IN HB1243 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-14 - First reading: referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation
Pending: House Roads and Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Lane elimination or reduction and road funding. Provides that a county, city, or town that either eliminates or reduces the width of a lane of road or street will have a percentage of the money distributed from the local road and street account reduced for the following year. Specifies that the percentage of distribution reduced is based upon the years of use of the lane and the length of the elimination or width reduction of the lane. Provides for a maximum percentage of distribution reduction. Provides that the section does not apply to temporary lane closures and width reductions. Provides that the Indiana department of transportation (department) when notified in writing shall inspect the lane for elimination or width reduction. Provides that the department will notify the auditor of the state of the percentage of distribution to be withheld. Provides that the department may adopt rules. Provides that a county, city, or town with a road or street construction project that eliminates or reduces a lane is ineligible for state and federal funding and grants for the project.

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Title

Lane elimination or reduction and road funding.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Ellington

Indiana State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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