickett, Bill Siebert, D.R. Uher)
Minutes: May 7 1997 | February 11 1998 | April 7 1998
Senate Committee: International Relations, Trade & Technology (Carlos Truan, Kenneth Armbrister, Teel Bivins, John Carona, Jon Lindsay, Steve Ogden, Bill Ratliff, Eliot Shapleigh, David Sibley)
Minutes: April 8 1997 | April 14 1997

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