Alabama - HB487 - 2017

Gasoline and diesel fuel, add'l tax, Ala. Road and Bridge Rehabilitation and Improvement Authority established to finance road and bridge rehabilitation and improvements, issuance of $2.4 billion in bonds, proceed of taxes pledged for debt, ATRIP-II Projects Special Fund established, Sec. 40-17-325 am'd.

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Added On: 04-11-2017
Updated On: 04-05-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: William Poole (Republican)

Actions (5)

  • 04-06-2017 - Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure
  • 04-11-2017 - Pending third reading on day 17 Favorable from Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure with 2 amendments
  • 04-11-2017 - Read for the second time and placed on the calendar 2 amendments
  • 04-11-2017 - Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure first Amendment Offered
  • 05-17-2017 - Indefinitely Postponed

News (2)

Bill to increase Alabama gas tax takes step forward - Birmingham Business Journal
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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:36:09 GMT

A bill that would raise taxes on gasoline in Alabama for the first time in more than two decades has advanced in the Alabama legislature, as HB 487 was approved on a voice vote in the state's House Transportation, Utilities & Infrastructure Committee ...

Gas tax bill to improve Alabama roads, infrastructure clears first hurdle - Alabama Today
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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:29:50 GMT

Bill Poole, the legislation endeavors to provide much-needed additional funding to enhance and improve Alabama's transportation system at both the state and local levels by increasing the state gasoline and diesel fuel tax. “Our crumbling ...