House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works
May 17, 2021
1:00 p.m.
Room 3

Adjourned
 




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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

DISCUSSION OF LEGISLATION
 HR66THOMPSONRAILROADS - Urges and requests the Department of Transportation and Development to study and work with Interstate 20 Amtrak partners to develop a passenger rail service connecting Texas and Mississippi through North Louisiana
 HCR68PIERRERAILROADS - Urges and requests the Department of Transportation and Development to study the length and danger of longer freight trains
 HB654MOOREHIGHWAYS - Provides relative to the designation of highway safety corridors by the Department of Transportation and Development and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
 SB88CONNICKLEVEES - Authorizes levee boards to spend funds generated from one or more levee districts in another district that benefits an entire levee authority. (8/1/21) (EN NO IMPACT LF EX See Note)
 SB98LAMBERTCOMMERCIAL REGULATIONS - Provides relative to marine products. (8/1/21) (EN -$900 SG RV See Note)
 SB111WOMACKPUBLIC WORKS - Provides for bids, claims, and payments involving public contracts. (8/1/21) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB112HENRYMOTOR CARRIERS - Requires certain parties be notified when a vehicle is stored pursuant to the Louisiana Towing and Storage Act. (gov sig)
 SB147WARDDRONES/UNMANNED VEHICLES - Provides for personal delivery devices. (gov sig)
 SB190SMITHTRANSPORTATION/DEV DEPT - Transfers stationary weight enforcement from DPS&C to DOTD. (7/1/22)
 SB207BODI WHITETRANSPORTATION/DEV DEPT - Provides relative to subpoenas of DOTD contractors and public entities advertising for public work. (8/1/21)

OTHER BUSINESS

ANNOUNCEMENTS
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