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House Bill 1660


House Bill 1660

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1660 (Updated February 25, 2009 3:04 pm - DI 84)


Regional transportation districts. Permits counties to establish a regional transportation district to plan, design, acquire, construct, enlarge, improve, renovate, maintain, equip, finance, operate, and support public transportation systems. Permits the creation of allocation areas, the establishment of a special allocation of county adjusted gross income taxes or county option income taxes, and the imposition of a county economic development income tax, or a special benefits property tax to provide funding to regional transportation districts. Permits other public transportation agencies to merge into a regional transportation district. Authorizes the governor to appoint a deputy commissioner for the department of transportation to assist the commissioner with the public transportation responsibilities of the department. Appropriates federal stimulus money to certain mass transportation projects or agencies.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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