CA AB 1

Author

Jim Frazier
P.O. Box 942849, Room 3091
Sacramento, CA 94249
916-319-2011

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Bill Text

Category

Freight

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State

CA

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Summary

Allocates funds from increased diesel fuel excise tax for trade corridor improvement projects.

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Issue

This bill would deposit the revenues attributable to a $0.20 per gallon increase in the diesel fuel excise tax imposed by the bill into the Trade Corridors Improvement Fund. The bill would require revenues apportioned to the state from the National Highway Freight Program established by the federal Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act to be allocated for trade corridor improvement projects approved pursuant to these provisions. This bill would revise the list of plans to be consulted by the California Transportation Commission in prioritizing projects for funding. The bill would also expand eligible projects to include, among others, rail landside access improvements, landside freight access improvements to airports, and certain capital and operational improvements. The bill would identify specific amounts to be allocated from available federal funds to certain categories of projects.

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Notes

Carries-over to 2018.

History

12/05/2016 Read first time in Assembly.