Montana - HB 473 - 2017

Revising highway funding laws; revising laws concerning the deposit and expenditure of highway revenue; establishing a highway restricted account and a bridge and road safety and accountability restricted account; increasing the fuel tax and special fuel tax; providing that the new revenue must fund highway projects and local road projects; providing for a local government road match program…

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Transportation

Added On: 04-23-2017
Updated On: 09-01-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Frank Garner (House/Republican)





Actions (74)

  • 12-03-2016 - Draft Request Received
  • 02-09-2017 - Draft in Legal Review
  • 02-09-2017 - Fiscal Note Probable
  • 02-09-2017 - Draft to Requester for Review
  • 02-10-2017 - Draft in Edit
  • 02-11-2017 - Draft to Drafter - Edit Review [CMD]
  • 02-13-2017 - Draft in Input/Proofing
  • 02-13-2017 - Draft in Final Drafter Review
  • 02-13-2017 - Executive Director Review
  • 02-13-2017 - Bill Draft Text Available Electronically
  • 02-14-2017 - Draft Ready for Delivery
  • 02-14-2017 - Draft Delivered to Requester
  • 02-14-2017 - Executive Director Final Review
  • 02-14-2017 - Draft in Assembly
  • 02-15-2017 - Introduced Bill Text Available Electronically
  • 02-15-2017 - Fiscal Note Requested
  • 02-15-2017 - Introduced
  • 02-16-2017 - First Reading
  • 02-16-2017 - Referred to Committee
  • 02-21-2017 - Fiscal Note Received
  • 02-22-2017 - Hearing
  • 02-22-2017 - Fiscal Note Printed
  • 02-22-2017 - Fiscal Note Signed
  • 03-20-2017 - Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed as Amended
  • 03-21-2017 - Committee Report--Bill Passed as Amended
  • 03-21-2017 - Printed - New Version Available
  • 03-21-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Requested
  • 03-23-2017 - 2nd Reading Passed
  • 03-23-2017 - Rereferred to Committee
  • 03-23-2017 - Motion Carried
  • 03-23-2017 - 2nd Reading Motion to Amend Failed
  • 03-23-2017 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 03-24-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Received
  • 03-27-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Signed
  • 03-27-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Received
  • 03-27-2017 - Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed
  • 03-27-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Requested
  • 03-27-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Printed
  • 03-27-2017 - Hearing
  • 03-28-2017 - Committee Report--Bill Passed
  • 03-29-2017 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
  • 03-29-2017 - 3rd Reading Passed
  • 03-29-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Printed
  • 03-30-2017 - Transmitted to Senate
  • 03-31-2017 - First Reading
  • 04-01-2017 - Referred to Committee
  • 04-05-2017 - Hearing Canceled
  • 04-05-2017 - Rereferred to Committee
  • 04-07-2017 - Hearing
  • 04-12-2017 - Committee Executive Action--Bill Concurred as Amended
  • 04-12-2017 - Committee Report--Bill Concurred as Amended
  • 04-12-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Requested
  • 04-12-2017 - Printed - New Version Available
  • 04-13-2017 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 04-13-2017 - 2nd Reading Motion to Amend Failed
  • 04-13-2017 - 2nd Reading Motion to Amend Failed
  • 04-13-2017 - 2nd Reading Concurred
  • 04-13-2017 - 3rd Reading Concurred
  • 04-18-2017 - Returned to House with Amendments
  • 04-19-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Received
  • 04-20-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Signed
  • 04-21-2017 - Motion Carried
  • 04-21-2017 - 2nd Reading Senate Amendments Concurred
  • 04-21-2017 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 04-22-2017 - Sent to Enrolling
  • 04-22-2017 - 3rd Reading Passed as Amended by Senate
  • 04-22-2017 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
  • 04-24-2017 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
  • 04-25-2017 - Returned from Enrolling
  • 04-27-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 04-29-2017 - Signed by President
  • 05-01-2017 - Transmitted to Governor
  • 05-03-2017 - Signed by Governor
  • 05-04-2017 - Chapter Number Assigned

Votes (13)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
Votes
No
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Other
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Passed
03-20-2017DO PASS AS AMENDEDHouse1030yes
03-23-2017AMD-002 Essmann D/PASSHouse39610no
03-23-2017Do PassHouse56440yes
03-23-2017Cloture-BrodehlHouse85150yes
03-27-2017DO PASSHouse12100yes
03-29-2017Do PassHouse54460yes
04-13-2017AMD-2 Howard D/PASSSenate21290no
04-13-2017Do ConcurSenate28220yes
04-13-2017AMD-1 Moore D/PASSSenate22280no
04-13-2017Do ConcurSenate28220yes
04-21-2017Cloture-BrodehlHouse78211yes
04-21-2017Do ConcurHouse61390yes
04-22-2017Do ConcurHouse57430yes

News (8)

Gas tax increase goes into effect in Montana - KPAX-TV
Published by kpax.com
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 13:41:15 GMT

House Bill 473, approved by the Montana Legislature earlier this year, took effect on Saturday, increasing state fuel taxes in the state for the first time in 20 years. The tax on ... HB 473 provided for the rates to go up gradually over the next few ...

Gas tax increase takes effect in Montana - KTVH
Published by ktvh.com
Tue, 04 Jul 2017 00:14:50 GMT

(HELENA) Drivers in Montana will be paying higher taxes at the pump this Fourth of July holiday. House Bill 473, approved by the Montana Legislature earlier this year, took effect on Saturday. The bill increased state fuel taxes for the first time in ...

Bill would increase gas tax, create revenue for Montana highway projects - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Published by bozemandailychronicle.com
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 05:54:32 GMT

The House re-referred the bill to an appropriations committee before it was transmitted to the Senate. The committee passed it ... In order to make sure that those projects get funded, Garner said HB 473 has a provision in it: “To try to make sure that ...

House OKs raising gas tax by 8 cents a gallon - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Published by bozemandailychronicle.com
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:13:41 GMT

Garner clicked off these statistics from TRIP, a national transportation research group to make his case for a higher fuel tax: Montana ranks third worst nationally in highway fatalities per mile driven. State highways here are underfunded by nearly $1 ...

Gas tax hike clears Montana House of Representatives - KRTV.com | Great Falls, Montana - KRTV Great Falls News
Published by krtv.com
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:37:22 GMT

The Montana House of Representatives has endorsed a bill that would raise the state's gas tax to fund road safety improvements. Lawmakers voted ... NOTE: The original version of this article said that HB 473 would receive a final vote in the House on ...

City, county leaders back 8-cent increase in Montana gas tax - KTVH
Published by ktvh.com
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:55:46 GMT

(HELENA) Leaders from cities and counties around Montana came to Helena Wednesday, and called on lawmakers to support a plan to raise the state's gas tax, for the first time since 1993. The House Transportation Committee held an initial hearing on ...

Panel trims proposed increase to state fuel tax - Great Falls Tribune
Published by greatfallstribune.com
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:41:30 GMT

HB 473, sponsored by Rep. Frank Garner, R-Kalispell, originally called for an 8-cent increase to the state's gasoline tax, which is now 27.5 cents, and 7.25 cents to diesel tax, which is now 27.75 cents, to raise funds for repairs to roads and bridges ...

Gas tax bill clears House, would increase state fuel taxes for first time in 24 years - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Published by bozemandailychronicle.com
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:03:29 GMT

HELENA — The House approved and sent to the Senate a bill to increase the state's tax on gas and diesel fuel to raise money to fix deteriorating Montana highways and bridges. House Bill 473 won final House approval on a 54-46 vote. It had passed the ...

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