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HB 2650 - Transportation Works For Kansas Program - Key Vote

Kansas Key Votes

Julie Menghini voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Julie Menghini made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Transportation Works For Kansas Program

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (86-38) - (Key vote)

Title: Transportation Works For Kansas Program

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that expands the budget for transportation works projects.

Highlights:
  • Specifies the annual license fee of motor vehicles to begin on January 1, 2013 based on the gross weight of the vehicle (Sec. 4).
  • Appropriates $8 million for transportation works projects in each county on July 1 of every year beginning in 2010 and lasting through 2020 (Sec. 24).
  • Authorizes the secretary of transportation to issue additional bonds of the state of Kansas for the purpose of providing funds to pay costs relating to construction, reconstruction, maintenance or improvement of highways in Kansas (Sec. 25).
  • Specifies that the amount of the bond is to be no more than 18 percent of the state highway fund revenues for that year (Sec. 25).
  • Appropriates $11 million from the state highway fund into the coordinated public transportation assistance fund each year beginning in 2013 and lasting through 2020 (Sec. 29).
  • Appropriates $5 million from the state highway fund into the rail services improvement fund each year beginning in 2013 and lasting through 2020 (Sec. 30).
  • Appropriates $3 million from the state highway fund into the public use general aviation airport development fund through July 1, 2012 and $5 million for the years 2013-2020 (Sec. 31).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Transportation Works For Kansas Program

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands the budget for transportation works projects.

Highlights:
  • Specifies the annual license fee of motor vehicles to begin on January 1, 2013 based on the gross weight of the vehicle (Sec. 4).
  • Appropriates $8 million for transportation works projects in each county on July 1 of every year beginning in 2010 and lasting through 2020 (Sec. 24).
  • Authorizes the secretary of transportation to issue additional bonds of the state of Kansas for the purpose of providing funds to pay costs relating to construction, reconstruction, maintenance or improvement of highways in Kansas (Sec. 25).
  • Specifies that the amount of the bond is to be no more than 18 percent of the state highway fund revenues for that year (Sec. 25).
  • Appropriates $11 million from the state highway fund into the coordinated public transportation assistance fund each year beginning in 2013 and lasting through 2020 (Sec. 29).
  • Appropriates $5 million from the state highway fund into the rail services improvement fund each year beginning in 2013 and lasting through 2020 (Sec. 30).
  • Appropriates $3 million from the state highway fund into the public use general aviation airport development fund through July 1, 2012 and $5 million for the years 2013-2020 (Sec. 31).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (122-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Transportation Works For Kansas Program

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