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2013 Regular Session
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Hansell
Regular Sponsors: Senator Beyer , Senator George , Senator Johnson , Senator Kruse , Senator Monroe , Senator Starr , Senator Thomsen , Senator Winters
Bill Title: Relating to transportation; prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Creates program whereby registered owner or lessee of motor vehicle may pay per-mile road usage charge.
Requires application. Limits participation to 5,000 motor vehicles. 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. Authorizes department to enter into agreements with other United States and Canadian jurisdictions for research and development of similar pilot programs and sharing of costs. Provides, for biennium beginning July 1, 2013, that expenditures by department from funds received from other states, federal government, Canadian provinces or government of Canada are not limited. Increases expenditure limit for biennium beginning July 1, 2013, from fees, moneys or other revenues, including Miscellaneous Receipts and certain federal funds, but excluding lottery funds and other federal funds, collected or received by Department of Transportation for road usage charge program established by Act. Amends exception to requirement that political subdivision notify Department of Transportation of intention to sell, exchange or convey real property situated within certain distance of railroad right of way or at-grade rail crossing. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: Revenue Impact Issued
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