Enrolled House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Road funding. At the end of state fiscal year 2016, transfers state reserves that exceed 11.5% of general revenue appropriations as follows: (1) 55% to the state highway fund. (2) 45% to the local road and bridge matching grant fund. Provides that use tax collected on sales of gasoline is distributed differently than ordinary sales and use tax collections. Allows a county that uses a transportation asset management plan approved by the Indiana department of transportation (department) to impose the county motor vehicle license excise surtax and the county wheel tax at higher rates. Authorizes an eligible municipality to impose Road funding. At the end of state fiscal year 2016, transfers state reserves that exceed 11.5% of general revenue appropriations as follows: (1) 55% to the state highway fund. (2) 45% to the local road and bridge matching grant fund. Provides that use tax collected on sales of gasoline is distributed differently than ordinary sales and use tax collections. Allows a county that uses a transportation asset management plan approved by the Indiana department of transportation (department) to impose the county motor vehicle license excise surtax and the county wheel tax at higher rates. Authorizes an eligible municipality to impose a municipal motor vehicle license excise surtax and a municipal wheel tax. Provides for the deposit of certain excise taxes and local taxes collected under the tax amnesty program, including funding for a third regional cities project, thirteenth pension checks in 2016, and next generation Hoosier educators scholarships. Requires a transfer of $100,000,000 from the state general fund to the state highway fund instead of to the major moves 2020 trust fund in state fiscal year 2017 and provides that the money transferred must be used only for preserving and reconstructing existing roads and bridges for which the department is responsible. Establishes the local road and bridge matching grant fund. Provides the following in the case of infraction judgments imposed in Clark County for toll violations after January 1, 2017: (1) The court shall impose a judgment of not less than $35 for such an infraction judgment. (2) The funds collected for such an infraction judgment shall be transferred to a dedicated toll revenue fund created as part of the project and may be used only to pay the cost of operating, maintaining, and repairing the tolling system. Establishes the funding Indiana's roads for a stronger, safer tomorrow task force (task force). Requires the task force to develop a long term plan for state highway and major bridge needs, including sustainable funding mechanisms for the various components of the plan. Makes appropriations for various highway and bridge maintenance purposes. Appropriates $500,000 for the local technical assistance program to assist with the development and operation of local government transportation asset management plans and pavement management plans. ... View more