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SB 333 - Appropriates Funds for Transportation Projects - Indiana Key Vote

Bob Behning voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (57-35) - (Key vote)
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Title: Appropriates Funds for Transportation Projects

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for transportation projects.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $30 million or the amount of excess reserves for fiscal year 2016, whichever is less, to the local road and bridge matching grant fund (Sec. 3).
  • Appropriates funds to the state highway fund, including the following funds (Sec. 3):
    • Any remaining excess reserves for fiscal year 2016; and
    • All excess reserves for fiscal year 2017.
  • Increases the gasoline tax from $0.18 per gallon to the product of $0.18 and a factor determined by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and the National Highway Construction Cost Index (NHCCI), effective June 30, 2016 (Sec. 21).
  • Increases the cigarette tax on cigarettes weighing up to 3 pounds per 1,000 cigarettes from $0.05 to $0.10 per individual cigarette (Sec. 29).
  • Increases the cigarette tax on cigarettes weighing more than 3 pounds per 1,000 cigarettes from $0.07 to $0.13 per individual cigarette (Sec. 29). 
  • Authorizes a municipality with a population of more than 20,000 people to adopt an ordinance that establishes a motor vehicle license excise tax or wheel tax for road construction projects (Secs. 15 & 16).
  • Transfers $20.7 million from the Tax Amnesty Fund into a Pension Stabilization Fund (Sec. 31).
  • Transfers $42 million from the Tax Amnesty Fund into the Regional Cities Development Fund (Sec. 31).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (-) -
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Title: Appropriates Funds for Transportation Projects

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