House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works
May 23, 2022
10:00 a.m.
Room 3

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

DISCUSSION OF LEGISLATION
 HR127WILLARDTRANSPORTATION - Creates the Louisiana Contraflow Task Force
 HR130HODGESCURRICULA/DRIVER ED - Urges and requests the office of motor vehicles include information about organ, eye, and tissue donation in driver education training
 HR149MINCEYFLOODING/CONTROL - Urge and requests the Amite River Basin Commission to study tidal surge flood protection and erosion on Lake Maurepas' Livingston Parish shoreline and the effects of dredging of the Amite River
 HR156MINCEYFLOODING - Memorializes the United States Congress to invest in hurricane storm damage reduction, flood protection, and drainage infrastructure projects in the Amite River Basin
 HR157JORDANTRANSPORTATION DEPT - Urges and requests the Department of Transportation and Development to include the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport in the passenger rail system between Baton Rouge to New Orleans
 HCR79ADAMSHIGHWAYS - Provides for a study of adding a shoulder to Louisiana Highway 19 between north Zachary and the Mississippi state line
 HCR114LACOMBEDISTRICTS/DRAINAGE - Urges and requests the Louisiana State Law Institute to study and make recommendations relative to the feasibility of codifying certain cases relative to R.S. 38:113
 HB336GOUDEAUBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Creates the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge Commission and the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge Commission police (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SCR41CONNICKPUBLIC WORKS - Requests the legislative auditor to review the Belle Chasse Bridge & Tunnel Replacement Public-Private Partnership Project.
 SCR45MCMATHLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Creates a task force to study national best practice models for the efficient and effective administration of state transportation departments.
 SCR46MCMATHMOTOR VEHICLES - Creates a task force to study fees for electric vehicles.
 SB280BERNARDTRANSPORTATION/DEV DEPT - Provides relative to the Dam Safety Program. (gov sig)
 SB389REESETAX/INCOME/PERSONAL - Provides relative to the suspension of driver's licenses for failure to pay taxes. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG RV See Note)
 SB416ABRAHAMSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Terminates the Calcasieu-Cameron Navigation District. (8/1/22)
 SB445ABRAHAMTRANSPORTATION/DEV DEPT - Provides relative to approval of Department of Transportation and Development P3 projects. (gov sig)
 SB458JIMMY HARRISFLOOD PROTECTION AUTH - Provides relative to the board of commissioners and the nominating committee of certain flood protection authorities. (gov sig)
 SB467GARY CARTERTRANSPORTATION/DEV DEPT - Requires DOTD to initiate the necessary engineering, financial, and other studies to begin passenger rail service between Baton Rouge and New Orleans and along the Interstate 20 corridor. (gov sig)
 SB497CLOUDMOTOR VEHICLES - Restricts alteration of a vehicle's wheel well. (8/1/22)

OTHER BUSINESS

ANNOUNCEMENTS
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