in the State House of Representatives
on March 30, 2016, by a vote of 104-40
. Purpose: This bill proposes to adjust transportation funding raised through certain fees and taxes. The money raised goes to support the transportation budget. .
Analysis: Those voting YES on this bill supported $11 million in new or higher motor vehicle related fees. Increased costs include: higher motor vehicle registration fees, higher transfer of ownership fees, higher fees for driver’s licenses, learner’s permits and non-driver ID cards, higher fees for vehicle inspections, an increase the annual motor vehicle emission (“clean air”) fee, and a higher cost for choosing a “vanity” license plate. There is also a new $80 fee for reinstating a suspended registration, . These changes will take effect on July 1, 2016. .
Those voting NO opposed these fee increases. .
As Recorded in the House Journal, Wednesday, March 30, 2016:“Shall the bill pass? was decided in the affirmative. Yeas, 104. Nays, 40.” (Read the Journal, p. 715-717.) .
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