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SB 857, 64th Regular Session
Providing for economic and efficient public transportation facilities, systems, and policies through regional public transportation districts; making findings and defining terms; providing for the creation of the district through an election procedure; providing for the management through a district board; conferring powers on the district and its board, including the power to enter into agreements, the power to establish and maintain rates, fares, tolls, and charges, the power to accept grants and loans from the United States, the State of Texas, and other sources, and other powers; providing for the financing of the district through pro rata contributions from participating counties and municipalities, bonds, fares, tolls, sales tax, and grants; providing for an annual budget and the issuance of certificates of indebtedness.

Chamber Action Comments  Date 
S Filed   03/13/1975
S Read first time   03/18/1975
S Referred to Committee on Economic Development   03/18/1975
S Considered by committee in public hearing   04/21/1975
S Referred to subcommittee   04/21/1975
S Reported from subcommittee favorably substituted   05/19/1975
S Considered by committee in public hearing   05/19/1975
S Reported from committee favorably substituted   05/19/1975
S Laid before Senate   05/22/1975
S Read second time   05/22/1975
S Amended   05/22/1975
S Passed to engrossment   05/22/1975
S Third reading   05/22/1975
S Passed   05/22/1975
S Sent to House   05/22/1975
H Received from the Senate   05/22/1975
H Read first time   05/22/1975
H Referred to Committee on Transportation   05/22/1975

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