View Amendment Current Amendment: 3289R002.DR.SLG.docx to Bill 3289     Senator GOLDFINCH proposed the following amendment (3289R002.DR.SLG):
    Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered new SECTION to read:

/SECTION     __.(A)     A statewide advisory referendum must be conducted by the State Election Commission at the same time as the gubernatorial primary election on the question of whether or not, for the next six years, the motor fuel user fee on motor vehicles generally and the corresponding road tax on motor carriers should be increased by a total of twelve cents per gallon with the proceeds of the increase to supplement, and not supplant, existing funding for the repair and maintenance of and improvements to existing streets, roads, highways, and bridges in the state highway system. The state election laws shall apply to the referendum, with the appropriate changes being made. The State Board of Electors shall publish the results of the referendum and certify them to the Governor and each house of the General Assembly.
    (B)     Ballots must be provided to all qualified electors participating in the referendum with the following question printed on the ballot:

    "Do you favor increasing the motor fuel user fee on motor vehicles generally and the corresponding road tax on motor carriers for the next six years by a total of twelve cents per gallon with the proceeds of the increase to supplement existing funding for the construction of, repair and maintenance of and improvements to streets, roads, highways, and bridges in the state highway system?

Yes     []

No     []

    Those voting in favor of the question shall deposit a ballot with a check or cross mark in the square after the word 'Yes', and those voting against the question shall deposit a ballot with a check or cross mark in the square after the word 'No'."
    (C)     The cost of the referendum must be paid from funds appropriated to the State Election Commission and the results of the referendum are advisory only.             /

    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.