KY HB517 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 13-3)
Status: Introduced on February 20 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-04 - returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Pending: House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 138.210 to set the average wholesale floor price at $2.90; amend KRS 138.220 to increase the supplemental tax on gasoline and special fuels by increasing the existing rate from five cents per gallon (cpg) on gasoline and two cpg on special fuels to eight and a half cpg for both and setting that as the minimum rate; subject the supplemental tax to annual adjustment; require annual notification to motor fuel dealers of the adjusted rate of supplemental tax for each upcoming fiscal year and annual notification to county clerks of the adjusted rate of highway user fees for electric; create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to provide a mechanism for annual adjustment of the supplemental motor fuel tax based on changes in the National Highway Construction Cost Index 2.0; allow the supplemental tax to increase or decrease no more than 10 percent from one year to the next, subject to the statutory minimum; create a new section of KRS Chapter 186 to establish a base highway user fee for nonhybrid electric vehicles; require the fee to be adjusted with any increase or decrease in the gasoline tax established in KRS 138.228 and Section 3 of the Act; establish an annual highway preservation fee of $5-$20 on all noncommercial vehicles based on the EPA mileage rating of the make model and year of the vehicle; require collection of both fees at the time of registration; require that both fees collected under this section be transferred to the road fund; amend KRS 186.010 to define "nonhybrid electric vehicle"; amend KRS 186.018 to increase the fee for a driving history record from $3 dollars to $6 dollars; amend KRS 186.020 to eliminate the requirement to present a vehicle's registration receipt when renewing the vehicle registration and allow mail or online registration renewal with no additional fee; amend KRS 186.040 to eliminate the $30 county clerk fee for motor carrier registrations on vehicles in excess of 44,000 pounds; increase the county clerk fee for motor vehicle registrations from $6 to $7; amend KRS 186.050 to increase to state fee for motor vehicle registrations from $11.50 to $22; require payment of the highway user fees for electric vehicles and the highway preservation fees at the time of registration or renewal; provide for the $10 late charge for vehicle registrations not renewed within 30 days of expiration; make technical correction; amend KRS 186.162, 186.164, 186.180, and 186.240 to conform; amend KRS 186.440, 186.450, and 186.531 to consolidate fees for driver license reinstatement, set reinstatement fee at $100, provide for distribution of funds, and provide for exceptions; amend KRS 281A.150 to increase reinstatement fees for suspended CDLs from $50 to $100; amend KRS 186A.130 and 186A.245 to set the fee for an initial title at $25, the fee for a duplicate or replacement title at $10, and the fee for a speed title at $40, and adjust the distribution of fees between the Cabinet and the county clerk; amend KRS 189.574 to increase to fee for state traffic school from $15 to $50; amend KRS 189.270 to increase fees for various overweight and overdimensional permits; create a new section of KRS Chapter 174 to create the multimodal transportation fund, specify allowable uses for moneys in the fund, and appropriate funds for those purposes; amend KRS 177.320 and 177.365, regarding allocation of a portion of fuel tax revenue to county road aid funds and municipal road aid funds, to change the revenue-sharing formula on the portion of fuel tax revenue available for revenue sharing which exceeds $760 million in any year from 18.3% to counties and 7.7% to cities to 13% for each fund; Sections 1 to 3, 23, and 24 EFFECTIVE July 1, 2019; Sections 4, 5, and 7 to 17 of the Act are EFFECTIVE January 1, 2020; APPROPRIATION.

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AN ACT relating to the funding of transportation and making an appropriation therefor.



2019-03-04Housereturned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2019-03-04House2nd reading
2019-03-04Housetaken from Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2019-03-01Housereturned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2019-03-01House1st reading
2019-03-01Housetaken from Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2019-02-26Houseposted in committee
2019-02-22Housereassigned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2019-02-21Houseto Transportation (H)
2019-02-20Houseintroduced in House


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