2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of House Interim Committee on Revenue)|
|Regular Sponsors:||(Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to motor vehicles; prescribing an effective date; providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Requires persons operating certain high-mileage motor vehicles to pay per-mile road usage charge or flat annual road usage charge.
Authorizes persons operating other vehicles, upon approval of application, to pay per-mile road user] usage charge. Becomes operative July 1, 2015. Permits person paying per-mile road usage charge to apply for refund of motor vehicle fuel tax. Permits person paying per-mile road usage charge to apply for refund for miles driven on private property. Directs Department of Transportation to establish methods for reporting vehicle miles traveled. Provides penalty for making false statements related to payment and reporting of road usage charge or for collecting, attempting to collect or receiving refund to which person is not entitled. Punishes by maximum fine of $2,000. Creates offense of tampering with vehicle metering system. Punishes by maximum fine of $2,000. Requires department to enter into agreements through Oregon Innovative Partnerships Program to undertake transportation projects related to operation of road usage charge system. Provides for pledge of revenue from charges to repay certain bonds. Authorizes department to enter into agreements with other U.S. and Canadian jurisdictions for research and development of similar pilot programs and sharing of costs. Provides that, for biennium beginning July 1, 2013, expenditures by department from funds received from other states, federal government, Canadian provinces or government of Canada are not limited. Limits biennial expenditures from fees, moneys or other revenues collected or received by department for road usage charge program. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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|Revenue Impact:||Revenue Impact Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|