Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works
April 8, 2010
Upon Adjournment
Room E

Adjourned
 




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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR8J.SMITHCONGRESS - Memorialize the United States Congress to support expansion and use of domestic natural gas and alternative energies, and urge agencies to operate vehicles using compressed natural gas.
 SB27N.GAUTREAUXMOTOR VEHICLES - Exempts a registered owner of a motor vehicle who is a member of the armed services from the duty to maintain liability security while on active duty overseas. (8/15/10)
 SB39MCPHERSONTRANSPORTATION/DEV DEPT - Changes the requirement for holding public hearings on the highway priority program from the DOTD to the Joint Highway Priority Construction Committee. (8/15/10)
 SB63J.AMEDEETRANSPORTATION/DEV DEPT - Requests DOTD to study the feasibility of a West Bank Turnpike. (8/15/10)
 SB77MCPHERSONTRANSPORTATION/DEV DEPT - Provides that the chairmen of the Senate and House Committees on transportation, highways and public works shall serve as chairman of the board of the Louisiana Transportation Authority on a two-year rotating basis. (8/15/10)
 SB93MURRAYMOTOR VEHICLES - Creates a prestige license plate for Masonic Blue Lodge. (8/15/10) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB171N.GAUTREAUXTRAFFIC - Changes the name of the "Louisiana Highway Safety Commission Fund" and the disposition of monies collected for fines and penalties by local law enforcement for exceeding the posted speed limit by less than ten miles per hour.
 SB270WALSWORTHMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides for annual royalty fee for prestige license plates for high schools.(07/01/10)
 SB273WALSWORTHROADS/HIGHWAYS - Designates a portion of Interstate 20 in Ouachita Parish in honor of certain servicemen who lost their lives in the Iraq war. (8/15/10)
 SB407MCPHERSONMOTOR VEHICLES - Removes authority for record check fee for Class D and E drivers licenses and requires a refund. (gov sig) (EN -$13,600,000 SG RV See Note)
 SB506CROWEMOTOR VEHICLES - Creates the special prestige license plate honoring the World Champion New Orleans Saints with proceeds being used solely to pay debt service on state debt issued to fund imporvements to the La. Superdome. (7/1/10) (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB524MURRAYMOTOR VEHICLES - Establishes and provides for a prestige license plate for the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Warren Easton High School and LSU School of Dentistry. (8/15/10)
 SB616MCPHERSONTRAFFIC - Provides relative to speed limits on highways. (8/15/10)
 SB617MCPHERSONMOTOR VEHICLES - Prohibits impounding of a motor vehicle stopped while being operated by a Louisiana residents for a first violation except when there exists no imminent danger to the public by the operator, the vehicle, or both. (8/15/10)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT