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Sponsors: Reps. Chumley, Burns, Toole, Long, Elliott, G.R. Smith, Hamilton, Putnam, Daning, Crosby, Magnuson and Taylor
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 4041
Introduced in the House on March 13, 2017
Currently residing in the House Committee on Ways and Means
Summary: Motor fuel user fees
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/13/2017 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 11) 3/13/2017 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 11) 3/13/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Elliott 3/14/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: G.R.Smith, Hamilton, Putnam, Daning, Crosby, Magnuson, Taylor
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TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2720, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PORTION OF THE MOTOR FUEL USER FEE CREDITED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF THAT DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE EXPENDITURE OF THE FUNDS ON EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION, INCLUDING EMPLOYEE BENEFITS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-28-2760 SO AS TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN MOTOR FUEL USER FEE PROCEEDS FROM BEING EXPENDED ON NEW ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, AND TO PROHIBIT THE EXPENDITURE OR TRANSFER OF SUCH FUNDS TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 12-28-2720 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 12-28-2720. The proceeds from ten and thirty-four hundredths cents a gallon of the user fee on gasoline only as levied and provided for in this chapter must be turned over to the Department of Transportation
for the purpose of that department to be used exclusively for the repairs, maintenance, and improvements to the existing transportation system. The proceeds may not be expended on employee compensation, including employee benefits."
SECTION 2. Article 27, Chapter 28, Title 12 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 12-28-2760. (A) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the proceeds of the user fee on gasoline only as levied and provided for in this chapter that are retained by the Department of Transportation, or credited to the State Highway Fund, may not be expended on new road construction projects.
(B) The proceeds of the user fee on gasoline only as levied and provided for in this chapter must not be expended by or transferred to the South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect July 1, 2018.
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