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2014 House Bill 5452: Increase overweight and oversize truck fees
Introduced by Rep. Michael McCready (R) on April 17, 2014
To double the fees for permits required to operate a vehicle or trailer that exceeds standard highway size, weight, or load restrictions. Currently the fees range from $15 to $100.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on April 17, 2014
Reported in the House on May 7, 2014
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 8, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 8, 2014
To increase the fees for permits required to operate a vehicle or trailer that exceeds standard highway size, weight, or load restrictions. Currently the fees range from $15 to $100, depending on whether the fee is for overweight or oversize vehicles or trailers, and for a single trip or an multiple trips. Single trip fees would double, and multiple or annual trip permits would quintuple. A preliminary estimate indicates this would increase revenue for road funding by around $11 million. This is part of a House road funding package.
Received in the Senate on May 13, 2014
Referred to the Senate Infrastructure Modernization Committee on May 13, 2014
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on June 11, 2014
To earmark 10 percent of the increased fee revenue to truck weight enforcement.
The amendment failed 16 to 22 in the Senate on June 11, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To increase the fees for permits required to operate a vehicle or trailer that exceeds standard highway size, weight, or load restrictions. Currently the fees range from $15 to $100, depending on whether the fee is for overweight or oversize vehicles or trailers, and for a single trip or an multiple trips. Single trip fees would double, and multiple or annual trip permits would quintuple. A preliminary estimate indicates this would increase revenue for road funding by around $11 million.
Moved to reconsider by Sen. Tupac Hunter (D) on June 11, 2014
The vote by which the bill was defeated.

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