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Welcome to the official website for the
Texas Senate
Senate Committee on Transportation
NOTE: This is archived committee information from the 87th Legislative Session.

Committee Information

Robert Nichols

Kel Seliger

Carol Alvarado
C├ęsar Blanco
Kelly Hancock
Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa
Lois Kolkhorst
Charles Perry
Royce West


Amy Jeter

(512) 463-0067

Sam Houston Building, 450

Interim Charges

  • Safety: Study the contributing factors leading to fatal crashes and make recommendations to prevent and reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries.
  • Driver's License Efficiency: Study the Department of Public Safety's driver's license program operations and make recommendations to improve the efficiency of services while maintaining individual privacy and security for Texans.
  • Alternatively Fueled Vehicles: Review the Texas Department of Transportation's plan for federal funding related to alternatively fueled vehicle infrastructure development. Examine the increase of private and public owned alternatively fueled vehicles registered in the state and make recommendations for road user fee fairness between alternatively fueled vehicles and gasoline and diesel vehicles.