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SB 1152 - Tennessee Tollway Act - Key Vote

Tennessee Key Votes

Dennis Roach voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Tennessee Tollway Act

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (72-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Tennessee Tollway Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the state to develop tolled roads and bridges.

Highlights:
- Authorizes the state Department of Transportation to develop and operate tolled roads and bridges with funds from the state highway fund (Sec. 5 (a,b)). - Forbids the levying of tolls on any roads or bridges constructed prior to the passage of this act (Sec. 5 (d)). - Establishes a “state tollway account" to finance toll projects to be funded by toll fees and other funds appropriated into it by the state (Sec. 7). - Limits the development of toll facilities to a pilot program consisting of one new highway and one new bridge, with a full report on these projects presented to the General Assembly for approval before any other toll facilities are developed (amdt 2). - Requires the state Department of Transportation to conduct public hearings prior to the start of any toll facility development project, including the pilot program (amdt 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-10) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Tennessee Tollway Act

Sponsors

  • Diane L. Black (TN - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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