TX SB 28

Author

Brandon Creighton
P.O. Box 12068, Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711
512-463-0104

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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

Effective immediately. Companion to HB 4021.

History

03/03/2017 Filed in Senate.
03/06/2017 Read first time. Referred to Senate Committee on Transportation.
03/22/2017 Hearing in Senate Committee on Transportation.
03/27/2017 Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Transportation.
03/28/2017 Placed on intent calendar in Senate.
03/30/2017 Read second time in Senate. Amended. Passed to engrossment as amended. Read third time.
03/30/2017 Passed Senate.
04/03/2017 Received in House from Senate.
04/13/2017 Read first time.
04/13/2017 Referred to House Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation and Infrastructure.
04/20/2017 Considered in formal meeting in House Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation and Infrastructure. Recommended to be sent to House Committee on Local and Consent. Reported favorably without amendments.
04/24/2017 House Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation and Infrastructure report sent to House Committee on Local and Consent calendar.
04/28/2017 Considered in House Committee on Local and Consent Calendars.
05/01/2017 Report from House Committee on Local and Consent Calendars sent to House calendars.
05/10/2017 Considered in House Committee on Calendars.
05/15/2017 Read second time. Passed to third reading.
05/16/2017 Passed House.
05/17/2017 Reported enrolled.
05/18/2017 Signed in Senate. Signed in House. Sent to Governor.
05/26/2017 Signed by Governor.