SJR 006 Abolishes the Highway Commission and replaces it with a Director of Transportation
LR Number:0521S.02I Fiscal Note:0521-02
Last Action:03/18/03 - Hearing Conducted S Transportation Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:Voter Approval
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Current Bill Summary

SJR 6 - This proposed constitutional amendment abolishes the Highways and Transportation Commission and transfers that body's powers to the Director of the Department of Transportation. The Director will be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. The present members of the Highway Commission shall serve until a Director has been appointed by the Governor and approved by the Senate. All references to the Highway Commission shall mean the Director of Transportation and the Department of Transportation.

This resolution is similar to HJR 52 (2002).