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HB289/LM (BR1374) - A. Simpson, J. Miller, S. Santoro, D. St. Onge

     AN ACT relating to the distribution of fuel tax revenues.
     Amend KRS 177.320, regarding allocation of a portion of fuel tax revenue to the rural secondary and county road aid funds, to change the revenue sharing formula to divide 48.2% of motor fuel tax revenues between incorporated and unincorporated areas based on population, road mileage, and land area; clarify that the share of the three splits allocated to incorporated areas shall be used by cities in accordance with Sections 3,4, and 5 of the Act; clarify that the share of the three splits allocated to unincorporated areas shall be used by counties, with 54.8% going to rural secondary roads and 45.2% used for county roads; amend KRS 177.360 to eliminate the formula of fifths for allocation of rural secondary and county road aid funds among the counties and instead allocate funds to counties based on population, road mileage and land area; amend KRS 177.365 to clarify that the allocation of fuel taxes to incorporated areas shall be used by cities for city streets; eliminate references to "urban roads"; amend KRS 177.366 to eliminate the use population as the sole factor in distributing municipal road aid funds and instead allocate funds based on population, road mileage, and land area; eliminate references to "unincorporated urban places"; amend KRS 177.369 to eliminate references to counties, urban roads, and unincorporated urban places; amend KRS 177.010 to define the term "revenue sharing road" amend KRS 177.330, 179.410, 179.415, 138.220, 177.020, 177.037, and 177.055 to conform; repeal KRS 67.805 and 81.015; EFFECTIVE July 1, 2016.



     Feb 04, 2015 - introduced in House
     Feb 05, 2015 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)