Review Committee on Transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona, Arizona State Legislature

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The Review Committee on Transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona is a joint interim committee of the Arizona Legislature.

Committees of the Arizona State Legislature are governed by the Arizona Revised Statutes. Committees may be chosen by each chamber's presiding officer or have specific members as outlined in the statutes.[1]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Arizona Revised Statutes

Function

This committee serves the following functions:[2]

  • coordinate efforts of the Committee as reasonably practicable with a like Committee established by Sonora, Mexico;
  • study issues and problems concerning transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona, including the following:
  • the need to modify and improve border crossing procedures and facilities;
  • the advantages and disadvantages of issuing temporary travel permits to Mexican commercial vehicles entering Arizona;
  • the potential impact of transporting hazardous materials between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona;
  • 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 Arizona;
  • 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 Arizona;
  • potential financing of any highway construction or planning, or both, that may be recommended by the Committee;
  • the impact of foreign commercial vehicles on the transportation infrastructure of this state;
  • the balance between revenues collected at ports of entry on the border between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona and the costs associated with maintaining the transportation infrastructure within twenty-five miles of the border between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona;
  • annually make recommendations to the legislature regarding appropriations made pursuant to Section 28-6547;
  • 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 Arizona and transportation problems experienced by businesses located on both sides of the border between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona, that will improve road, air and rail transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona and regarding highway construction and planning of highways that carry commercial vehicles to the border between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona; and
  • 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.

Members

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona Senate Members, 2013
Democratic members (1)Republican members (2)
Robert MezaRich Crandall, Chair, 2013
Gail Griffin
Transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona House Members, 2013
Democratic members (1)Republican members (1)
Macario SaldateKaren Fann, Chair, 2014

2011-2012

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