Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 42

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 8-14-2-4.

Synopsis: Local road and street account distributions. Provides that the money in the local road and street account shall 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 in Indiana. (Under current law, pickup truck registrations are disregarded in the distribution formula.)

Effective: July 1, 2005.





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    January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Appropriations.







Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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SENATE BILL No. 42



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

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

    SECTION 1. IC 8-14-2-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: 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.
    SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005] IC 8-14-2-4, as amended by this act, applies to monthly distributions from the local road and street account occurring after June 30, 2005.