TX HB 3511

Author

Wayne Faircloth
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
512-463-0502

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Bill Text

Category

Truck Size and Weight

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State

TX

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Summary

Allows annual permit in certain circumstances for movement of intermodal shipping containers that exceed weight limits.

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Issue

Amends current law to specify that the Texas DMV may issue an annual permit to allow on a state highway the movement of equipment transporting an intermodal shipping container for international that exceeds weight and size limits provided by law if the issuance of the permit is not inconsistent with federal rules, regulations, or interpretations defining a non-divisible load; and the equipment is operated only on a portion of a county road or state highway, including a frontage road adjacent to a federal interstate highway, that is within a 15-mile radius of a port authority.

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Notes

Died upon adjournment.

History

03/09/2017 Filed in House.
03/31/2017 Read first time. Referred to House Committee on Transportation.