Introduced by Sen. Michael Green (R) on September 7, 2016 To increase to 1 cent-per-gallon a 7/8ths cent-per-gallon gas tax that was originally supposed be used to clean up leaking underground fuel tanks and expire in 1998, but now is used for other spending. The bill would also cap annual withdrawals from a “refined petroleum fund” that go to the state fire marshal and some petroleum product inspection programs. See also Senate Bills 1051 and 1052. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on September 7, 2016
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on September 21, 2016
Reported in the Senate on October 20, 2016 With the recommendation that the bill pass.