DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
RTA food and beverage tax. Authorizes a county that has established a regional transportation authority (RTA) to impose a 1% food and beverage tax to fund the authority. Restricts the use of the revenue to: (1) providing new and improved public surface and rail transportation services; and (2) transfers to the county airport authority. Requires a local government unit in a county imposing the tax to continue its current level of financial support of public surface and rail transportation services after the tax is imposed. Requires the RTA board to study the feasibility of alternative funding sources.