Under existing law, the Department of Transportation is under the direction of the director who is appointed by the Governor
This bill would create the State Transportation Commission composed of five members appointed by the Governor from the five regions of the Department of Transportation to coordinate and develop the activities of the department
This bill would provide for the appointment of the Director of the Department of Transportation by the commission and for the duties of the director
This bill would also provide that the department would not be subject to the Budget Management Act
Relating to the Department of Transportation; to establish the State Transportation Commission; to provide for the members, duties, responsibilities, and compensation and expenses of the commission; to prohibit a person serving on the State Transportation Commission from benefiting by entering employment with or contracting with companies that do business with the Department of Transportation while he or she serves on the Commission or for a period of two years thereafter; to provide for the appointment and duties of the Director of the Department of Transportation; and for this purpose to amend Sections 23-1-21 and 23-1-21.2, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the appointment and authority of the Director of the Department of Transportation.
|February 6, 2020||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Transportation and Energy|
|Bill Text||SB141 Alabama 2020 Session - Introduced|