Bill Text: TX HB2855 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Comm Sub

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Bill Title: Relating to a study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute on the impacts to state and local roads and bridges from increasing maximum weight limits for certain vehicles transporting sand.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2019-04-29 - Referred to Transportation [HB2855 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB2855-Comm_Sub.html
  86R21776 JRR-F
 
  By: Landgraf H.B. No. 2855
 
  Substitute the following for H.B. No. 2855:
 
  By:  Hefner C.S.H.B. No. 2855
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to a study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute on the
  impacts to state and local roads and bridges from increasing
  maximum weight limits for certain vehicles transporting sand.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  (a) The Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  shall conduct a study on the estimated impacts to state and local
  roads and bridges, including impacts on traffic volume and safety
  on those roads and bridges, resulting from increasing the maximum
  allowable weight limits established by Subtitle E, Title 7,
  Transportation Code, for a truck-tractor and semitrailer
  combination transporting sand at the gross weights and axle
  requirements specified by Section 623.402, Transportation Code, as
  added by Chapter 108 (S.B. 1524), Acts of the 85th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2017.
         (b)  Not later than October 1, 2020, the Texas A&M
  Transportation Institute shall submit a report on the results of
  the study to each standing committee of the legislature with
  jurisdiction over transportation matters.
         (c)  This Act expires January 1, 2021.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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