Mississippi Legislature
2001 Regular Session

Senate Highways and Transportation Committee

As of 04/25/01 at 09:35

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HB 217  Mississippi Highway 613; designate segment in Jackson     Hamilton
        County as "Bruce Wayne Evans Memorial Highway."        
           03/11 Approved by Governor
HB 238  Railroad grade crossings; establish account to defray     Fleming
        expenses for closure and upgrade of grade crossing     
           03/11 Approved by Governor
HB 529  U.S. Highway 51; designate portion in City of Winona as   Howell
 *      "Mortimer Barry Memorial Highway."                     
           03/23 Approved by Governor
HB 886  Mississippi Highway 25; designate portion as "Military    Eakes
 *      Order of the Purple Heart Drive".                      
           03/26 (H) Died In Conference
HB 944  Identification cards issued by Department of Public       Compretta
 *      Safety; revise age requirement (DPS).                  
           03/26 (H) Died In Conference
HB 947  Department of Public Safety; revise qualifications of     Compretta
 *      Director of Driver License Examining Bureau (DPS).     
           03/26 (H) Died In Conference
HB1121  White lights; authorize use on rear of vehicle if         Compretta
 *      manufacturer meets certain design requirements.        
           03/26 (H) Died In Conference
HB1181  Highway 35 in Panola County; designate portion as         Morris
        "Waverly Wray Memorial Highway."                       
           03/13 Approved by Governor
HB1277  Highway weight restrictions; exempt rear axle of          Robinson (84th)
        knuckle boom log loaders from tire loading limitations.
           03/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB1313  Railroad property; prescribe certain conduct as           Hamilton
 *      unlawful.                                              
           03/26 (H) Died In Conference
HB1409  Vehicles with projecting loads; clarify provisions        Compretta *
 *      relating to operation at night (MDOT).                 
           03/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB1489  Transportation Department; prescribe management and       Compretta
 *      planning activities; appoint commissioners.            
           03/26 (H) Died In Conference
SB2029  Pearl River bridge at Jackson; require the Legislature    Ross
        to appropriate matching funds.                         
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2034  Bonds; issue to fund the Highway 98 Access Improvement    King
  $%    Program Fund.                                          
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB2060  Highways; create the Four-Lane Highway Maintenance        Furniss
  $%    Account and Fund with gaming fee increase.             
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2076  Four-Lane Highway Program; designate a section in         Furniss
        Coahoma County.                                        
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2078  Motor vehicles; clarify towing safety.                    White (29th)
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2099  Thomas G. Abernethy; designate Tenn-Tom Waterway bridge   Gordon
        at Amory in memory of.                                 
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2128  Motor vehicle headlamps; lighted when windshield wipers   Burton
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2255  Transportation Commission; authorize short term           Dearing
  $%    borrowing to fund cash flow deficiencies.              
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB2304  Casino roads program; include a highway segment in        Furniss
        Coahoma County.                                        
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2318  Local System Road Program; establish.                     Dearing
 *         03/24 Approved by Governor
SB2344  Highways; establish the Four-Lane Right-of-Way            Smith
        Acquisition Program.                                   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2368  Trucks; prohibit riding in open cargo area.               White (29th)
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2378  Anti-litter law; place certain requirements on            White (29th)
        applicants for a driver's license.                     
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2389  State employee; may operate state vehicle with driver's   Thames
        license from contiguous state.                         
           03/11 Approved by Governor
SB2401  State highway system; add a segment in Desoto County.     Chamberlin
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2402  State highway system; add certain portions of MS 28 and   Posey
        U.S. 61 in Jefferson County.                           
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2409  Transportation Commission; may adopt rules regarding      Dearing
 *      the management, sale or disposal of timber on highway  
           04/01 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2416  MDOT; may issue rights-of-way permits for fiber optic     Dearing *
   %    transmission lines on freeways.                        
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2418  Motor Carrier Regulatory Law; transfer from PSC to        Dearing *
   %    MDOT.                                                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2420  Mississippi Transportation Commission; employ 6           Dearing *
        railroad inspectors and remove the authorization of a  
        railway safety coordinator.                            
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2421  Weight limit fines; use for constructing and              Dearing *
        maintaining permanent scales.                          
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2428  Sideboards; prohibit use of while carrying loads of       Dearing *
        sand, dirt, gravel or rock.                            
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2431  Four-Lane Highway Program; authorize portion of           Dearing
        dedicated revenue to be used for maintenance.          
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2432  Special fuel tax; place penalties for unlawful use in     Dearing
        special fund & utilize for equip & services to insure  
        fuel tax compliance.                                   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2433  Transportation projects; allow certain entities to        Dearing *
        advance funding to accelerate completion date.         
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2434  MDOT appropriation; remove requirement that it be         Dearing *
        separated into program areas.                          
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2435  Contractors' tax; deposit portion derived from certain    Dearing
        highway construction into the State Highway Fund.      
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2436  1987 Four-Lane Highway Program; authorize additional      Dearing
 *      federal funds to be used in lieu of state funds.       
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB2459  Gaming Counties State-Assisted Infrastructure Program;    Gollott
        include an east Biloxi connector in specified projects.
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2464  County road and bridge construction; revise method of     Jackson
        allocation of state monies in certain counties.        
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2465  Vehicle weight limit; make exception for cert. logging    Jackson
   %    vehicles transporting equipment.                       
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2485  Highway in Kemper County; designate as part of state      Jackson
        highway system.                                        
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2486  Gaming Counties State-Assisted Infrastructure Fund;       Jackson
        include improvements to Hwy 16 within DeKalb.          
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2511  Highways; designate a portion of MS Highway 25 as         Johnson (19th)
 *      Military Order of the Purple Heart Drive; all of U.S   
        I-20 as 31st Infantry Division Memorial Highway.       
           04/16 Approved by Governor
SB2513  Additional highways; reconstruct a portion of Highway     Mettetal
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2521  Highways; designate a certain portion as "Jo Doss         Bryan
 *      Miller Memorial Drive."                                
           03/24 Approved by Governor
SB2524  Hospitality stations; transportation commission work      Hewes
 *      with universities for beautification.                  
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2527  Multi-Modal Transportation Improvement Fund; create.      Hewes
 *         04/07 Approved by Governor
SB2604  Designate a portion of U.S. 51 from South Jackson         Hyde-Smith *
        Street to U.S. Highway 84 bypass as the Jefferson Davis
        Memorial Highway.                                      
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2661  Headlights; use in rain.                                  Walls
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2676  Traffic regulations; slow-moving traffic to keep right.   Walls
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2677  Traffic regulations, create offense of failure to         Walls
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2684  Railroads; require minimum number of persons on train     Furniss
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2736  Highway weight restrictions; exempt rear axle of          Dearing
        knuckle boom log loaders from tire loading limitations.
           03/11 Approved by Governor
SB2737  Motor vehicle lighting; allow white lights that           Dearing
 *      illuminate the rear of the vehicle under certain       
           04/07 Approved by Governor
SB2740  Vehicles with projecting loads; clarify provisions        Dearing *
 *      relating to operation at night.                        
           04/07 Approved by Governor
SB2781  Gaming Counties State-Assisted Infrastructure Program;    Hewes
 *      add certain projects.                                  
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2826  Driver's license; revise social security number           Horhn
   %    requirement.                                           
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2827  Federal highway funds; provide for allocation of TEA-21   Tollison
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2831  Highway system; designate a portion of MS 35 and the      Mettetal
 *      Waverly Wray Memorial Highway.                         
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2887  MS Transportation Commission; require adoption of a       Jackson
        pilot right-of-way management system.                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2929  Signs; revise the size restriction on certain signs.      Dearing
 *   V     04/16 Vetoed
SB2940  Four-Lane Highway Program; add a segment in Hinds and     Horhn
        Madison Counties.                                      
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2958  Toll roads; authorize transportation commission to        Ross
        contract with private entities to construct (MDOT).    
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2979  MS Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Law; repeal.           Nunnelee
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3007  MDOT; require certain planning activities for             Canon
   %    preliminary engineering, right-of-way acquisition or   
        construction project activities.                       
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3019  Local governments railroad grade crossing project grant   Dearing
        program; create.                                       
           02/12 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3020  Phase 4 of 1987 four-lane highway program; require        Farris
        reevaluation before further construction in Phase 2 or 
        Phase 3.                                               
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3024  Aeronautics; include private airports open to the         Minor
 *      general public in.                                     
           04/07 Approved by Governor
SB3029  Railroad rights-of-way; prohibit certain acts on.         Dearing
 *         03/19 Approved by Governor
SN  56  Buster Davis, Fulton, Mississippi, to the Mississippi     
        Motor Vehicle Commission, for a term that shall be     
        concurrent with that of the Governor, representing the 
        at large position and serving as Chairman.             
           03/30 (S) Appointment Confirmed
SN  74  Mark Luke, Preston, Mississippi, to the Transportation    GOVERNOR
        Commission Appeals Board, for the (four) 4 year term of
        office ending June 30, 2004.                           
           03/30 (S) Appointment Confirmed
SN  81  Mr. W. Hugh Long, Yazoo City, Mississippi, as Executive   MS DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
        Director of the Mississippi Department Of              
        Transportation, For the term beginning April 1, 2001.  
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
SN  89  Henry Augustus Ware, Jr., Southhaven, Mississippi,        GOVERNOR
        Motor Vehicle Commission, seven year- term ending on   
        June 30, 2008, representing 1st Congressional District.
           03/30 (S) Appointment Confirmed

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