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HB 479 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by an automated traffic control system or a photographic traffic signal enforcement system. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1240 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2696 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to allowing the placement and maintenance of traffic-control signals in municipalities to permit emergency vehicles to safely enter a highway. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 346 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1282 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to prohibiting the use of automated traffic control systems. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1351 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to allowing the placement and maintenance of traffic-control signals in municipalities to permit emergency vehicles to safely enter a highway. Senate: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 142 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by an automated traffic control system or a photographic traffic signal enforcement system. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 864 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1121 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to a study on the implementation of a traffic light synchronization program. House: Transportation Referred directly to s/c on Long-term Infrastructure Planning by chair
HB 2347 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2779 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of a local government to impose a civil penalty for certain failures to obey a traffic-control signal. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3225 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to lane restrictions for certain motor vehicles in highway construction or maintenance work zones. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 334 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 714 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to the use of automated traffic control systems and photographic traffic signal enforcement systems. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1239 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a study on the implementation of a traffic light synchronization program. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 299 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the operation and movement of a vehicle when certain traffic-control signals do not display an indication. House: Transportation Considered in Calendars
HB 1380 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to passing certain vehicles on a highway; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3025 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by an automated traffic control system or a photographic traffic signal enforcement system. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3753 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the intersection of a free road and a toll road. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 277 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the operation and movement of a vehicle when certain traffic-control signals do not display an indication. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 510 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Relating to passing certain vehicles on a highway; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 885 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the operation and movement of a vehicle when certain traffic-control signals do not display an indication. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1561 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system and impose civil penalties. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2361 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the authority of a municipality, a county, or the Department of Public Safety to enforce compliance with posted speed limits by an automated traffic control system. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3269 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain grants awarded under the new technology research and development program. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3455 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation regarding traffic-control signalization. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4643 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the minimum change interval at an intersection at which a photographic traffic monitoring system is in use. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 374 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Sheffield, Ralph
Relating to the authority of a county or the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to enforce compliance with posted speed limits by an automated traffic control system. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2295 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the minimum change interval at an intersection at which a photographic traffic monitoring system is in use. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
HB 922 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the power of a municipality to enforce compliance with speed limits by an automated traffic control system. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 985 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the power of a local authority to enforce compliance with speed limits or a traffic-control signal on a highway under its jurisdiction by an automated traffic-control system. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1279 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the requirement that a detector for certain traffic-actuated electric traffic-control devices register the presence of a motorcycle. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 190 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to possession of certain devices affecting operation of a traffic-control signal; providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 364 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Relating to the use, sale, purchase, or possession of a traffic-control signal preemption device; providing criminal penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 523 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to restriction on the use of certain highway lanes by certain vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 803 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to improvement work areas on certain controlled access highways. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1678 79-0 (2005) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the operation and movement of a vehicle when a traffic-control signal does not display an indication. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
SB 175 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to possession of certain devices affecting operation of a traffic-control signal; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 312 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the use, sale, purchase, or possession of a traffic-control signal preemption device; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 282 78-0 (2003) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to alter speed limits on roadways in the county or municipality and to place and maintain traffic-control devices on those roadways. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1527 78-0 (2003) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the operation and movement of a vehicle when a traffic-control signal does not display an indication. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 1066 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the mitigation of traffic congestion on highways; providing penalties. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in committee
HB 1855 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to enforcement of traffic laws on private roads in certain subdivisions. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2667 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to place and maintain traffic-control devices in certain municipalities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 217 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to the application and enforcement of traffic regulations in certain private subdivisions. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1511 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to interference with or recycling of a traffic-control device or railroad sign or signal; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Transportation
HB 743 66-0 (1979) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to time limitations for improvements and repairs to freeway systems in counties with populations greater than 2,000,000. House: Transportation Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 106 63-0 (1973) Author: Tupper, Jr., Charles
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Permitting certain turns on red traffic signals under certain circumstances; amending Section 33, Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways, as amended (Article 6701d, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 89 63-0 (1973) Author: Tupper, Jr., Charles
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Authorizing the Enrolling and Engrossing Clerk of the House of Representatives to correct the caption in House Bill 106. Filed without Governor's signature
SB 886 63-0 (1973) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Doran, Jr., Hilary B.
Amending Chapter 302, Acts of the 52nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1951, as amended (Article 6701g, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), relating to the regulation of traffic on county roads and county owned land and establishment of restricted traffic zones by the commissioners court of any county; providing penalties; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1820 62-0 (1971) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to increasing the penalty for interference with traffic-control devices, or railroad signs or signals.
SB 117 60-0 (1967) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to traffic safety.
SB 505 60-0 (1967) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to regulating motor vehicle traffic upon the highways of this state; regulating motor vehicle equipment; providing for certain penalties.
HB 690 59-0 (1965) Author: Johnson, Jacob Edgar "Jake" | et. al. Relating to requiring traffic control devices at intersections; amending certain Acts.
HB 185 57-0 (1961) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to making proof by either party in civil suits that traffic lights and certain traffic signs had been lawfully installed.
HB 205 57-0 (1961) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to amending a certain Act providing that in any prosecution involving the violation of an official traffic-control device it shall not be necessary for the State to allege and prove the installation of such device nor the approval and direction of the Highway Department.
HB 816 56-0 (1959) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to amending certain acts by providing that in any prosecution involving the violation of an official traffic-control device it shall not be necessary for the State to allege and prove the installation of such device nor the approval and direction of the Highway Department, providing that such matters may be proven by the accused as a defense.
HB 264 54-0 (1955) Author: Ford, Jr., Curtis Relating to restricted traffic zones on county-owned property; amending Statutes to change the population figure from 800,000 to 150,000 so as to make the Act applicable to counties having a population of 150,000 or more.
SB 64 54-0 (1955) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to amending certain Acts to authorize Commissioners Courts to create traffic zones for roads in certain counties of one hundred fifty thousand (150,000) or more population.
HB 334 53-0 (1953) Author: Bates, Garth C. Relating to prohibiting the sale of any traffic sign or regulating device that does not comply with certain standards; defining an offense and prescribing a penalty.
HB 420 53-0 (1953) Author: Reeves, Elbert Relating to amending certain Acts so as to require the State Highway Department to act upon applications of local authorities for permission to place or have placed traffic-control devices upon any designated highway under the jurisdiction of the State Highway Department within 90 days from the receipt of such application.
HB 445 53-0 (1953) Author: Sheridan, Edward Hueber "Ed" Relating to amending certain Acts authorizing the Commissioners Court of certain counties to establish traffic zones on county roads and to otherwise regulate the presence and operation of motor vehicles on such roads and prescribes penalties for a violation of its provisions, by making it applicable to all counties having a population of five hundred thousand (500,000) or more.
HB 483 53-0 (1953) Author: Ford, Jr., Curtis Relating to authorizing the Commissioner's Courts in certain counties to create safety zones on County roads adjacent to public schools; authorizing the establishment of traffic regulations within said zones; prescribing penalties for violation thereof.
HB 732 53-0 (1953) Author: Lieck, Jr., Charles J. Relating to making it a crime for any association, corporation, or other enterprise, whose right-of-way crosses a public highway or other roads, to neglect to install electric warning systems for the benefit of those persons using said highways and roads; providing a penalty.
HB 106 53-1 (1954) Author: Yancy, Jr., James Watson Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of certain counties to establish traffic zones on county roads and on county property used for the parking or movement of motor vehicles and to otherwise regulate the presence and operation of motor vehicles on such roads and on such county property; prescribing penalties for violation of its provisions, and making it applicable to all counties having a population of eight hundred thousand (800,000) or more.
SB 200 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing for the installation of signal units on State Highways outside of incorporated cities and towns, regulating the crossing of such highways at places where such units are installed by vehicles and pedestrians; fixing a penalty.

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