TX HB 4021

Author

Joe Deshotel
Room EXT E2.608, P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
512-463-0662

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Bill Text

Category

Ports

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State

TX

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Summary

Amends current law relating to the financing of ports in the state.

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Issue

This bill clarifies that Texas Mobility Funds can only be used for construction or improvements of public roadways that will enhance connectivity to ports. Creates a ship channel improvement revolving fund to assist local sponsors in deepening and widening projects.

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Notes

Companion SB 28 passed and approved by Governor.

History

03/10/2017 Filed in House.
04/04/2017 Read first time. Referred to House Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation and Infrastructure.
04/12/2017 Considered in public hearing in House Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation and Infrastructure. Committee substitute considered in committee. Left pending in committee.
04/25/2017 Considered in formal meeting in House Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation and Infrastructure. Committee substitute considered in committee. Reported favorably as substituted. Recommended to be sent to House Committee on Local and Consent.
04/28/2017 Considered in House Committee on Local and Consent Calendar. Transferred to House Committee on Calendars.
05/01/2017 Report from House Committee on Local and Consent Calendar sent to House calendars.
05/03/2017 Considered in House Calendars.