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2009 Regular Session
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At the request of: (at the request of Governor Theodore R. Kulongoski)
Chief Sponsors: Representative Beyer , Representative Berger , Senator Metsger , Senator Starr
Regular Sponsors: Representative Bentz , Representative D Edwards , Representative Hunt , Senator Courtney , Senator Johnson , Senator Morrisette
Bill Title: Relating to transportation; appropriating money; prescribing an effective date; and providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.
Catchline/Summary: Directs interim House and Senate committees related to transportation and Oregon Transportation Commission to conduct study.
Sunsets January 2, 2012. Directs Department of Transportation to develop one or more pilot programs to implement congestion pricing in Portland metropolitan area. Sunsets January 2, 2016. Directs Department of Transportation to provide information about transportation projects on website. Directs Department of Transportation to develop least-cost planning model. Authorizes issuance of lottery bonds for transportation projects funded from Multimodal Transportation Fund. Specifies allocation of lottery bond proceeds. Defines "medium-speed electric vehicle." Creates offense of unlawfully operating medium-speed electric vehicles on highway. Punishes by maximum fine of $360. Directs Department of Transportation to adopt safety standards for low-speed vehicles and medium-speed electric vehicles. Directs Department of Transportation to include specific request for capital construction funding to facilitate sharing of offices and other facilities with local government in budget request prepared for Oregon Department of Administrative Services. Directs Oregon Transportation Commission to work with stakeholders to review and update criteria used to select projects within Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. Directs Department of Transportation to develop environmental performance standards for highway projects. Directs Department of Transportation to implement certain transportation design practices. Directs Oregon Transportation Commission to determine amount of federal transportation funds available to Department of Transportation that may be used for eligible nonhighway projects.] Permits city with population of more than 500,000 to establish vehicle registration fees. Becomes operative July 1, 2013.] Enables counties to establish vehicle registration fees under certain circumstances. Prohibits local government from enacting or enforcing provision regulating use of fuel in] taxing fuel for motor vehicles. Sunsets January 2, 2014. Permits tax, after sunset, with voter approval. Prohibits car rental company from imposing surcharge in rental agreement that is greater than costs to register and title vehicles. Removes requirement, for counties with population of 350,000 or more, that ordinance establishing county registration fees for vehicles be approved by electors of county. Becomes operative July 1, 2013.] Changes certain vehicle fees and motor vehicle fuel tax. Extends credit against corporate excise or corporate income tax for corporation that provides motor vehicle insurance issued under mile-based or time-based rating plan. Creates specified funds. Continuously appropriates moneys in funds to Department of Transportation for specified purposes. Directs Travel Information Council to manage, maintain and improve certain roadside rest areas. Requires metropolitan service districts to develop land use and transportation scenarios designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from certain vehicles. Creates program related to transportation projects and describes projects. Authorizes issuance of Highway User Tax Bonds for funding program. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: Revenue Impact Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
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