Introduced by Rep. Tommy Brann R-Wyoming 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-Clinton Township on April 12, 2022
To index to inflation each year an annual $15 million earmark to these subsidies.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 12, 2022