SJR 7 Abolishes the Highway Commission and replaces it with a Director of Transportation
Sponsor: Bartle
LR Number: 0113S.01I Fiscal Note: 0113-01
Committee: Transportation
Last Action: 2/8/2005 - Hearing Conducted S Transportation Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: Referendum

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SJR 7 - This proposed constitutional amendment abolishes the Highways and Transportation Commission and transfers that body's powers to the Director of Transportation. The Director will be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. All references to the Highway Commission shall mean the Director of Transportation and the Department of Transportation.

This joint resolution is similar to SJR 34 (2004), SJR 6 (2003) and HJR 52 (2002).