Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1045

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 8-14-2-4.

Synopsis: Pickup trucks in highway funding. Changes the basis on which the auditor of state allocates money from the local road and street account among the counties from passenger car registrations only to passenger car and pickup truck registrations. Phases in the change over a four year period beginning July 1, 2001.

Effective: July 1, 2001.





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    January 8, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.







Introduced

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1045



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning transportation.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 8-14-2-4; (01)IN1045.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 8-14-2-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 4. (a) The auditor of state shall establish a special account to be called the "local road and street account" and credit this account monthly with forty-five percent (45%) of the money deposited in the highway road and street fund.
    (b) The auditor of state shall distribute to units of local government money from this account each month.
    (c) The auditor of state shall allocate to each county the money in this account on the basis of the ratio of each county's passenger car and pickup truck registrations to the total passenger car and pickup truck registrations of the state. For purposes of this allocation, a pickup truck is a truck that is registered under IC 9-18-2-8 as a truck with a declared gross weight of not more than eleven thousand (11,000) pounds. The auditor of state shall further determine the suballocation between the county and the cities within the county as follows:
        (1) In counties having a population of more than fifty thousand (50,000), sixty percent (60%) of the money shall be distributed on

the basis of the population of the city or town as a percentage of the total population of the county and forty percent (40%) distributed on the basis of the ratio of city and town street mileage to county road mileage.
        (2) In counties having a population of fifty thousand (50,000) or less, twenty percent (20%) of the money shall be distributed on the basis of the population of the city or town as a percentage of the total population of the county and eighty percent (80%) distributed on the basis of the ratio of city and town street mileage to county road mileage.
        (3) For the purposes of allocating funds as provided in this section, towns which become incorporated as a town between the effective dates of decennial censuses shall be eligible for allocations upon the effectiveness of a corrected population count for the town under IC 1-1-3.5.
        (4) Money allocated under the provisions of this section to counties containing a consolidated city shall be credited or allocated to the Indiana department of transportation of the consolidated city.
    (d) Each month the auditor of state shall inform the department of the amounts allocated to each unit of local government from the local road and street account.

SOURCE: ; (01)IN1045.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001] (a) This SECTION applies notwithstanding IC 8-14-2-4 , as amended by this act.
    (b) For purposes of making distributions under IC 8-14-2-4 , the following number of pickup truck registrations must be used in calculating a county's share:
        (1) For the period beginning July 1, 2001, and ending June 30, 2002, twenty-five percent (25%) of the total number of pickup truck registrations for a county must be used.

         (2) For the period beginning July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2003, fifty percent (50%) of the total number of pickup truck registrations for a county must be used.
         (3) For the period beginning July 1, 2003, and ending June 30, 2004, seventy-five percent (75%) of the total number of pickup truck registrations for a county must be used.
         (4) After June 30, 2004, one hundred percent (100%) of the total number of pickup truck registrations for a county must be used.
    (c) This SECTION expires June 30, 2005.