Transportation Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

HB-5170

Title:

AN ACT STREAMLINING TRAFFIC SAFETY EVALUATIONS.

Vote Date:

3/14/2012

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable

PH Date:

2/22/2012

File No.:

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Transportation Committee, Department of Transportation

REASONS FOR BILL:

Replaces the State Traffic Commission (STC) with the Office of the State Traffic Administration (OSTA) and transfers all duties and powers from the STC to the OSTA.

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

James P. Redeker, Commissioner, Department of Transportation- Supports this legislation because it will “reduce the timeframe in which applications are reviewed and decisions are rendered.” After the October Job's was passed the State Traffic Commission (STC) underwent the LEAN process, this legislation is part of the process in which to reduce timeframe in which the STC will receive and approve applications.

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

None Expressed

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

None Expressed

Reported by: Tristan Stanziale

Date: March 16, 2012