ND HB 1255


Dan Ruby
4620 46th Avenue NW
Minot, ND 58703
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Bill Text


Truck Size and Weight






Creates large truck primary highway network and gives authority to establish truck axle configuration and weight limits.



Directs Department of Transportation to establish a limited transportation network within the state. The initial network consists of selected highways and the interstate system to serve asthe foundation for this system. The department may modify the foundation through a public involvement process established by the department. Establishes advisory committee. The Department of Transportation, in consultation with the advisory committee, may adopt rules to establish the required axle configurations and weight limit requirements for trucks weighing more than one hundred five thousand five hundred pounds [47,854 kilograms] utilizing the network established by this chapter.



Effective 8/1/2017.


01/09/2017 Introduced. First reading. Referred to House Committee on Transportation.
01/27/2017 Hearing in House Committee on Transportation.
02/06/2017 Reported favorably as amended by Committee.
02/07/2017 Amendment adopted by House. Referred to House Committee on Appropriations.
02/14/2017 Reported back to House by Committee. Placed on House calendar.
02/21/2017 Second reading in House. Passed.
02/22/2017 Received in Senate.
02/22/2017 Introduced in Senate. First reading. Referred to Senate Committee on Transportation.
03/16/2017 Hearing in Senate Committee on Transportation.
03/17/2017 Reported by Senate Committee on Transportation with recommendation for passage. Referred to Senate Committee on Appropriations.
03/24/2017 Hearing in Senate Committee on Transportation. Reported to Senate with recommendation for passage.
03/27/2017 Re-referred to Senate Committee on Transportation.
03/28/2017 Reported back amended to Senate by Committee on Transportation. Placed on Senate calendar.
03/29/2017 Passed second reading in Senate as amended.
03/30/2017 Returned to House.
04/04/2017 House concurred in Senate amendment.
04/04/2017 Second reading. Passed House.
04/05/2017 Signed by President of the Senate.
04/06/2017 Signed by Speaker of the House.
04/07/2017 Sent to Governor.
04/12/2017 Signed by Governor.