Mississippi Legislature
2003 Regular Session

Senate Highways and Transportation Committee

As of 05/14/03 at 08:17

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HB 341  Highways 315 and 1; name portions after Dr. Dewitt        Reynolds
 *      Clinton French and C.B. "Buddie" Newman.               
           03/12 Approved by Governor
HB 405  Hospitality station in Coahoma County; designate as       Mayo
        "Delma Furniss Hospitality Station."                   
           03/13 Approved by Governor
HB 442  Highway 18 in Jasper County; designate portion as "Tom    Stringer
 *      Royce Green Memorial Highway."                         
           03/31 Approved by Governor
HB 908  Mississippi Highway 828; delete segment in Yazoo County   Barbour
        from state highway system.                             
           03/18 Approved by Governor
HB 962  Mississippi Highway 25; designate segment in Monroe       Markham
        County as "Walton Greene Gray Memorial Highway."       
           03/13 Approved by Governor
HB1056  Crop Duster loading vehicles; exempt from motor vehicle   Woods
   %    tags, taxes and load restrictions.                     
           03/18 Approved by Governor
HB1184  Traffic accident reports; delete certain reporting        Compretta
 *      requirements (DPS).                                    
           03/28 Approved by Governor
HB1560  City of Columbus; authorize to place military aircraft    Smith (39th)
 *      at certain location on U.S. Highway 45 right-of-way.   
           04/19 Approved by Governor
SB2006  Motorcycle Operator Safety Program; establish.            Dearing
 * %       03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2022  MS Transportation Commission; require adoption of a       Jackson
        pilot right-of-way management system.                  
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2023  Vehicle weight limit; make exception for certain          Jackson
   %    logging vehicles transporting equipment.               
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2030  Highway work zone; revise penalty for speeding.           Dearing
 *         03/14 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2049  Toll roads; authorize Transportation Commission to        Ross
 * %    contract with private entities to construct (MDOT).    
           03/12 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2058  Federal highway funds; provide for allocation of TEA-21   Tollison
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2063  MS Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Law; repeal.           Nunnelee
   %       02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2066  MS Transportation Commission; authorize to purchase       Kirby
 *      certain insurance policies.                            
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2080  Trucks; prohibit riding in open cargo area.               White
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2096  Driver's license; require vision for certain              Dearing
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2102  Transportation Commission; may adopt rules regarding      Dearing
 *      the management, sale or disposal of timber on highway  
           03/25 Approved by Governor
SB2135  Traffic regulations; slow-moving traffic to keep right.   Walls
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2136  Traffic regulations; create offense of failure to         Walls
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2243  Bonds; issue to fund the Railroad Revitalization Fund     Dearing
  $%    for loans for certain railroad projects.               
           03/18 (H) Died In Committee
SB2250  Municipal sewer and gas; municipalities under 10,000      Browning
 *      shall not be required to bear cost of removal from     
        highway rights-of-way.                                 
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2252  Highways; require board of supervisors to place and       Dearing *
        maintain traffic control devices on county roads.      
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2275  MDOT; may issue rights-of-way permits for fiber optic     Dearing *
   %    transmission lines on freeways.                        
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2299  Department of Transportation; require placement of        Dearing
        markers on rights-of-way memorializing vehicle accident
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2332  Highway work zone; revise penalty for speeding.           Hyde-Smith
 *         02/11 (S) Died In Committee
SB2357  Additional highways; reconstruct a portion of Highway     Mettetal
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2403  Mississippi Transportation Commission; authorize to       Dearing
        acquire, own and operate railroads.                    
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2423  Natchez Trace Parkway; grandfather in certain buildings   Michel
        not conforming to height restrictions.                 
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2430  Memorial highways; dedicate portion/MS 9W to Dr. Dewitt   Tollison
 *      French, portion/MS 1 to "Buddie" Newman & portion/MS 25
        to Martha Segars.                                      
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2432  Anti-litter law: place certain requirements on            White
        applicants for a driver's license.                     
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2454  Aircraft; revise definitions of operations.               White
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2475  Highway 45 bridge over MS 19; designate as Military       Carmichael
 *      Order of the Purple Heart, Department of Mississippi,  
        Memorial Bridge.                                       
           03/31 (S) Died In Conference
SB2487  Freight rail and high-speed rail service; create a        Smith
        study committee to examine.                            
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2519  Highways; require construction of a certain highway       Stogner
        segment in Marion County.                              
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2531  Highways; increase the maximum allowable length of        Dearing
 *      trailers.                                              
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2533  Transportation Commission; authorize expenditures for     Dearing
        certain promotional materials.                         
           03/12 Approved by Governor
SB2546  Highway construction bids; disqualify contractors who     Gordon
   %    are in charge of projects that fall behind schedule    
        from bidding on contracts.                             
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2571  Trucks; prohibit riding in open cargo area.               Robertson
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2630  Outdoor advertising signs; remove height restriction.     Gollott
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2647  Disabled parking; date of expiration of windshield        Hewes
   %    placards must be visible.                              
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2676  Annual overweight load permits; may be issued by MDOT     Harvey
 * %    for vehicles transporting heavy equipment with a GVW of
        140,000 pounds or less.                                
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2709  Windshield placards for disabled; must be displayed by    Dickerson
 *      placing on the left side of vehicle dashboard or by    
        hanging from rearview mirror.                          
           04/24 Approved by Governor
SB2723  Four-lane highway program; add a segment in Hinds and     Horhn
        Madison Counties.                                      
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2737  Highway weight limit; express legislative intent that     Burton
 *      Transportation Commission allow increased load under   
        certain circumstances.                                 
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2744  Transportation Commission; authorize the appointment of   Dearing
 *      an additional deputy executive director for            
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2786  Driver's license; revise social security number           Harden
 * %    requirement.                                           
           02/14 (S) Failed
SB2787  State highway system; delete certain segments from.       Dearing *
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2791  Pavement projects; require the Department of              Dearing
        Transportation to conduct a life-cycle cost analysis on
        certain projects.                                      
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2814  Highways; contracts for construction and maintenance to   Gollott
 * %    be awarded to a responsible bidder with the lowest and 
        best bid.                                              
           04/24 Approved by Governor
SB2827  Railroad crossings; clarify when vehicles are required    Dickerson
        to stop at railroad crossings.                         
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2847  Contractors tax; tax levied on four-lane highway          Minor
   %    program contracts shall be collected by Transportation 
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SN  75  James Waycaster, Natchez, Mississippi, Weight             ATTORNEY GENERAL
        Enforcement Appeals Board, for a four-year term        
        beginning July 1, 2002 and ending June 30, 2006.       
           04/03 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  94  Don Shelton, Jackson, Mississippi, Weight Enforcement     MS DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
        Appeals Board, as the MDOT Executive Director's        
        representative to the Weight Enforcement Appeals Board.
           04/03 (S) Notified of Approval

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