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Session 120 - (2013-2014)Printer Friendly
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S 0616 General Bill, By Leatherman
Summary: Transportation Infrastructure Sales Tax Act
    A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 10, TITLE 4 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO LOCAL SALES AND USE TAXES, TO ENACT THE "TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE SALES TAX ACT", TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY GOVERNING BODY MAY IMPOSE A ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX BY ORDINANCE, SUBJECT TO A REFERENDUM, WITHIN THE COUNTY AREA FOR ROAD AND BRIDGE PROJECTS, FOR A LIMITED AMOUNT OF TIME, TO PROVIDE FOR THE SELECTION OF THE PROJECTS TO BE UNDERTAKEN, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REFERENDUM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE TAX, AND TO PROVIDE FOR MEANS TESTED MATCHING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2740, RELATING TO COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEES, TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL GOVERNING BODIES MAY NOT BE APPOINTED TO SERVE ON COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEES; TO AMEND SECTION 57-3-615, RELATING TO HIGHWAY TOLLS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MUST CONDUCT COMPREHENSIVE CONGESTION ANALYSES ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS AND TO PERMIT TOLLS TO BE UTILIZED TO FUND INCREASED CAPACITY ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS, OR SEGMENTS OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS, THAT EXCEED CAPACITY LIMITS OF THAT HIGHWAY, OR SEGMENT OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-620, RELATING TO REGISTRATION FEES FOR PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES, TO INCREASE REGISTRATION FEES, TO PROVIDE THAT TWELVE DOLLARS FROM EACH FEE SHALL BE REMITTED TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND, AND TO ESTABLISH THE PURPOSE FOR THE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-640, RELATING TO VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES FOR COMMON CARRIER PASSENGERS, TO INCREASE REGISTRATION FEES, TO PROVIDE THAT TWELVE DOLLARS FROM EACH FEE SHALL BE REMITTED TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND, AND TO ESTABLISH THE PURPOSE FOR THE FEE; TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-645 TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER CERTAIN VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES DEDICATED TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND HAVE FULLY MATCHED FUNDS AS PROVIDED BY LAW, THE REMAINDER OF THOSE FUNDS MAY BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AT ITS DISCRETION SUBJECT TO FEDERAL AND STATE LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-660, RELATING TO REGISTRATION FEES FOR SELF-PROPELLED PROPERTY CARRYING VEHICLES, TO INCREASE REGISTRATION FEES AND TO PROVIDE THAT ONE-FOURTH OF THE REGISTRATION FEE MUST BE REMITTED TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND FOR INTERSTATE IMPROVEMENTS; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-645 TO REQUIRE A BIENNIAL ROAD USER FEE FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES THAT ARE PROPELLED IN PART, OR COMPLETELY, BY FUEL OTHER THAN MOTOR FUEL, AND TO ESTABLISH THE AMOUNT OF THE FEE.
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04/16/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 7)
04/16/13Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 7)



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