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Transportation Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(15 members)

1012 § 10 Shall study the truck size and weight provisions under NDCC Chapter 39-12 relating to size, width, and height restrictions, in order to ensure the state of North Dakota may harmonize its truck size and weight regulations with the regulations of the states in the Western States Transportation Alliance, and shall utilize the findings of the collaborative study of the Department of Transportation and the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute to determine appropriate changes to state law

1020 § 17 Consider studying the feasibility of placing the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute under the administrative authority of the Department of Transportation.  If conducted, the study must identify potential efficiencies, potential issues, and current services or benefits provided to the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute by North Dakota State University.

1073 § 1 Consider studying required motor vehicle insurance

1377 § 5 Shall study truck permitting systems in oil and gas producing counties.  The study must review the North Dakota association of oil and gas producing counties' uniform county truck permit program, including the system's integration with the Highway Patrol's online electronic truck permitting and routing system and the communications between county representatives and industry representatives regarding road conditions.  The study must evaluate the appropriateness of additional fees assessed by the board of county commissioners and other local authorities to the oil and gas industry related to additional road permitting fees and analyze other relevant data regarding uniform truck permitting fees and procedures.  The study must include input from representatives of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, representatives of the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties, and other interested persons.

2015 § 41 Consider studying special transportation funding distributions to political subdivisions.  The study must review distribution methods, including the feasibility and desirability of using Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute needs studies, county major collector miles, or a combination of both, if there are future special transportation funding distributions to political subdivisions, and must review options to ensure counties are reporting information consistently.  The Legislative Management shall consider methods to ensure that road projects in each county are properly coordinated with state road projects and projects in adjacent counties.  The study must also review the use of special transportation funding in comparison to the Legislative Assembly's intent.

Receive report from the Department of Transportation regarding information collected from transportation network companies during each biennium (NDCC § 39-34-05)

Receive a report from the Department of Transportation by June 30, 2016, regarding its study of state funding distributions and allocations to public transportation providers (2015 House Bill No. 1012, § 12)

Receive a report from the Department of Transportation regarding the department's updated North Dakota State Rail Plan (2015 House Bill No. 1012, § 18)

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