Pending Legislation

HB 516: Power to Contract by the Department of Transportation

Introduced: 2/21/2023 by Ralston (R)

Relates to exercise of the power to contract by the Department of Transportation, so as to increase the minimum amount for a public road construction or maintenance contract that prohibits negotiation; provides for exceptions to public comment and hearing on projects involving public-private partnerships in certain instances; provides for an exception to vote approval for such projects; provides for related matters; repeals conflicting laws.

Last Action: Feb 27, 2023: From HOUSE Committee on TRANSPORTATION: Favorably reported.

Status: Pending

DBIA Position: Neutral