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41-1292. Joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona

A. The joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona is established. The committee consists of:

1. Two members of the senate who are appointed by the president of the senate, one from each political party.

2. Two members of the house of representatives who are appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, one from each political party.

3. The chairperson of the committee in the house of representatives that considers transportation issues, or the chairperson's designee from the committee in the house of representatives that considers transportation issues, who serves as chairperson of the joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona every even-numbered year.

4. The chairperson of the committee in the senate that considers transportation issues, or the chairperson's designee from the committee in the senate that considers transportation issues, who serves as chairperson of the joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona every odd-numbered year.

B. The committee shall:

1. Coordinate efforts of the committee as reasonably practicable with a like committee established by Sonora, Mexico.

2. Study issues and problems concerning transportation between Sonora, Mexico and this state, including the following:

(a) The need to modify and improve border crossing procedures and facilities.

(b) The advantages and disadvantages of issuing temporary travel permits to Mexican commercial vehicles entering this state.

(c) The potential impact of transporting hazardous materials between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

(d) The current and any anticipated changes in the type and volume of traffic on highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

(e) Environmental and safety problems caused by the type and volume of traffic on highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

(f) Potential financing of any highway construction or planning, or both, that may be recommended by the committee.

(g) The impact of foreign commercial vehicles on the transportation infrastructure of this state.

(h) The balance between revenues collected at ports of entry on the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state and the costs associated with maintaining the transportation infrastructure within twenty-five miles of the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

3. Annually make recommendations to the legislature regarding appropriations made pursuant to section 28-6547.

4. Make recommendations to the legislature that will help alleviate the current environmental, transportation infrastructure and safety problems caused by the type and volume of traffic on highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state and transportation problems experienced by businesses located on both sides of the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state, that will improve road, air and rail transportation between Sonora, Mexico and this state and regarding highway construction and planning of highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

5. Submit a report with its recommendations on or before December 1 of each year to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the governor, the chairman of the state transportation board and the committee established by Sonora, Mexico.

C. The members of the committee who are appointed pursuant to subsection A, paragraphs 9 and 10 serve two year terms.

D. The members of the committee are not eligible to receive compensation, but the members who are appointed pursuant to subsection A, paragraphs 9, 10 and 11 are eligible to receive reimbursement for expenses pursuant to title 38, chapter 4, article 2.

E. The department of transportation shall facilitate the meetings of the committee. The committee shall use the services of the legislative staff and the staff of the department of transportation.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-1292

41-1292. Joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona

A. The joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona is established. The committee consists of:

1. Two members of the senate who are appointed by the president of the senate, one from each political party.

2. Two members of the house of representatives who are appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, one from each political party.

3. The chairperson of the committee in the house of representatives that considers transportation issues, or the chairperson's designee from the committee in the house of representatives that considers transportation issues, who serves as chairperson of the joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona every even-numbered year.

4. The chairperson of the committee in the senate that considers transportation issues, or the chairperson's designee from the committee in the senate that considers transportation issues, who serves as chairperson of the joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona every odd-numbered year.

B. The committee shall:

1. Coordinate efforts of the committee as reasonably practicable with a like committee established by Sonora, Mexico.

2. Study issues and problems concerning transportation between Sonora, Mexico and this state, including the following:

(a) The need to modify and improve border crossing procedures and facilities.

(b) The advantages and disadvantages of issuing temporary travel permits to Mexican commercial vehicles entering this state.

(c) The potential impact of transporting hazardous materials between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

(d) The current and any anticipated changes in the type and volume of traffic on highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

(e) Environmental and safety problems caused by the type and volume of traffic on highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

(f) Potential financing of any highway construction or planning, or both, that may be recommended by the committee.

(g) The impact of foreign commercial vehicles on the transportation infrastructure of this state.

(h) The balance between revenues collected at ports of entry on the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state and the costs associated with maintaining the transportation infrastructure within twenty-five miles of the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

3. Annually make recommendations to the legislature regarding appropriations made pursuant to section 28-6547.

4. Make recommendations to the legislature that will help alleviate the current environmental, transportation infrastructure and safety problems caused by the type and volume of traffic on highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state and transportation problems experienced by businesses located on both sides of the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state, that will improve road, air and rail transportation between Sonora, Mexico and this state and regarding highway construction and planning of highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

5. Submit a report with its recommendations on or before December 1 of each year to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the governor, the chairman of the state transportation board and the committee established by Sonora, Mexico.

C. The members of the committee who are appointed pursuant to subsection A, paragraphs 9 and 10 serve two year terms.

D. The members of the committee are not eligible to receive compensation, but the members who are appointed pursuant to subsection A, paragraphs 9, 10 and 11 are eligible to receive reimbursement for expenses pursuant to title 38, chapter 4, article 2.

E. The department of transportation shall facilitate the meetings of the committee. The committee shall use the services of the legislative staff and the staff of the department of transportation.


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State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-1292

41-1292. Joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona

A. The joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona is established. The committee consists of:

1. Two members of the senate who are appointed by the president of the senate, one from each political party.

2. Two members of the house of representatives who are appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, one from each political party.

3. The chairperson of the committee in the house of representatives that considers transportation issues, or the chairperson's designee from the committee in the house of representatives that considers transportation issues, who serves as chairperson of the joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona every even-numbered year.

4. The chairperson of the committee in the senate that considers transportation issues, or the chairperson's designee from the committee in the senate that considers transportation issues, who serves as chairperson of the joint legislative review committee on transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona every odd-numbered year.

B. The committee shall:

1. Coordinate efforts of the committee as reasonably practicable with a like committee established by Sonora, Mexico.

2. Study issues and problems concerning transportation between Sonora, Mexico and this state, including the following:

(a) The need to modify and improve border crossing procedures and facilities.

(b) The advantages and disadvantages of issuing temporary travel permits to Mexican commercial vehicles entering this state.

(c) The potential impact of transporting hazardous materials between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

(d) The current and any anticipated changes in the type and volume of traffic on highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

(e) Environmental and safety problems caused by the type and volume of traffic on highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

(f) Potential financing of any highway construction or planning, or both, that may be recommended by the committee.

(g) The impact of foreign commercial vehicles on the transportation infrastructure of this state.

(h) The balance between revenues collected at ports of entry on the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state and the costs associated with maintaining the transportation infrastructure within twenty-five miles of the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

3. Annually make recommendations to the legislature regarding appropriations made pursuant to section 28-6547.

4. Make recommendations to the legislature that will help alleviate the current environmental, transportation infrastructure and safety problems caused by the type and volume of traffic on highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state and transportation problems experienced by businesses located on both sides of the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state, that will improve road, air and rail transportation between Sonora, Mexico and this state and regarding highway construction and planning of highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and this state.

5. Submit a report with its recommendations on or before December 1 of each year to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the governor, the chairman of the state transportation board and the committee established by Sonora, Mexico.

C. The members of the committee who are appointed pursuant to subsection A, paragraphs 9 and 10 serve two year terms.

D. The members of the committee are not eligible to receive compensation, but the members who are appointed pursuant to subsection A, paragraphs 9, 10 and 11 are eligible to receive reimbursement for expenses pursuant to title 38, chapter 4, article 2.

E. The department of transportation shall facilitate the meetings of the committee. The committee shall use the services of the legislative staff and the staff of the department of transportation.

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