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KP-0077
Ken Paxton

Transportation Code section 223.242 - the Department of Transportation may enter into a design-build contract for a highway project with a construction cost estimate of $150 million or more pursuant to section 223.242, Transportation Code|A river authority is not authorized by chapter 25 of the Parks and Wildlife Code to adopt regulations that prohibit the open carry of handguns on river authority parklands.

KP-0184
Ken Paxton

Application of administrative fees in Transportation Code subsection 228.0547(b) to entity contracting with TxDOT to operate toll lane under Transportation Code section 228.007(b)

GA-0143
Greg Abbott

Proceeds from the sale of agency salvage or surplus personal property purchased with revenue constitutionally dedicated to highway purposes are not themselves constitutionally dedicated to highway purposes and, for sales occurring on or after September 1, |Revenue constitutionally dedicated to highway purposes, proceeds from sale of salvage or surplus personal property purchased with revenue constitutionally dedicated to highway purposes are not themselves constitutionally dedicated to highway purposes, and|Proceeds from the sale of salvage or surplus personal property purchased with funds constitutionally dedicated to highway purposes are not themselves constitutionally dedicated, and the proceeds of such sales occurring on or after September 1, 2003, may b|Highway purposes, proceeds from the sale of salvage or surplus personal property purchased with revenue constitutionally dedicated to highway purposes are not themselves constitutionally dedicated, and the proceeds of such sales occurring on or after Septe

GA-0440
Greg Abbott

Cameras, installation of on state highway rights-of-way to monitor compliance with traffic-control signals to enforce traffic laws|Cameras, Department's authority to install on state highway rights-of-way to monitor compliance with traffic-control signals to enforce traffic laws and to permit local authorities to install for the same purpose

GA-0493
Greg Abbott

Vehicle storage facility operator may release a stored vehicle to an individual who is not a member of the registered vehicle owner's immediate family if the individual presents a completed Affidavit of Right of Possession and Control and otherwise complies with title 43, section 18.92(a)(3) of the Texas Administrative Code|Vehicle storage facility, Department reasonably interprets its rules to permit the operator of to release a stored vehicle to an individual who is not a member of the registered vehicle owner's immediate family if the individual presents a completed Affidavit of Right of Possession and Control and otherwise complies with title 43, section 18.92(a)(3) of the Texas Administrative Code

GA-0687
Greg Abbott

Monies held in trust in a particular subaccount of the state highway fund, Department of Transportation may not transfer to a regional transportation authority|Monies held in trust in a particular subaccount of the state highway fund, Department may not transfer to a regional transportation authority

GA-0776
Greg Abbott

Directive in rider to transfer funds from Department of Transportation to Department of Motor Vehicles is not an "item of appropriation"|Item of appropriation

GA-0777
Greg Abbott

Comptroller must determine whether transfer of funds to Health & Human Services Commission and Texas Workforce Commission in 2008-2009 biennium, and absence of that transfer in 2010-2011 biennium, results in a gain in overall funding to Texas Department of Transportation|Directive in rider to transfer funds from Department of Transportation to Department of Motor Vehicles is not an "item of appropriation"|Gain in overall funding to Texas Department of Transportation, whether transfer of funds to Health & Human Services Commission and Texas Workforce Commission in 2008-2009 biennium and absence of that transfer in 2010-2011 biennium results in a

DM-0028
Dan Morales

Overweight vehicles, Department of Transportation may issue permits for | Department of Transportation may issue permits for overweight vehicles

DM-0167
Dan Morales

Petition protesting zoning change, Department of Transportation may participate in as owner of real property in its right-of-way|Petition protesting zoning change, Department may participate in as owner of real property in its right-of-way

DM-0241
Dan Morales

Workers' compensation, motor carriers hauling materials to and onto Department construction sites must carry|Motor carriers hauling materials to and onto Texas Department of Transportation construction sites must carry workers' compensation|Workers' compensation, motor carriers hauling materials to and onto Texas Department of Transportation construction sites must carry

DM-0370
Dan Morales

Interest|Accretion|Oil and gas royalties received for depletion of highway rights-of-way that state acquired using funds dedicated by article VIII, section 7-a of the Texas Constitution, disposition of|Oil and gas royalties received for depletion of highway rights-of-way, disposition of|State highway rights-of-way, disposition of oil and gas royalties received for depletion of|Oil and gas royalties received for depletion of highway rights-of-way that state acquired using funds dedicated by article VIII, section 7-a, disposition of by Department of Transportation

JC-0124
John Cornyn

Material specifications for Department of Transportation construction and maintenance contracts may not be limited to particular vendor if other vendors have similar products of equal quality, and may not include requirements that are unrelated to the mat|Material specifications for construction and maintenance contracts may not be limited to particular vendor if other vendors have similar products of equal quality, and may not include requirements that are unrelated to the material's quality or performanc

JC-0189
John Cornyn

Advisory committee, state agency's authority to create may be express or implied (Modifies Tex. Att'y Gen. LO-98-009 to the extent of conflict)|Statewide Transportation Policy Committee and Bicycle Advisory Committee, Department has implied authority to create (Modifies Tex. Att'y Gen. LO-98-009 to the extent of conflict)|Advisory committee, state agency's authority to create may be express or implied (Modifies Tex. Att'y Gen. LO-98-009 to the extent of conflict)

JC-0353
John Cornyn

Toll roads, Department of Transportation cannot grant state highway fund monies to Texas Turnpike Authority for toll roads except on condition of repayment from toll proceeds and other revenue|Toll roads, Department of Transportation cannot grant state highway fund monies to Authority for toll roads except on condition of repayment from toll proceeds and other revenue|Toll roads, Department cannot grant state highway fund monies to Texas Turnpike Authority for toll roads except on condition of repayment from toll proceeds and other revenue

JC-0448
John Cornyn

Requirement in rider that city agree to Transportation Department's choice of location for border inspection station attempts to amend general law and is unconstitutional|Rider to appropriations act, constitutionality of|Border inspection stations, authority of Department of Transportation to choose location for|Rider in appropriation to Department requiring city to agree to Department's choice of location for border inspection station is unconstitutional for attempting to amend general law in an appropriation act|Collocate|Co-locate

JC-0517
John Cornyn

Oversize or overweight vehicle that has received permit from Department of Transportation, county may not issue permit or set additional requirements for|Oversize or overweight vehicle, if applicant satisfies statutory requirements Department of Transportation must issue permit to applicant to operate|Oversize or overweight vehicle, if applicant satisfies statutory requirements Department must issue permit to applicant to operate|May