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H 312 - Increases Gas Tax and Vehicle Registration Fees - Idaho Key Vote

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Title: Increases Gas Tax and Vehicle Registration Fees

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Title: Increases Gas Tax and Vehicle Registration Fees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that increases the state gas tax and vehicle registration fees.

Highlights:

  • Increases the state gas tax from $0.25 to $0.32 per gallon (Sec. 4).
  • Establishes the following additional annual vehicle registration fees (Secs. 1 & 2):
    • $21 for a pickup truck, electric vehicle, or other motor vehicle weighing up to 8,000 pounds;
    • $25 for a commercial, noncommercial, or farm vehicle weighing at least 8,001 up to 60,000 pounds; and
    • $25 for a commercial or farm vehicle weighing at least 60,000 pounds.
  • Establishes an additional annual registration fee of $140 for an electric vehicle and $75 for a hybrid vehicle (Sec. 3).
  • Increases the annual registration fee for a motorcycle from $9 to $19 (Sec. 1).
  • Requires funds collected under the provisions of this bill to be used exclusively for state and local road and bridge maintenance and replacement projects (Sec. 11).
  • Specifies that the additional revenue from the increase in the gas tax and the registration fees will be distributed in the following ways (Secs. 5 & 15):
    • 60 percent to the State Highway Account; and
    • 40 percent to local units of government.
  • Establishes a strategic initiatives program for the Transportation Department to fund transportation projects based on the return on investment in certain categories, including, but not limited to, the following categories (Sec. 6):
    • Safety, including the projected reduction of crashes, injuries, and fatalities;
    • Mobility, including projected traffic-flow improvements for cars; and
    • The repair and maintenance of bridges.
  • Establishes the Budget Stabilization Fund for the purpose of meeting General Fund revenue shortfalls and expenses resulting from major disasters declared by the governor (Sec. 9).

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Title: Increases Gas Tax and Vehicle Registration Fees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that increases the state gas tax and vehicle registration fees.

Highlights:

  • Increases the state gas tax from $0.25 to $0.32 per gallon (Sec. 4).
  • Establishes the following additional annual vehicle registration fees (Secs. 1 & 2):
    • $21 for a pickup truck, electric vehicle, or other motor vehicle weighing up to 8,000 pounds;
    • $25 for a commercial, noncommercial, or farm vehicle weighing at least 8,001 up to 60,000 pounds; and
    • $25 for a commercial or farm vehicle weighing at least 60,000 pounds.
  • Establishes an additional annual registration fee of $140 for an electric vehicle and $75 for a hybrid vehicle (Sec. 3).
  • Increases the annual registration fee for a motorcycle from $9 to $19 (Sec. 1).
  • Requires funds collected under the provisions of this bill to be used exclusively for state and local road and bridge maintenance and replacement projects (Sec. 11).
  • Specifies that the additional revenue from the increase in the gas tax and the registration fees will be distributed in the following ways (Secs. 5 & 15):
    • 60 percent to the State Highway Account; and
    • 40 percent to local units of government.
  • Establishes a strategic initiatives program for the Transportation Department to fund transportation projects based on the return on investment in certain categories, including, but not limited to, the following categories (Sec. 6):
    • Safety, including the projected reduction of crashes, injuries, and fatalities;
    • Mobility, including projected traffic-flow improvements for cars; and
    • The repair and maintenance of bridges.
  • Establishes the Budget Stabilization Fund for the purpose of meeting General Fund revenue shortfalls and expenses resulting from major disasters declared by the governor (Sec. 9).

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Title: Increases Gax Tax and Vehicle Registration Fees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the state gas tax and annual vehicle registration fees.

Highlights:

  • Increases the state gas tax to the following amounts (Sec. 4):
    • From $0.25 to $0.29 per gallon, beginning July 1, 2015;
    • From $0.29 to $0.33 per gallon, beginning July 1, 2017; and
    • From $0.33 to $0.35 per gallon, beginning July 1, 2019.
  • Establishes an additional annual registration fee of $25 for the following types of vehicle (Secs. 1 & 2):
    • A pickup truck, electric vehicle, or other motor vehicle weighing up to 8,000 pounds;
    • A commercial, noncommercial, or farm vehicle weighing at least 8,001 up to 60,000 pounds; and
    • A commercial or farm vehicle weighing at least 60,000 pounds.
  • Establishes an additional annual registration fee of $140 for an electric vehicle and $75 for a hybrid vehicle (Sec. 3).
  • Increases the annual registration fee for a motorcycle from $9 to $19 (Sec. 1).
  • Requires funds collected under the provisions of this bill to be used exclusively for state and local road and bridge maintenance and replacement projects (Sec. 7).

Title: Increases Gax Tax and Vehicle Registration Fees

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