GA HB 588

Author

Rick Jasperse
218-C State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334
404-656-7153
rick.jasperse@house.ga.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Freight Rail

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State

GA

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Summary

Provide for eligible expenditures for the Georgia Freight Railroad Program of the Georgia Department of Transportation.

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Issue

Provide for eligible expenditures for the Georgia Freight Railroad Program of the Georgia Department of Transportation. Provides for procedures, conditions, and limitations for financing and letting of projects; provides for definitions; provides for procedures, conditions, approval, and limitations upon an alternative contracting method to be used for certain projects, relating to highway impact fees for heavy vehicles and use of funds, so as to provide for intended appropriation of highway impact fees, certification, and automatic repeal; to amend Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to revenue and taxation, so as to provide for the intended appropriation of the proceeds of the state sales and use tax on sales of fuel to a contract or common carrier regulated by the United States Surface Transportation Board for use exclusively in the operation of locomotives by such carrier; provides for an annual audit and report.

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Notes

Effective 7/1/2021.

History

02/23/2021 First reading in House.
02/24/2021 Second reading in House.
02/26/2021 Committee favorably reported.
03/03/2021 Third reading in House.
03/03/2021 Passed House. Adopted by substitute.
03/05/2021 First reading in Senate. Referred to Committee.
03/25/2021 Senate Committee favorably reported by substitute.
03/25/2021 Read second time in Senate.
03/29/2021 Committee favorably reported by substitute.
03/29/2021 Tabled in Senate.
03/31/2021 Taken from Table in Senate. Third reading. Passed Senate. Adopted by substitute. House agreed on Senate substitute.
04/09/2021 Sent to Governor.
05/05/2021 Signed by Governor.