2021 Texas Statutes
Transportation Code
Title 4 - Navigation
Subtitle A - Waterways and Ports
Chapter 55 - Funding of Port Security, Projects, and Studies
Section 55.001. Definitions

Sec. 55.001. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:

(1) "Commission" means the Texas Transportation Commission.

(2) "Committee" means the Port Authority Advisory Committee.

(3) "Department" means the Texas Department of Transportation.

(4) "Fund" means the port access account fund.

(4-a) "Port access improvement project" means the construction or improvement of public roadways that will enhance connectivity to ports.

(5) "Port security, transportation, or facility project" means a project that is necessary or convenient for the proper operation of a maritime port and that will improve the security, movement, and intermodal transportation of cargo or passengers in commerce and trade.

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1325, Sec. 18.02, eff. June 21, 2003.

Amended by:

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 480 (H.B. 699), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2011.

Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 180 (S.B. 28), Sec. 1, eff. May 26, 2017.

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