House Bill 580

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Last Action 03/04/20: to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to transportation, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 850
Sponsors S. Santoro, J. Sims Jr, D. Bentley, J. Blanton, R. Heath, C. Massey, R. Meyer, J. Miller, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 138.220 to set a single excise tax on gasoline and special fuels; set initial base rate at 34.4 cents per gallon (cpg); subject tax to annual adjustment; eliminate references to taxation on the average wholesale price of gasoline and the supplemental tax on gasoline and special fuels; require annual notification to motor fuel dealers of the adjusted rate of the excise tax on gasoline and special fuels for each upcoming fiscal year and annual notification to county clerks of the adjusted rate of highway user fees for electric vehicles; amend KRS 138.660 to set the initial base rate for the heavy equipment motor carrier surtax at 4.3 cpg for gasoline and 7.2 cpg for special fuels; subject the surtax to annual adjustment; create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to define "taxes"; provide a mechanism for annual adjustment of the excise tax on gasoline and special fuels and the heavy equipment motor carrier surtax based on changes in the National Highway Construction Cost Index 2.0; allow these taxes to increase or decrease no more than 10 percent from one year to the next, subject to the statutory minimums; create a new section of KRS Chapter 186 to establish a base highway user fee for nonhybrid electric vehicles of $200; require the fee to be adjusted with any increase or decrease in the gasoline tax under Section 3 of the Act; establish an annual highway preservation fee of $5-$40 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 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 to $6; 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 $8; 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 a $10 late charge for vehicle registrations not renewed within 30 days of expiration; make technical correction; amend KRS 186.162, 186.180, and 186.240 to conform; amend KRS 186.440, 186.442, 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 $825 million in any year from 18.3% to counties and 7.7% to cities to 13% for each fund; amend KRS 138.4603, regarding the determination of total consideration for the purpose of calculating retail price for motor vehicle use tax, to limit the trade in allowance on the purchase of new motor vehicles to $15,000; amend KRS 176.210 to prohibit the Department of Highways from revealing the identitites of eligible bidders on a project until the project bid letting; amend KRS 138.210 to delete the definitions for "average wholesale price" and "average wholesale floor price"; amend KRS 138.695, 138.270, 138.450, 42.409, 234.320, and 234.380 to conform; Repeal KRS 138.228, regarding the calculation of average wholesale price of gasoline, KRS 138.4602, regarding determination of total consideration on vehicles purchased between 2009 and 2014; and KRS 175.505 regarding the debt payment acceleration fund for turnpike authority debt; EMERGENCY Sections 1 to 3 and 22 to 25 are EFFECTIVE July 1, 2020; Sections 4, 5, and 7 to 12 of the Act are EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Highway funding, omnibus revisions
Local Mandate - Highway funding, omnibus revisions
County Clerks - Electric vehicles, highway usage fee
County Clerks - Fee charged for motor vehicle registration, increase
County Clerks - Highway preservation fee, collection of
County Clerks - Vehicle registration fees, increase
Effective Dates, Delayed - Electric vehicle usage fee, highway preservation fee, various registration fees, January 1, 2021
Effective Dates, Emergency - Motor fuel tax adjustments, usage tax trade calculation, effective July 1, 2020
Effective Dates, Emergency - Tax revenue sharing, modified distribution ratios, July 1, 2020
Fees - Electric vehicles, highway usage fee
Fuel - Tax revenue sharing, modified distribution ratios
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Construction projects, eligible bidders, limits on identification
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Highway funding, omnibus revisions
Motor Vehicles - Electric vehicles, highway usage fee
Motor Vehicles - Highway preservation fee, establishment of
Motor Vehicles - Title and registration fees, driver license reinstatement fees, various other fees, increases in
Taxation - Fuel tax and heavy equipment motor carrier surtax, adjustments to
Taxation - Fuel tax revenue sharing, modified distribution ratios
Taxation - Fuel tax, average wholesale price calculation and supplemental highway user tax, elimination
Taxation - Gasoline and special fuels excise tax, establishment
Taxation, Sales and Use - Motor vehicle use tax, trade in allowance for new motor vehicles, limit
Transportation - Highway funding, omnibus revisions
Appropriations - Electric vehicles, highway usage fee
Appropriations - Highway preservation fee, establishment of
Appropriations - Multimodal transportation fund, establishment of
Cities - Motor fuel tax revenue sharing, modified distribution ratios
Counties - Motor fuel tax revenue sharing, modified distribution ratios

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03/02/20
  • introduced in House
03/04/20
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (H)


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