SB 1200 Makes various revisions, including a change in name, to the state Highways and Transportation Commission
LR Number:4877S.01I Fiscal Note:4877-01
Last Action:03/05/02 - Hearing Conducted S Transportation Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2002
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SB 1200 - This act requires that members of the State Transportation Commission be appointed by the Governor from among candidates supplied by the House and Senate leadership of each political party. Every two years the Governor will appoint one candidate from each party. Candidates must be appointed by July 1 in even-numbered years. When a vacancy on the Commission occurs, the House and Senate leadership of the political party of the vacating member must submit three candidates for selection within 30 days. The Governor has 15 days to appoint the new member. The new member will serve only the remainder of the unexpired six-year term of the vacating member. All references to the Highway Commission or the Highways and Transportation Commission and the Department of Highways in the statutes will mean the Transportation Commission and the Department of Transportation.

This act is identical to HB 1894 (2002).