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Senate Bill 0236

Senate Bill 0236

ARCHIVE (2000)

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County motor fuel tax. Provides that a county motor fuel tax may be imposed by a county. Provides for a rate of $0.01 per gallon of gasoline or special fuel. Requires the procedures for adoption under the county option income tax. Prohibits the adoption of the county motor vehicle excise surtax and county wheel tax if the county motor fuel tax is in effect. Establishes a state general fund account and county, city, and town motor fuel tax funds for a county in which the county motor fuel tax is imposed. Requires revenue to be collected by the state and distributed to the county and the cities and towns in the county. Provides that a portion of the revenue is distributed in the same manner as funds from the local road and street account. Allows the issuance of bonds payable from county, city, and town motor fuel tax funds. Provides that the revenue may be used for the maintenance and improvement of streets, to pay bonds issued under the new law, and to pay for public safety, including salaries for public safety officials.
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    In Committee - first House
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