Bill Status of HB2057 97th General Assembly
Short Description: MTR FUEL TAX-CAPITAL PROJECTS
Rep. Mike Fortner
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Finance Act. Provides that, beginning with fiscal year 2012 and thereafter, Road Fund moneys may not be appropriated to certain executive agencies. Prohibits certain transfers from the Road Fund and the State Construction Account Fund. Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2011, motor fuel and gasohol must be taxed under those Acts at the rate of 1.25% (now, 6.25%). Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Imposes an additional tax of $0.150 per gallon on motor fuel sold in the State. Provides that this additional tax must be adjusted each fiscal year to account for inflation. Provides that the proceeds of this additional tax must be deposited into the Capital Projects Fund and used for capital projects. Contains provisions relating to the Capital Projects Fund that were added or amended by Public Act 96-34, 96-37, or 96-38. Those Public Acts were declared invalid by the First District Appellate Court in , based on a single subject violation. Includes language reenacting those provisions and validating certain actions taken in reasonable reliance on them. Includes findings and a severability provision. Effective July 1, 2011.