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HB 3 - Authorizes Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation Projects - Key Vote

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Brad Roae voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation Projects

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (117-79) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation Projects

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that authorizes public entities to contract with development entities for transportation projects.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the Public-Private Transportation Board to oversee and approve public and private transportation projects (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the duties of the Public-Private Transportation Board include, but are not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • Adopt a procedure through which a public entity may submit a request for a transportation project;
    • Adopt a procedure through which a private entity may submit an unsolicited plan for a transportation     project;
    • Consult with persons affected by proposed transportation projects; and
    • Evaluate and approve requests or plans for transportation projects that are in the best interests of the state.
  • Authorizes public entities to contract with development entities and enter into a Public-Private Transportation Partnership Agreement for transportation projects upon approval by the Public-Private Transportation Board (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “Public-Private Transportation Partnership Agreement” as a contract between a public entity and a development entity for the use or control, in whole or in part, of a transportation project where in return for the right to receive all or a portion of the revenue generated from the transportation facility, the private entity is required to provide certain services, including, but not limited to, the following services (Sec. 1):
    • Operate and maintain the transportation facility;
    • Collect and enforce user fees;
    • Construct the transportation facility; or
    • Develop or implement procedures that reduce traffic congestion.
  • Defines “development entity” as a party to a Public Private Transportation Partnership Agreement and which is a private entity or a public entity, other than the public entity seeking to provide or improve its own transportation facility.
  • Prohibits the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission from entering into a Public-Private Transportation Partnership Agreement, unless specific authority is granted by the legislature (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (49-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (128-66) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation Projects

Sponsors

  • Richard A. Geist (PA - R) (Out Of Office)

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