Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works
May 10, 2012
Upon Adjournment
Room E


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 April 26, 2012
 May 3, 2012

 SR95FRED MILLSTRANSPORTATION/DEV DEPT - Requests the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to proceed with the Vida Shaw Bridge replacement project.
 SB503CLAITORTRAFFIC - Permits driving in left lane in certain municipalities. (8/1/12)
 HCR30JACKSONHIGHWAYS - Urges and requests DOTD to install a traffic light at the junction of LA 594 and Millhaven Road and the entrance to Millhaven Estates Subdivision in Ouachita Parish
 HB117H.BURNSMTR VEHICLE/COMMERCIAL - Prohibits commercial motor vehicle drivers who have been issued certain waivers from driving commercial motor vehicles for public utilities
 HB124J.EDWARDSMTR VEHICLE/LICEN PLATES - Creates the Korean Defense Service license plate
 HB133ARMESMTR VEHICLE/DRIVER LIC - Authorizes the placement of "VETERAN" on drivers' licenses and special identification cards
 HB162GISCLAIRMOTOR VEHICLES - Requires drivers to use headlights when driving through a tunnel
 HB197H.BURNSMTR VEHICLE/SEAT BELTS - Requires all occupants of a motor vehicle to wear safety belts
 HB310PONTIMTR VEHICLE/DISMANTLERS - Provides relative to the issuance of permits to dismantle motor vehicles which are more than 15 years old
 HB317GISCLAIRPUBLIC CONTRACT/BIDS - Authorizes the use of salvage material in coastal protection and restoration projects
 HB367LEGERPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Provides relative to construction managers or third-party consultants employed by a public entity
 HB374ARMESMTR VEHICLE/INSPECTION - Changes time limitations on issuance of permits for official inspection stations
 HB384DANAHAYPORTS/HARBORS/TERMINALS - Provides for shallow-draft ports to lease certain property without the necessity of public bid
 HB413HARRISONWATER/DRINKING WATER - Authorizes the Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration to assist the Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District and gives the district authority over activities on the banks of Bayou Lafourche
 HB425BROSSETTMTR VEHICLE/LICEN PLATES - Creates a special "For Hire" license plate for use in the city of New Orleans (EN INCREASE SD RV See Note)
 HB478GISCLAIRPORTS/GRAND ISLE - Changes the boundaries set aside for seafood production research
 HB485THIERRYTRAFFIC/VIOLATIONS - Revises penalty provisions regarding overtaking and passing school buses (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB499H.BURNSMTR VEHICLE/DRIVER LIC - Provides for drivers' licenses issued to veterans
 HB533HODGESDWI - Revises implied consent law to change term "machine" to "instrument"
 HB544MONTOUCETMTR VEHICLE/DRIVER LIC - Requires a licensed driver who OMV has reason to believe to be unqualified to drive to submit to the written and skills test
 HB652LEGERPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Authorizes ports to use the design-build method on certain construction projects (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB713HUNTERLAW ENFORCEMENT - Provides with respect to law enforcement checkpoints (EG1 NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HB805PONTIPUBLIC SERVICE COMN - Provides with respect to the regulation of motor carriers
 HB831HAZELPUBLIC CONTRACT/BIDS - Provides relative to the exclusion of certain contractors from bidding on public projects
 HB839HENRYMTR VEHICLE/TOWING - Provides with respect to the towing of motor vehicles
 HB857ROBERT JOHNSONMOTOR CARRIERS - Provides for minimum liability coverage for passenger vans used to transport railroad workers
 HB1056FRANKLINMTR VEHICLE/LICEN PLATES - Creates the Free and Accepted Mason prestige license plate (RE INCREASE SG EX See Note)
 HB1061ORTEGOFUELS - Authorizes the use of automatic liquefied petroleum gas dispensing devices
 HB1130CROMERINSURANCE/AUTOMOBILE - Provides for electronic display of proof of insurance
 HB1154THOMPSONMTR VEHICLE/LICEN PLATES - Creates the "Public Schools" prestige license plate
 HB1189HODGESINSURANCE - Provides for car carrier insurance requirements (EN INCREASE SG EX See Note)
 HB1200TERRY BROWNPUBLIC WORKS - Authorizes DOTD to transfer property destined to be demolished for public works