January 31, 2002





HOUSE BILL No. 1019

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DIGEST OF HB 1019 (Updated January 29, 2002 6:49 PM - DI 96)



Citations Affected: IC 8-14; noncode.

Synopsis: Local road and street account. Provides that the money in the local road and street account is to be distributed among the counties according to the ratio of each county's passenger car and pickup truck registrations to the total passenger car and pickup truck registrations of the state. (Under current law, pickup truck registrations are disregarded in the distribution formula.) Phases in the change over a four year period beginning July 1, 2002.

Effective: July 1, 2002.





Oxley , Bischoff , Duncan , Thompson




    January 8, 2002, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.
    January 30, 2002, reported _ Do Pass.






January 31, 2002

Second Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2002)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1019



    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; (02)HB1019.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 8-14-2-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002]: Sec. 4. (a) The auditor of state shall establish a special account to be called the "local road and street account" and shall 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 based 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 Towns that incorporate between the effective dates of decennial censuses shall be become eligible for allocations under this section 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 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: ; (02)HB1019.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002] (a) For purposes of allocating money under IC 8-14-2-4 , as amended by this act, the auditor of state shall use the number of pickup truck registrations in calculating a county's allocative share as follows:
        (1) For the period beginning July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2003, twenty-five percent (25%) of the total pickup truck registrations in Indiana and for a county must be used.
        (2) For the period beginning July 1, 2003, and ending June 30, 2004, fifty percent (50%) of the total pickup truck registrations in Indiana and for a county must be used.
        (3) For the period beginning July 1, 2004, and ending June 30, 2005, seventy-five percent (75%) of the total pickup truck registrations in Indiana and for a county must be used.
        (4) After June 30, 2005, one hundred percent (100%) of the total pickup truck registrations in the state and for a county must be used.
    (b) The bureau of motor vehicles shall determine the number of pickup truck registrations for purposes of this SECTION.
    (c) This SECTION expires June 30, 2006.