SB 1834

85(R) - 2017
Senate Transportation
House Transportation
Senate Transportation
House Transportation
Fiscal transparency
Transportation & Infrastructure

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Neutral


Dawn Buckingham


Scott Cosper

Bill Caption

Relating to the allocation of revenue from certain penalties for transportation project delays.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

SB 1834 would require the Texas Department of Transportation to "establish a system to track liquidated damages, including road user costs, retained by the department associated with delayed transportation project contracts."

Vote Recommendation Notes

SB 1834 is consistent with limited government by increasing accountability and transparency with respect to the allocation of funds associated with transportation project delays. We support SB 1834.

Organizations Supporting

Texas TURF