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HB 1302 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the operation of an overweight vehicle. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1789 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to motor vehicle size and weight limitations. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1795 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the deposit of certain fees for permits for oversize or overweight vehicles to the credit of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1876 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to size and weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2142 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to oversize or overweight vehicles transporting livestock feed, grain, or grain by-products. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2212 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to weight limitations for natural gas motor vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2276 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to an increase in and the use of the fee for permits issued for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Hidalgo County. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2319 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the operation of certain overweight vehicles on highways; imposing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2778 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to permits for oversize and overweight vehicles in a certain county. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2862 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting fluid milk; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3194 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles carrying livestock. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 3255 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to motor vehicle size and weight limitations, including the enforcement of those limitations; creating a criminal offense. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3350 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting mobile cranes; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3355 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting precast prestressed concrete products; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3460 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the movement of vehicles transporting sealed ocean cargo shipping containers; authorizing a fee. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3511 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the movement of equipment transporting intermodal shipping containers in international commerce. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3805 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to motor vehicle weight enforcement by certain weight enforcement officers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3807 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting agricultural products; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3854 85-0 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al. Relating to the movement of certain vehicles transporting an intermodal shipping container; authorizing a fee; creating an offense. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4156 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the issuance of permits for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1102 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to weight limitations for natural gas motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1291 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Relating to permits for oversize and overweight vehicles in a certain county. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1383 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting fluid milk; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1524 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Relating to the movement of certain vehicles, including vehicles transporting an intermodal shipping container; authorizing a fee; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1607 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting precast prestressed concrete products. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1608 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting mobile cranes. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1921 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1939 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to permits for the movement of intermodal shipping containers; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2227 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to an increase in the fee for permits issued for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Hidalgo County. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 221 85-1 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to motor vehicle size and weight limitations. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 393 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the registration fee for motor vehicles with a gross weight of 6,000 pounds or less. House: Transportation Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 636 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the fines for the operation of overweight vehicles transporting agricultural products. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1165 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the disposition of administrative penalties and fines collected for violations of certain laws involving the operation of an overweight vehicle. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1230 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the operation of an overweight vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1252 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to uniform weighing procedures requirements for motor vehicle weight enforcement officers. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1321 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1741 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1969 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles on certain highways. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
HB 2085 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the administration and oversight of overweight corridors; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2606 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the movement of oil well servicing and drilling machinery on public highways; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2861 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by the City of Laredo for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Webb County; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2972 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to notice concerning the availability to persons who transport agricultural products of an overweight vehicle permit. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 3061 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the movement of vehicles transporting ocean cargo shipping containers; authorizing a fee. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 3129 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting milk; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3520 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the disposition of permit fees for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles on certain highways. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3722 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1059 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1171 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the operation of certain oversize or overweight vehicles transporting timber, timber products, or forestry equipment on certain public roadways. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1424 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the administration and oversight of overweight corridors; authorizing a fee. Senate: Transportation Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1539 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting milk; authorizing a fee. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1803 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties. Senate: Transportation Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1875 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to funding to counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 474 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by a certain regional mobility authority for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 777 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to oversize or overweight vehicles transporting timber or timber products; authorizing fees and civil penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 836 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to permits for oversize and overweight vehicles in a certain county. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2132 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the certification and regulation of escort flag vehicle pilots; authorizing fees. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2612 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to prohibitions and restrictions on using county roads in certain circumstances. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2741 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicles by counties and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing a fee; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
HB 2882 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the movement of certain commercial motor vehicles by convoy on state highways. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3094 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the fines for and other enforcement of laws providing for the operation of oversize or overweight vehicles; creating an offense. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3125 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3418 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to oversize or overweight vehicles transporting timber or timber products. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 274 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to permits for oversize and overweight vehicles in a certain county. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 477 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by a certain regional mobility authority for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1669 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the regulation of motor vehicles by counties and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing a fee; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1670 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the fees for oversize and overweight vehicle permits. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1671 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the fines for and other enforcement of laws providing for the operation of oversize or overweight vehicles; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 422 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to certain oversize and overweight permits issued by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1169 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1214 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to certain fees imposed in connection with the operation of overweight and oversize vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1305 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the issuance of oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1363 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the transfer of permit procedures and enforcement related to oversize and overweight vehicles from the Texas Department of Transportation to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1538 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to certain fees imposed in connection with the operation of overweight and oversize vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1795 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to permits issued for moving certain oil well servicing or drilling machinery. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 2240 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by a certain county for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2730 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2832 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the idling of motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3080 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the issuance of a permit for the operation of certain overweight vehicle combinations. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3309 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the authority to set maximum weights for state highways, roads, and bridges. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3417 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3550 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to imposing a law enforcement fee for certain offenses, violations, and disqualifications related to commercial motor vehicles and to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 493 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the idling of motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 524 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 556 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a highway maintenance fee imposed in connection with the operation of overweight vehicles or vehicle combinations. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1346 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the deposit of fees for oversize and overweight vehicle permits in the state highway fund. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1585 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 2604 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the issuance of certain permits for overweight vehicles. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3143 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3238 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the use of certain revenue from oversize and overweight vehicle permits for the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3393 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the deposit of fees for oversize and overweight vehicle permits in the state highway fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4186 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 4594 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to permits for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in a certain county. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1093 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the operation of commercial motor vehicles and vehicles used exclusively to transport waste. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1571 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for overweight vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2000 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 565 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to enforcement of certain vehicle weight and safety requirements by a noncommissioned employee of the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1817 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2093 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the issuance and enforcement of motor carrier overweight or oversize vehicle permits and motor carrier registrations; providing administrative penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3088 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to motor vehicle weight limitations and the fee for a permit to operate an overweight motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HR 2876 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2093. Reported enrolled
SB 330 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to enforcement of certain vehicle weight and safety requirements by a noncommissioned employee of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 624 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the fee for a permit to operate an overweight motor vehicle. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 708 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1373 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the issuance and enforcement of motor carrier overweight or oversize vehicle permits and motor carrier registrations; providing administrative penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SR 1182 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2093. Reported enrolled
HB 602 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the designation of a weight enforcement officer by a commissioners court in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 749 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to size and weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1044 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by a certain county for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1260 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Transportation, for the purpose of determining the appropriate registration fee, to collect, use, and distribute information relating to the weights and carrying capacities of pickup trucks offered for sale in this state. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1822 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to an offense of passing or avoiding a weigh station by certain vehicle operators. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1988 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the penalty for overloading vehicles. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2514 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the weighing of a loaded vehicle. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2891 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to extending the expiration date for the issuance of certain permits for oversize or overweight vehicles in certain counties. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
SB 619 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to the enforcement of certain standards for commercial motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 737 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving the operating or loading of an overweight vehicle in violation of certain laws. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 950 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the fee for a permit to operate an overweight motor vehicle. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1640 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to size and weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1641 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the continuation of the law authorizing the issuance of oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 1186 78-0 (2003) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the designation of a weight enforcement officer by a commissioners court in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 1260 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the issuance of permits by the City of Laredo for the operation of oversize and overweight vehicles on certain highways; providing penalties. House: Border and International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 1733 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain records kept by persons who weigh cargo transported by commercial motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
HB 3448 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the transport of intermodal containers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 20 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for overweight vehicles; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 488 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to vehicle weight. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Left pending in committee
SB 1748 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the continuation of the law authorizing the issuance of oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
SB 1763 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to vehicle weights. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Left pending in committee
HB 527 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the enforcement of vehicle weight limitations at a weigh station. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 700 77-0 (2001) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al. Relating to load and weight limits on certain bridges and culverts. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1679 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the operation of certain vehicle combinations that exceed maximum weight limitations. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HCR 9 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to collaborate with Mexico to develop and implement an electronic check and clearance system at border crossings in Mexico, including weigh-in motion technology. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HCR 85 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing congress to fund county and municipal inspections of overweight traffic within 20 miles of the border. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HR 1353 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 886. Reported enrolled
SB 220 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the regulation and enforcement of weight limitations and safety standards for certain motor vehicles and the enforcement of certain other traffic laws; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 492 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to load and weight limits on certain bridges. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Transportation
SB 545 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the venue for a suit to recover damages to a road or highway caused by operating an overweight vehicle and transporting oversize or overweight commodities. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 886 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to motor vehicle size and weight limitations and to the operation of commercial motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 887 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the penalties for vehicle size and weight violations. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 888 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to enforcement of motor vehicle weight restrictions. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 889 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the operation of certain overweight vehicles on a highway; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1505 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to municipal permits and fees for overweight or oversize vehicles and combinations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1809 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the issuance of permits for the operation of oversize and overweight vehicles on certain highways by the City of Laredo and by the City of El Paso; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Transportation
SCR 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to collaborate with Mexico to develop and implement an electronic check and clearance system at border crossings in Mexico, including weigh-in motion technology. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Transportation
SCR 10 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Memorializing Congress to fund county and municipal inspections of overweight traffic within 20 miles of the border. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
HB 1671 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of weight limits for motor vehicles by weight enforcement officers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1680 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to load and weight limits on certain bridges and culverts. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2005 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the maximum weight of load for vehicles and the powers of weight enforcement officers. House: Transportation Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2679 76-0 (1999) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to authorizing a county to require a road use or indemnity agreement for the use of county roads by certain overweight vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3061 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the issuance of permits for the operation of certain vehicles that exceed maximum size or weight limitations. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3063 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the issuance of permits for the operation of certain vehicles that exceed maximum allowable weight limitations; providing criminal penalties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3467 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the disposition of the proceeds of fines collected for overweight vehicles. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 749 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the enforcement of weight limits for vehicles in a port-of-entry between Texas and Mexico. House: Transportation
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 844 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the enforcement of weight limits for motor vehicles by weight enforcement officers. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 934 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the issuance of permits for overweight vehicles in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective immediately
SB 1108 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the disposition of the proceeds of fines collected for overweight vehicles. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Left pending in committee
SB 1371 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the criminal penalties for violating certain vehicle weight limitations. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1399 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to the operation of overweight vehicles on certain county roads and bridges. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1496 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to load and weight limits on certain bridges and culverts. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1648 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the issuance of permits for the operation of certain vehicles that exceed maximum allowable weight limitations; providing criminal penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1679 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the issuance of permits for the operation of certain vehicles that exceed maximum allowable weight limitations. Senate: State Affairs Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 647 70-0 (1987) Author: Cuellar, Renato
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the punishment for the operation of certain overweight vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1367 70-0 (1987) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the movement on public roads of certain motor vehicles that exceed the legal weight and size limits; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1574 70-0 (1987) Author: Cuellar, Renato Relating to temporary additional weight permits for certain vehicles used for agricultural purposes. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1646 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the regulation of overweight, overlong, or oversized vehicles; providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1975 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to officers authorized to enforce the weight limits of motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 843 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the county enforcement of overweight vehicle provisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 714 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to permits issued by county judges to allow oversize equipment or vehicles to travel on county roads. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 797 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to application of weight and size limitations to the movement of certain vehicles on public highways and permits required for certain heavy or oversized equipment. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1066 69-0 (1985) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the application of gross weight limits on certain public highways for a vehicle transporting timber products in their natural state. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 1344 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the officers who are authorized to enforce weight limits for motor vehicles House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1505 69-0 (1985) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle and trailer or semi-trailer combination on a public highway. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1735 69-0 (1985) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the enforcement of certain vehicle weight limitations; providing penalties. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1757 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to venue in suits brought by the State involving overweight vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1839 69-0 (1985) Author: Luna, Gregory Amending Article 6710d-11 relating to regulating operation of vehicles on highways. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1841 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to the issuance of an annual permit authorizing the operation of certain overweight motor vehicle combinations. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2267 69-0 (1985) Author: Cooper, Anne Relating to the officers who are authorized to enforce weight limits for motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2333 69-0 (1985) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the movement on public roads of certain motor vehicles that exceed the legal weight and size limits; providing penalties. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 506 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to application of weight and size limitations to the movement of certain vehicles on public highways and to application for, issuance, and use of permits required for heavy loads and over-sized equipment. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 864 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to application of weight, width, and size regulations to the movement of lift equipment motor vehicles on public highways. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 878 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the officers who are authorized to enforce weight limits for motor vehicles. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 970 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to venue in suits brought by the State involving overweight vehicles. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1114 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to application of weight, width, and size regulations to the movement of implements of husbandry on public highways; prescribing certain fees. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1256 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to enforcement of certain vehicle weight limitations. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
HB 14 69-2 (1986) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to permits to operate overweight vehicles on state highways. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 483 68-0 (1983) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to the form for payment of the fee for a permit to move a mobile home, a portable building, or super-heavy or over-size equipment on a highway. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 691 68-0 (1983) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the enforcement of certain vehicle weight limitations. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1114 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the enforcement of certain vehicle weight limitations; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 1461 68-0 (1983) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to width, length, and height limitations for vehicles carrying farm implements on highways. House: Transportation No action taken
HB 1966 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the operation of vehicles used to transport solid waste; prescribing load limits. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2438 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, Lanny Relating to size and weight limitations for certain vehicles. House: Transportation No action taken
SB 749 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles; authorizing the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation to make a contract. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1322 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Hall, Lanny
Relating to size and weight limitations for vehicles operated across certain public highways and to indemnification to the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation for maintenance and repair of certain highways travelled by vehicles exceeding certain weight limitations. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 121 68-2 (1984) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the imposition of court costs and fines for convictions and deferred adjudications arising from violations of motor vehicle weight limits, and to an appropriation to the Department of Public Safety. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Motion withdrawn
HB 1028 67-0 (1981) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the issuance of special over-sized or over-weight permits by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation authorizing the transportation of one or more portable building units over the state highways. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1322 67-0 (1981) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to tolerance allowances from weight limitations for certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken
HB 1378 67-0 (1981) Author: Hartung, Frank
Sponsor: Richards, Mike
Relating to operation of an unsafely loaded vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local and uncontested calendar
HB 1405 67-0 (1981) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to tolerance allowances from weight limitations for certain vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1512 67-0 (1981) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to the authority of peace officers of home-rule cities to enforce certain vehicle width and weight regulations. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2009 67-0 (1981) Author: Eikenburg, Frank
Sponsor: Travis, Dee
Relating to the enforcement of certain vehicle weight limitations. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Removed from local and uncontested calendar
HB 2034 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John Relating to permits for the movement on state highways of certain overweight or oversized motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2064 67-0 (1981) Author: Browder, Larry Relating to fees for permits for the movement on state highways of overweight or oversized motor vehicles. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 2096 67-0 (1981) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2241 67-0 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to penalties for violations of maximum weight and load limitations. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
SB 450 67-0 (1981) Author: Travis, Dee Relating to the issuance of special oversize or overweight permits by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation authorizing the transportation of commodities, including one or more units, which cannot be reasonably dismantled. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 869 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles; authorizing contracts to indemnify the state for the costs resulting from damage to the highways. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 134 67-1 (1981) Author: Eikenburg, Frank Relating to the operation of certain vehicles over, on, or upon certain public highways. House: Transportation Message from the Governor
HB 556 66-0 (1979) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to the transportation of ready-mix concrete and loose materials in a single load having an overall gross weight in excess of the limitations prescribed in Articles 6701d-11 and 6701d-12. House: Transportation Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 638 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H.
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to weight and length requirements for vehicles transporting seed cotton modules. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1832 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H.
Sponsor: Short, E.L.
Relating to width and weight requirements and registration of certain vehicles used to haul agricultural products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2117 66-0 (1979) Author: Hartung, Frank Relating to operation of an unsafely loaded vehicle; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 477 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to weight and length requirements for vehicles transporting seed cotton modules. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 81 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the registration and width requirements of certain vehicles used to transport or spread fertilizer. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 650 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to the movement of overweight trucks carrying seasonal agricultural commodities; providing penalties. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 800 65-0 (1977) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to the cargo of loaded motor vehicles found to exceed weight limits. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1121 65-0 (1977) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to maximum weight of certain vehicles operated on public highways. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1345 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the cargo of loaded motor vehicles found to exceed weight limits. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 76 65-0 (1977) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Adams, Herman
To exempt motor vehicles loaded with timber and pulp wood or agricultural products in their natural state being trasported from the place of production to the place of market or first processing from the unloading requirement. House: Transportation
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 622 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the regulation of the weight of commercial motor vehicles on the public roadways; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
HB 87 64-0 (1975) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to weight limits for certain vehicles. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 545 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to weight limits for certain vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Subcommittee on Motor Transportation
HB 1741 64-0 (1975) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to penalties and remedies for violation of weight and maximum load limits and other requirements regarding the operation of vehicles on public highways. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 89 64-0 (1975) Author: Hance, Kent
Sponsor: Nugent, James E.
Relating to weight limits for certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 142 63-0 (1973) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Hoestenbach, John
Authorizing the State Highway Department to issue special permits for the movement of unladen lift equipment motor vehicles exceeding certain weight and length limitations. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 182 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to the regulation of the movement and operation of certain oversize, overweight or overlength commodities and equipment on public roads other state highways in an incorporated municipality.
SB 516 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the use of certain vehicles on public highways.
HB 564 61-0 (1969) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to prohibiting the operation of certain modified or weighted motor vehicles; providing a penalty.
HB 1409 61-0 (1969) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al. Relating to the maximum weight of farm trailers and farm semitrailers eligible to secure farm license plates.
HB 488 60-0 (1967) Author: Pickens, Franklin Ace Relating to exempting commercial operators who unknowingly operate motor vehicles in violation of the vehicle weight law of this state from treatment as habitual violators for purposes of license suspension.
HB 11 59-0 (1965) Author: Wayne, Ralph Erskine | et. al. Relating to the gross weight limits of farm trailers and semitrailers used to transport cotton which may qualify for exemption from regular registration fees and to exception of such trailers and semi trailers from certain braking-equipment requirements.
HB 21 56-0 (1959) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to dealing with weight limits of motor vehicles and combinations thereof; providing that this Act shall take effect and be in force on and after January 1, 1960.
HB 993 56-0 (1959) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts setting forth power and authority of the State Highway Commission to fix maximum gross, axle, and wheel load in cases where necessary to prevent rapid deterioration of roads or bridges; providing penalties for violations thereof.
SB 11 56-0 (1959) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to dealing with weight limits of motor vehicles and combinations thereof; providing that this Act shall take effect and be in force on and after January 1, 1960.
SB 481 56-0 (1959) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts setting forth power and authority of the State Highway Commission to fix maximum gross, axle, and wheel load in cases where necessary to prevent rapid deterioration of roads or bridges.
HB 187 55-0 (1957) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot | et. al. Relating to dealing with weight limits of motor vehicles and combinations thereof.
HB 866 55-0 (1957) Author: Lee, John Ruskin | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to increase the maximum load limit on certain type commercial motor vehicles where such vehicles are used for a specialized purpose and within a specific area.
SB 268 55-0 (1957) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to amending certain Acts to increase the maximum load limit on certain type commercial motor vehicles from forty-eight thousand (48,000) pounds to fifty-eight thousand (58,000) pounds where such vehicles are used for a specialized purpose and within a specified area; providing for conditional effectiveness of the Act.
HB 51 54-0 (1955) Author: Kirklin, Wiltz Gleason "Cotton" Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that vehicles used exclusively to transport ready-mix concrete may be operated upon the public highways of this state with a tandem axle load not to exceed thirty-six thousand (36,000) pounds, a single axle load not to exceed eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds or a gross load not to exceed fifty four thousand (54,000) pounds; providing for the fixing, filing, and approval of an indemnity bond under certain circumstances.
HB 795 54-0 (1955) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot | et. al. Relating to making it the duty of the Highway Commission to determine the maximum gross weight in excess of 58,420 pounds, but not exceeding 64,650 pounds, at which commercial motor vehicles and combinations thereof, while being used exclusively to haul certain products may be operated on highways and parts thereof without materially lessening the life expectancy or materially increasing the maintenance cost thereof; naming such products; defining terms; setting forth the powers and duties of the Commission in connection with such findings; providing for amendment or modification of such findings and orders; setting forth the terms and conditions under which it shall not be in violation of the gross weight limit for commercial motor vehicles to operate with a gross weight limit over 58, 420 pounds, but not exceeding the limit fixed by the Commission when used exclusively to transport the products named herein; providing for registration of such vehicles and the payment of fees therefor; prohibiting gross weights in excess of limits fixed by Commission; providing penalties for violation of the terms of this Act; providing a savings clause.
SB 17 54-0 (1955) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that vehicles used exclusively to transport ready-mix concrete may be operated upon the public highways of this state with a tandem axle load not to exceed thirty-six thousand (36,000) pounds, a single axle load not to exceed twelve thousand (12,000) pounds and a gross load not to exceed forty-eight thousand (48,000) pounds.
HB 635 53-0 (1953) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew Relating to amending certain laws to provide that owners and operators of commercial vehicles apprehended when carrying a greater gross load than that for which said vehicles are licensed shall raise the registration of the vehicles at the nearest available County Tax Assessor-Collector's Office to an amount equal to the gross weight of the vehicles at the time of apprehension.
HB 649 53-0 (1953) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to amending certain Acts relating to permits for heavy trucks on highways, so as to eliminate the requirement for a bond and to increase the fees for permits; prescribing an offense and providing the penalty therefor.
HB 652 53-0 (1953) Author: Carr, Waggoner Relating to amending certain acts relating to removing weight limitations on farm trailers and farm semi-trailers for license fee purposes.
SB 53 53-0 (1953) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to providing that vehicles used exclusively to transport ready-mix concrete may be operated upon the public highways of this State with a tandem axle load not to exceed thirty-six thousand (36,000) pounds by first filing with the State Highway Department a properly conditioned surety bond.
SB 276 53-0 (1953) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that owners and operators of commercial vehicles apprehended when carrying a greater gross load than that for which said vehicles are licensed shall raise the registration of the vehicles at the nearest available County Tax Assessor-Collector's Office to an amount equal to the gross weight of the vehicles at the time of apprehension.
HB 4 52-0 (1951) Author: Caston, Luther P. Relating to amending Statutes relative to permits to haul overweight and oversize loads over Texas highways.
HB 11 52-0 (1951) Author: Lindsey, Jim T. | et. al. Relating to amending Penal Code relative to the authorizing of any license and weight inspector to weigh the gross weight or axel load of a motor vehicle.
HB 27 52-0 (1951) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" Relating to amending certain acts relating to the suspension of a license or permit if person, firm, etc., has violated gross weight or axle load limit for motor carriers more than one time within 12 calendar months.
HB 53 52-0 (1951) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts regulating the length of motor vehicles, etc, when operated outside the limits of an incorporated city or town; regulating the gross weight of commercial motor vehicles, etc, when operated outside the limits of an incorporated city or town and limiting the weight which may be carried on any wheel, tire or axle of such vehicles or combinations thereof; providing that the total gross weight with load on any such vehicle or combination thereof shall not exceed Seventy-Two Thousand (72,000) pounds; providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 144 52-0 (1951) Author: Pyle, Joe Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing penalty for violation of provision fixing gross weight of commercial motor vehicles.
HB 171 52-0 (1951) Author: Caston, Luther P. | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to regulating the gross weight of load of motor vehicle, truck tractors, and other vehicles.
HB 519 52-0 (1951) Author: McCorkle, Claude H. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts by authorizing the State Highway Commission to fix the maximum gross weight of vehicle and load as well as the maximum axle and wheel loads to be transported or moved on, over or along any Farm to Market or Ranch to Market road under the jurisdiction of the State Highway Commission at less than the maximums herebefore fixed by law, under certain circumstances, upon the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 4 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide increased penalty for violation of gross weight and axle load limit of commercial motor vehicles, cancellation of operator's and driver's licenses.
SB 5 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for suspension and cancellation of permits for violation of gross weight and axle load limit.
SB 43 52-0 (1951) Author: Bullock, Pat M. Relating to amending the Penal Code to force trucks exceeding maximum gross weight and axle load limit to unload excess.
SB 52 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to permits issued for overweight and oversize loads and overweight and oversize vehicles on Texas highways.
SB 57 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending certain acts regulating the gross weight of commercial motor vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers, semi-trailers, and combinations thereof when operated outside the limits of an incorporated city or town and limiting the weight which may be carried on any wheel, tire or axle or group of axles of such vehicles or combinations thereof.
SB 113 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide gross weight formula and limiting to 38,000 pounds all commercial vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers, semi-trailers or combination thereof on all highways outside of limits of incorporated cities or towns.
HB 465 51-0 (1949) Author: Tippen, William K. "Bill" Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that oversize vehicles must be registered with the State Highway Department and file bond in amount to be set to pay for any damage that might be sustained to highway, etc; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict.
SB 245 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to the issuance of permits to operate super-heavy or over-sized trucking equipment, registration of, etc.; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict.
HB 137 50-0 (1947) Author: Shackelford, Lesta Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide that owners and operators of commercial vehicles apprehended when carrying a greater gross load than that for which said vehicles are licensed shall raise the registration of the vehicles at the nearest available Tax Collector's Office to an amount equal to the gross weight of the vehicles at the time of apprehension; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 443 50-0 (1947) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to transferring the License and Weight Division of the Department of Public Safety to the State Highway Department; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith; providing a saving clause.
SB 208 50-0 (1947) Author: Hazlewood, Grady | et. al. Relating to transferring the License and Weight Division of the Department of Public Safety to the State Highway Department; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith; providing a saving clause.
HB 22 49-0 (1945) Author: Cato, Arthur | et. al. Relating to striking certain words and figures from certain Acts relative to truck load limits.
SB 28 49-0 (1945) Author: Martin, Jesse E. Relating to amending certain Acts providing for and authorizing the State Highway Department of the State of Texas to grant permits limited to ninety (90) days, or less, for the transportation over state highways of the State of Texas and county roads of the State, bulk cement to be used in cementing oil well casings and gas well casings and in cementing oil wells and gas wells, etc.; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing a saving clause.
SB 183 49-0 (1945) Author: Jones, Charles R. Relating to revising the Vital Statistics Law so as to secure records of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths pertaining to names, location, and identity of citizens of this State; defining certain offenses and prescribing penalties therefor; prescribing the method for enforcing the provisions of this Act.
SB 184 49-0 (1945) Author: Mauritz, Fred | et. al. Relating to increasing the maximum gross load limit on commercial motor vehicles and combinations thereof from thirty-eight thousand (38,000) pounds to forty-eight thousand (48,000) pounds and, regulating the gross load of commercial motor vehicles and combinations thereof; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 19 47-0 (1941) Author: Alsup, Lon E. | et. al. Relating to amending the General and Special Laws relative to the operation of vehicles on public highways; providing nothing herein shall be construed as authorizing increase in size or dimensions of commercial motor vehicles as now provided by law.
HB 24 47-0 (1941) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to amending certain laws relative to fixing the load limit which may be lawfully carried on commercial motor vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers or semi-trailers on the public highways outside of the limits of an incorporated city or town; providing penalties.
HB 160 47-0 (1941) Author: Ellis, Sr., John Taylor | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to vehicle load limits; providing for an effective date of this Act.
HB 390 47-0 (1941) Author: Howington, H. Frank Relating to amending a certain Act relating to increasing the load limit on commercial motor vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers, or semi-trailers, operated on the public highways of this state to 20,000 pounds, for a period of two years from the effective date of this Act.
HB 579 47-0 (1941) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to an Act providing that any license and weight inspector of the Department of Public Safety or other designated officers believing the gross weight of any vehicle to be unlawful may cause same to be weighed; fixing penalties for violating this Act.
SB 84 47-0 (1941) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending certain Act fixing the load limit which may be lawfully carried on commercial motor vehicles outside of the limits of an incorporated city or town; providing a penalty.
HB 13 46-0 (1939) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the operation of commercial motor vehicles on public highways.
HB 14 46-0 (1939) Author: Mays, Sr., Abe M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the operation of vehicles on the public highways; fixing the load limit, equipment on certain carriers and the regulation of the amount of tonnage to be transported on any motor vehicle.
HB 94 46-0 (1939) Author: King, Delmar L. Relating to amending a certain Act regulating the size of commercial motor vehicles, etc.
HB 746 46-0 (1939) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act to raise the load limit on livestock and certain agricultural products.
HB 839 46-0 (1939) Author: Harrell, Mason Douglas | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relative to the application for registration of any commercial motor vehicle, truck-tractor, trailer or semi-trailer; providing that the applicant shall deliver to the tax collector a certified public weigher's certificate.
SB 1 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a certain Act relating to prescribing a formula and fixing the load limit which may lawfully be transported on motor vehicles outside the limits of an incorporated city or town.
SB 2 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a certain Act fixing the load limit which may be lawfully transported on commercial motor vehicles outside the limits of an incorporated city or town.
SB 330 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a certain Act conferring upon the State Highway Department authority to issued permits for operation of vehicles on the public highways in the transportation of perishable fruits, vegetables, livestock or livestock feed stuffs in a weight or load limits now or hereafter allowed by law therefore to be transported over a State Highway.
HB 690 44-0 (1935) Relating to providing for schedule of weights whereby the load weight of lumber hauled by trucks on the highways of this State can be determined.
HB 191 41-0 (1929) Author: Patterson, Jr., William Franklin Relating to amending certain statutes by fixing the registration fee on motorcycle, passenger motor vehicles, trucks and trailers. House: Revenue & Taxation
SB 10 41-2 (1929) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" Relating to providing that the Highway Department may issue a permit upon the application of any person, firm or corporation to operate over a state super-heavy or over-size equipment for the transportation of such commodities as cannot be reasonably dismantled, where the gross weight or size exceeds the limits allowed by law, providing for the form of an application for a permit, providing for the filing of a bond for damage that might occur to the highway, providing for a fee to be filed with each bond, providing for venue for suits on such bonds, and providing a form of permit.
HB 4 40-1 (1927) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. Relating to authorizing and empowering County Commissioners courts to control and regulate the use of county roads and highways, other than parts of the system of designated highways, and to protect such roads from damage by regulating the classes of vehicles and the loads carried thereon, permitted to use such county roads.
HB 231 39-0 (1925) Author: High, Robert Elbert Relating to limiting the weights of wagons or other vehicles drawn or propelled by muscular power which may be operated on the public highways; prescribing penalties. House: Highways and Motor Traffic
HB 628 36-0 (1919) Author: Stout, Lee E. Relating to providing that the State Highway Commission shall make regulations governing the weights of loads that shall be hauled over designated State highways; and providing that the commissioners courts of the respective counties of this State shall make regulations governing the weight of loads that shall be hauled over county roads that are not designated State highways; providing for the publication of such regulations, prescribing a penalty for their violation.

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