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Senate Transportation committee has 2 bills on Fri Feb 20

February 20, 2015

BMW328Roadster1938On Friday, February 20th, at 9:00 AM the SD Senate Transportation committee will take on 2 bills.

** This meeting is important. Next Tuesday is the last opportunity for committees to get the bills from their chamber moved on to the floor. This committee does not have a scheduled committee meeting until next Wednesday.

SB 185 – SoDakLiberty Posts – Increase the motor vehicle excise tax rate and to dedicate a portion of the revenue to the local government highway and bridge fund.

Sen Jason Frerichs (D, Dist 1) and Rep Dennis Feickert (D, Dist 1) are the prime sponsors. This would raise the vehicle excise tax from three to four percent. It also specifies this as to where the money goes:

Ninety percent of the revenue received pursuant to §§ 32-5B-1 and 32-5B-1.4 shall be credited to the state highway fund and ten percent of the revenue received pursuant to §§ 32-5B-1 and 32-5B-1.4 shall be credited to the local government highway and bridge fund.

HB 1113 – SoDakLiberty PostsRepeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements.

Rep Steve Westra (R, Dist 13) and Sen David Novstrup (R, Dist 3) are the prime sponsors. This bill passed House Transportation and the House floor with no opposition. This bill removes and revises a lot of sections of code.

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