Bill Text: TX SB1077 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to increasing the rates of the state gasoline and diesel fuel taxes.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-07 - Referred to Finance [SB1077 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-SB1077-Introduced.html
  86R4575 SRA-D
 
  By: Watson S.B. No. 1077
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to increasing the rates of the state gasoline and diesel
  fuel taxes.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 162.102, Tax Code, is amended to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 162.102.  TAX RATE. The gasoline tax rate is 40 [20]
  cents for each net gallon or fractional part on which the tax is
  imposed under Section 162.101.
         SECTION 2.  Section 162.202, Tax Code, is amended to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 162.202.  TAX RATE. The diesel fuel tax rate is 40 [20]
  cents for each net gallon or fractional part on which the tax is
  imposed under Section 162.201.
         SECTION 3.  The changes in law made by this Act do not affect
  tax liability accruing before the effective date of this Act. That
  liability continues in effect as if this Act had not been enacted,
  and the former law is continued in effect for the collection of
  taxes due and for civil and criminal enforcement of the liability
  for those taxes.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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