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SB 1420 - Public Highway Authorities - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (19-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Public Highway Authorities

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes counties and municipalities to establish Public Highway Authorities to contract with public and private entities to construct public highways.

Highlights:
- Requires the Authority be formed by two or more municipalities, two or more counties, or a combination of both, and only after a public hearing has been conducted (Sec. 3). - Authorizes the Authority to contract with any department or person regarding financing, constructing, operating, or maintaining public highways (Sec. 3). - Authorizes the Authority to establish, collect, and alter fees, tolls, and charges on public highways, provided that such fees, tools, and charges are not imposed on public transit (Sec. 3). - Authorizes the Authority to issue bonds for corporate purposes, payable solely by all or a portion of the revenue from fees, tolls, and charges (Sec. 3). - Authorizes the Authority to impose a civil penalty between $10 and $150 for a toll violation (Sec. 3). - Authorizes the use of use of technology to enforce and collect civil penalties that are mailed to the violator (Sec. 3). - Exempts revenue collected by the authority or bonds issued by the authority from state taxation and assessments (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Public Highway Authorities

Sponsors

  • Jay Tibshraeny (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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