HB 1001-12_ Filed 04/09/2007, 10:58 Lanane
that Engrossed House Bill 1001 be amended to read as follows:
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Notwithstanding any of the above conditions placed upon the
use of the Public Mass Transportation appropriation, three
hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) shall be used in FY 2007-
2008 to fund the Joint Study Committee on Mass Transit and
Transportation Alternatives as established under IC 2-5-28.
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SECTION 37. IC 2-5-28 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2007]:
Chapter 28. Joint Study Committee on Mass Transit and
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "committee" refers to the
joint study committee on mass transit and transportation
Sec. 2. The joint study committee on mass transit and
transportation alternatives is established.
Sec. 3. The committee has the following membership:
(1) The members of the standing senate committee on
homeland security, transportation, and veterans affairs.
(2) The members of the house of representatives standing
committee on transportation.
Sec. 4. The chairs of the standing committees specified in
section 3(1) and 3(2) of this chapter shall serve as co-chairs of
Sec. 5. The committee shall do the following:
(1) Review Indiana department of transportation studies
regarding mass transit that have been conducted by the
(2) Review federal legislative activity regarding
development and expansion of mass transit as well as
revenue streams on the federal level.
(3) Review mass transit initiatives of other states.
Sec. 6. The committee shall report on and make
recommendations concerning the following issues:
(1) The need to use mass transportation to mitigate
(2) Ways to address the demand for workforce
transportation that is reliable and secure.
(3) Ways to eliminate barriers to investment in mass
transportation created by the current structure of
(4) Existing barriers to private investment in mass
transportation facilities, including tax inequities.
(5) Effective ways of leveraging funding under federal
programs to supplement state funding of mass
(6) The relationship between land use and investment in
mass transportation infrastructure.
(7) The role that mass transportation plays in promoting
economic growth, improving the environment, and
sustaining the quality of life.
Sec. 7. The legislative service agency and the Indiana
department of transportation shall provide support staff for the
Sec. 8. The committee shall operate under the policies
governing study committees adopted by the legislative council.
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to EHB 1001 as printed April 6, 2007.)
SOURCE: IC 8-14-14-5; (07)ES0105.2.2. -->
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