Bill Text: TX SB2129 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to disposition of motor vehicle registration fees collected by a county assessor-collector.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-04-01 - Referred to Transportation [SB2129 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-SB2129-Introduced.html
  87R3275 JRR-D
 
  By: Blanco S.B. No. 2129
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to disposition of motor vehicle registration fees
  collected by a county assessor-collector.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Sections 502.198(b) and (c), Transportation
  Code, are amended to read as follows:
         (b)  Each Tuesday, a county assessor-collector shall credit
  to the county road and bridge fund an amount equal to the net
  collections made during the preceding week until the amount so
  credited for the calendar year equals the total of:
               (1)  $200,000 [$60,000]; and
               (2)  $600 [$350] for each mile of county road
  maintained by the county, according to the most recent information
  available from the department, not to exceed 500 miles.
         (c)  After the credits to the county road and bridge fund
  equal the total computed under Subsection (b), each Tuesday the
  county assessor-collector shall:
               (1)  credit to the county road and bridge fund an amount
  equal to 50 percent of the net collections made during the preceding
  week, until the amount so credited for the calendar year equals
  $500,000 [$125,000]; and
               (2)  send to the department an amount equal to 50
  percent of those collections for deposit to the credit of the state
  highway fund.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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