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NPT Capitol: TxDoT sunset bill amended, passed out of committee

In a brief hustle of a meeting this afternoon, the House Transportation Committee passed a HB 300 out of committee. The bill has morphed considerably from the original filed by state Rep. Carl Isett, R-Lubbock. [link]

Particularly, the original recommended TxDoT ditch its five member Texas Transportation Commission leadership structure in favor of a single commissioner. The committee substitute keeps the five member panel but instead of all members being governor appointments, now only three are, the other two being appointed by the House Speaker and the Lieutenant Governor respectively.

Isett said he expected the bill to make it onto the floor next week.

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Written by newspapertreeelpaso

April 28, 2009 at 12:52 pm

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