Legislative Update 1-24-2013

Well, good people, we have hearings scheduled.

HB 1238 (Malfunctioning Traffic Signals) is scheduled to be heard in House Transportation at 15:30 on January 29th.

SB 5141 (Malfunctioning Traffic Signals) is scheduled to be heard in Senate Transportation at 15:30 on January 31st.

SB 5142 (Putting motorcycles into the Commute Trip Reduction Act) is scheduled to be heard in Senate Transportation at 15:30 on January 31st.

SB 5143 (Helmet Law Modification) is scheduled to be heard in Senate Transportation at 15:30 on January 31st.

A hearty congratulations to all for getting these bills enough attention that they got scheduled this early in the session.  NOt to be accused of counting chickens early, but this does bode well.

Be sure to contact your legislators and ask for their continued support for these bills as they move through the system.

If you don’t know yet who your representatives are, follow this link.

Until next time,

Ride safely and legislate well,

“Texas” Larry

Government Relations and Junior Blogger

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