House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works
May 10, 2021
9:30 a.m.
Room 3


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 HR47GADBERRYRAILROADS - Urges and requests the Department of Transportation and Development to study and work with Interstate 20 Amtrak partners to bring passenger rail service connecting Texas and Mississippi through North Louisiana
 HCR36BROWNBRIDGES/FERRIES - Urges and requests the Department of Transportation and Development to study the feasibility of having two dedicated lanes to exit eastbound from the Horace Wilkinson Bridge
 HB220GREGORY MILLERPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Provides relative to public works contracts
 HB565HUVALMTR VEHICLE/VIOLATIONS - Provides relative to the operation of a motor vehicle while using wireless telecommunication devices (RE1 See Note)
 HB587ROBERT OWENAIRCRAFT/AVIATION - Provides relative to the regulation of unmanned aerial and aircrafts systems and the Louisiana Drone Advisory Committee
 HB608GAINESTRANSPORTATION DEPT - Provides for $100,000 death benefit for an employee of the Department of Transportation and Development who is killed in a hazardous situation in the course and scope of his employment (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 HB623MCFARLANDTRANSPORTATION - Provides for increases to fees and self-generated revenue of the Department of Transportation and Development (OR INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB625DESHOTELPORTS/HARBORS/TERMINALS - Changes the composition of the Avoyelles Parish Port Commission
 HB631GOUDEAUBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Creates the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge Commission and the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge Commission police (OR SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 HB684GREGORY MILLERLEVEES/BDS & DISTRICTS - Removes St. Charles Parish from the Lafourche Basin Levee District and creates the St. Charles Parish Levee District


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