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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6200

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 1626

   

Referred to Committee on Transportation

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. JUTILA, 37th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE IMPOSITION OF TOLLS ON NEW HIGHWAYS OR HIGHWAY EXTENSIONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the Department of Transportation shall be authorized to impose tolls on vehicles traveling on a new highway or new extension of an existing highway in order to collect a portion of the state's share of the cost of such new highway or extension; that revenue generated by the imposition of any such toll shall only be used to fund the highway or extension on which such toll is imposed, and that the imposition of such toll shall be discontinued upon collection of such portion of the state's share of such cost.

Statement of Purpose:

To secure a reliable funding source for any new highway of highway extension.