TX HB 2557

Author

Rick Miller
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
512-463-0710

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Bill Text

Category

Intermodal

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State

TX

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Summary

Amends Regional Mobility Authority to define “Intelligent Transportation Systems” available for favorable tax treatment to include a transportation facility or system that increases truck freight efficiencies in the boundaries of an intermodal facility or hub.

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Issue

Amends the Regional Mobility Authority to define “Intelligent Transportation Systems” available for favorable tax treatment to include a transportation facility or system that increases truck freight efficiencies in the boundaries of an intermodal facility or hub. Allows a county to enter into comprehensive development agreements for transportation projects and issue bonds for transportation projects secured by a pledge of the revenues of the project, including contract revenue, grant revenue, or other revenue collected in connection with the project.

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Notes

Effective immediately.

History

02/28/2017 Filed.
03/27/2017 Read first time. Referred to House Committee on Transportation.
04/20/2017 Considered in public hearing in House Committee on Transportation. Committee substitute considered. Left pending in committee.
04/28/2017 Committee substitute considered in House Committee on Transportation. Reported favorably as substituted.
05/03/2017 Committee report filed with committee coordinator.
05/04/2017 Committee report distributed.
05/04/2017 Committee report sent to House calendars.
05/05/2017 Considered in House Calendars.
05/12/2017 Passed House. Reported engrossed.
05/15/2017 Received in Senate.
05/15/2017 Read first time in Senate. Referred to Senate Committee on Transportation.
05/16/2017 Posting rule suspended in Senate.
05/17/2017 Considered in public hearing in Senate Committee on Transportation. Testimony taken.
05/17/2017 Reported favorably without amendments by the Senate Committee on Transportation.
05/17/2017 Recommended for Senate Local and Uncontested Calendar.
05/24/2017 Placed on Local and Uncontested Calendar in the Senate.
05/24/2017 Read second time in Senate and passed to third reading.
05/24/2017 Read third time. Passed Senate.
05/25/2017 Senate passage reported.
05/27/2017 Reported enrolled by Senate.
05/28/2017 Signed in the House.
05/29/2017 Signed in the Senate.
05/30/2017 Sent to Governor.
06/15/2017 Became law without Governor's signature.