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13 Document(s) [ Subject: Air transportation ]

Committee: House Transportation
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Transportation, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2006 : a report to the House of Representatives, 80th Texas Legislature
Subjects: Air transportation | Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority | Automobile dealers | Automobiles | Border crossings | Border issues | Border transportation | Burlington Northern Santa Fe | Counties | Electricity transmission and distribution | Electronic surveillance | Eminent domain | Federal funds | International trade | Land use regulations | Ports | Railroads | Rental companies | Rights of way | State budgets | Transportation planning | Transportation, Texas Department of | Underground utility lines | Union Pacific |
Library Call Number: L1836.79 T687
Session: 79th R.S. (2005)
Online version: View report [63 pages  File size: 12,744 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the regulation of utilities by the Texas Department of Transportation relating to utility access along the edge of the road right-of-way and placement of utility facilities along public road rights-of-way. Recommend strategies for the Public Utility Commission and the Department of Transportation to deliver assets of value to the state.
2. Study the relationship between Texas Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration and other federal agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security. Review the effectiveness and efficiency of the funding process for airports, and capacity needs for commercial and private demands. Examine further needs with regard to private and public airports.
3. Examine the transportation planning coordination of land use, including planning for large transportation corridors.
4. Research and study the permissibility of rental care companies to sell used rental motor vehicles on credit union premises and other locations not continuously used for the conduct of used rental motor vehicle sales. Analyze comparative laws from other states permitting such sales by rental car companies on premises other than those owned by the rental car companies.
5. Consider the rail relocation needs of the major metropolitan areas of Texas. Identify possible funding sources.
6. Study the economic infrastructure of the state's main trade corridors with special emphasis on the ability to enhance trade and transportation through increased use of technology. (Joint interim charge with the House Committee on Border and International Affairs)
7. Study the current border and coastal transportation infrastructure and any enhancements needed to meet gorwing international trade and economic development. (Joint interim charge with the House Committee on Border and International Affairs)
8. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: House Transportation
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Transportation, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2002 : a report to the House of Representatives, 78th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Air quality | Air transportation | Competitive bidding | Design/build process | Emissions | Highway finance | Homeland security | North American Free Trade Agreement | Semi-trailer trucks | State government contracts | Terrorism | Texas Mobility Fund | Traffic | Truck inspection stations |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 t687
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [78 pages  File size: 2,628 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study long-term financing options for mobility in Texas. Consider the most efficient and productive ways to fund the mobility fund, contingent upon its approval by the voters. Otherwise, consider additional options for long-term highway funding. Assess the effects of low-bid versus design-build contracting methods. Consider adoption of a level of service for mobility in Texas.
2. Review and consider all issues related to truck transportation at the international border, including (a) the security and efficiency at check points, (b) truck safety, including compliance with weight regulations, and (c) the continuing impact of NAFTA, including commercial vehicle inspections.
3. Gather information about the security of general aviation, rail and truck transportation, and Texas seaports. Review government regulations and business practices to determine whether legislation is needed to protect life and property and to detect, interdict and respond to acts of terrorism.
4. Study the need for general aviation facilities and identify potential resources that could be used to support additional facilities.
5. Consider opportunities to mitigate air quality problems in non-attainment areas by corridors or special routing of long-haul traffic, including interstate or NAFTA-related traffic.
6. Actively monitor agencies and programs under the committee's oversight jurisdiction.
Committee: House Transportation
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Transportation, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1996 : a report to the House of Representatives, 75th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Air transportation | Bridges | County roads | Eminent domain | Farm-to-market roads | Highway construction | Highway finance | Property rights | Rights of way | Semi-trailer trucks | Toll roads | Transportation bonds | Transportation, Texas Department of | Truck traffic |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 t687
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [31 pages  File size: 1,615 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study alternative financing of the state's highway system.
2. Study ways to establish a dedicated funding source for general aviation development needs.
3. Study the effect of "Schmidt Factors" and "Westgate Laws" on right-of-way acquisitions and public works projects.
4. Study the effect of heavy trucks on highways and county roads, including a look a current laws and the ratio between consumptive use of the system and fees paid by users.
Committee: House Transportation
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 70th Texas Legislature / Texas House of Representatives, Committee on Transportation.
Subjects: Air transportation | Hazardous substances | Mass transit |
Library Call Number: L1836.69 t687
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View report [44 pages  File size: 2,338 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To study the transportation of hazardous materials into the state, jointly with the Committee on Science and Technology.
2. To describe in quantitative terms the importance and benefits of Texas' public transit systems, to describe the needs of Texas' transit systems over the next four years, and to suggest appropriate roles for the State of Texas in fostering the continued development of its public transit systems. *
3. To study the state's role in aviation. *
Committee: House Liquor Regulation
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 67th Legislature : report of the Committee on Liquor Regulation, Texas House of Representatives, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Air transportation | Alcohol laws and regulations | Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Texas | Excise taxes | Wine and wine industry |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 l669
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [64 pages  File size: 2,584 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Oversight functions shall be conducted for all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 67th Regular Session of the Legislature. In addition, a study should be made of the impact of any federal cuts, and the differences in the operational aspect of the agencies under block vs. categorical grants. Close scrutiny should be given to each agency to ascertain if legislative intent is being carried out in the rules promulgated by the agency and if the rules are feasible and practical in their application. These agencies include: Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
2. Study viniculture in Texas as it relates to recently enacted laws relating to the commercial production of wine.
3. Determine if the fees charged to holders of licenses and permits under the Alcoholic Beverage Code are presently adequate.
4. Compare Texas laws with other states' laws dealing with revenue collection of taxes on alcoholic beverages and the administration of such taxation at the service level.
5. Study the feasibility of expanding the number of ports of entry for alcoholic beverages in Texas to include airports.
Committee: House Transportation
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the 67th Legislature / Transportation Committee, House of Representatives ; 66th interim study report.
Subjects: Air transportation | Highway construction | Highway finance | Litter | Mass transit | Railroad crossings | Semi-trailer trucks | Traffic safety |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 t687
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [224 pages  File size: 10,203 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Oversight functions shall be conducted for all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 66th Regular Session of the Legislature. Procedures suggested for this purpose during the last interim are recommended. The agencies include: Civil Air Patrol Commission; Texas Railroad Commission (partial); Department of Public Safety (partial - Traffic Law Enforcement Division); Department of Highways and Public Transportation; Texas Aeronautics Commission; Texas Motor Vehicle Commission; Texas Transportation Institute.
2. Examine the present uses of the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission's Public Mass Transit Fund and explore incentives that will encourage cities to develop systems and programs through the use of these monies.
3. Evaluate the design plan for implementing the State Airport Development Fund administered by the Texas Aeronautics Commission.
4. Review the administration of highway contract construction funds and suggest ways to expedite utilization of these funds.
5. Determine the extent to which the economy and public safety of Texas citizens are affected by litter and spills from trucks and other motor vehicles operating on Texas highways.
6. Study the railroad crossing situation in Texas to determine the jurisdiction over railroad crossing safety.
7. Study the merits and demerits of deregulation of the trucking industry in terms of both interstate and intrastate implications.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Transportation
Title: List of subcommittees
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 T687 66
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [1 pages]
Committee: House Transportation
Title: Public Mass Transit Fund Study Report
Library Catalog Title: Public Mass Transit Fund Study Report / Texas House Committee on Transportation.
Library Call Number: L1836.66 t687pm
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Committee: House Transportation
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Transportation in Texas : where are we going? ; Interim report of the House Transportation Committee to the 64th Legislature.
Subjects: Air transportation | Electric utilities | Highway finance | Mass transit | Telephone service | Transportation |
Library Call Number: L1836.63 t687
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View report [46 pages  File size: 2,616 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study current issues related to public transportation, inter-city travel, aviation, highway planning and finance, and utility regulation. *
Supporting documents
Committee: House Transportation
Title: A legal brief on state regulation of intrastate air transportation
Library Catalog Title: A legal brief on state regulation of intrastate air transportation / prepared for the Subcommittee on Intrastate Air Systems.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 t687sa
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Committee: House Transportation
Title: A statement made before a joint meeting of the Sentate Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee on Mass Transit and the House Committee on Transportation
Library Catalog Title: Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee on Mass Transit and the House Committee on Transportation / by R.W. Holder concerning intercity passenger travel.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 t687i
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Committee: House Transportation
Title: Report to the Texas House of Representatives on telephone utility regulation
Library Catalog Title: Report to the Texas House of Representatives on telephone utility regulation / prepared at the request of the Chairman of the Transportation Committee [by] Jane Anne Hart.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 t236
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [0 pages]
Committee: House Aeronautics Commission
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim study report on the Texas Aeronautics Commission.
Subjects: Air transportation | Economic development |
Library Call Number: L1836.60 ae82
Session: 60th R.S. (1967)
Online version: View report [9 pages  File size: 580 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a thorough study of the Texas Aeronautics Commission, its procedures, policy-making practices, rules and regulations and functions.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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