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2014 House Bill 5459: Allocate sales tax on fuel to road projects
Introduced by Rep. Peter Pettalia (R) on April 17, 2014 To earmark sales tax collected on gasoline sales to road projects. This is part of a road funding increase proposal announced by House Speaker Jase Bolger.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on April 17, 2014
Reported in the House on May 7, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 8, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 8, 2014
Amendment offered by Rep. Jon Switalski (D) on May 8, 2014 To earmark part of the diverted revenue to municipal bus and transit spending.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 8, 2014
Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Townsend (D) on May 8, 2014 To earmark part of the diverted revenue to spending on road preservation projects (as opposed to building new roads, lanes, etc.).
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 8, 2014
Passed 91 to 18 in the House on May 8, 2014 To earmark two-thirds of the sales tax collected on gasoline and diesel fuel sales to road projects. This is part of a road funding increase proposal announced by House Speaker Jase Bolger. The bill would increase the amount available for road spending by around $130 million annually. This is part of a House road funding package.
Received in the Senate on May 13, 2014
Referred to the Senate Infrastructure Modernization Committee on May 13, 2014

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