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2022 House Bill 5772: Authorize spending more on state road patrol subsidies
Introduced by Rep. David Martin (R) on February 22, 2022
To no longer earmark $10 million collected by courts from a surcharge imposed on traffic ticket fines to a “secondary road patrol and training fund,” and instead use $15 million in annual liquor tax revenue for this purpose. The money pays to have State Police patrol local roads in some jurisdictions, allowing them to essentially shift a portion of their public safety expenses to state taxpayers.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on February 22, 2022
Reported in the House on March 17, 2022
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Yousef Rabhi (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 bill pass.