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2022 House Bill 5732: Authorize spending more on state road patrol subsidies
Introduced by Rep. Tommy Brann (R) on February 10, 2022
To earmark $15 million in liquor tax revenue to a “secondary road patrol and training fund,” which among other things pays to have State Police patrol local roads, allowing some jurisdictions to essentially shift a portion of their public safety expenses to state taxpayers. This would replace $10 million this account now receives from a surcharge imposed on traffic ticket fines.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on February 10, 2022
Reported in the House on March 17, 2022
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. William Sowerby (D) on April 12, 2022
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 12, 2022
Received in the Senate on April 14, 2022
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on April 14, 2022
Reported in the Senate on June 9, 2022
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.