HB 1136

84(R) - 2015
House Transportation
House Transportation
Transportation & Infrastructure

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Celia Israel

Bill Caption

Relating to the creation of the Transportation Safety and Access Advisory Committee.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated. 

Bill Analysis

This legislation would amend the Transportation Code to establish the Transportation Safety and Access Advisory Committee,composed of representatives appointed by:

  • AARP
  • Texas chapter of the American Planning Association
  • Texas chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Association of Texas Metropolitan Planning Organizations
  • The Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Department of State Health Services
  • An organization determined by the department that represents bicyclists.
  • An organization that represents persons with disabilities.
  • Texas Association of Counties
  • Texas Municipal League

The purpose of this committee is to study methods, infrastructure including sidewalks and bicycle lanes, and ways the department can  improve the safety and access of all users of state or federally funded transportation projects.

Vote Recommendation Notes

This legislation does not weigh for or against the principles we consider to provide bill analysis, therefore, we remain neutral.