HB 206/LM (BR 1282) - J. Coleman
AN ACT relating to motor carriers.
Amend KRS 138.470 to exempt from the motor vehicle usage tax motor vehicles having a declared gross weight of the vehicle and any towed unit of greater than 55,000 if the registration fees are apportioned; amend KRS 186.056 to provide that the county clerk shall collect the appropriate usage tax on any vehicles no longer eligible for the exemption as a result of a change in the declared gross weigh; amend KRS 138.660 to repeal the weight distance tax and impose an additional surtax at the rate of 4.15% of the amount of special fuels used in the operation on public highways in this state; amend KRS 186.050 to increase the registration fees on any motor vehicles with a declared gross weight of the vehicle and any towed unit of greater than 55,000 pounds; amend KRS 177.320 to provide that the 0.1% allocation of fuel taxes for the Kentucky Transportation Center does not apply to the additional fuel surtax; amend KRS 47.020 to provide that the distribution of registration fees to counties remains the same as prior to the increase in registration fees; amend KRS 138.690, 138.695, and 138.655 to conform; provide that the motor vehicle usage tax exemption applies to motor vehicles purchased on or after August 1, 2002; provide that the additional special fuel surtax and the increase in registration fees are effective October 1, 2002.
Jan 8-introduced in House
Jan 9-to Transportation (H)
Jan 15-reassigned to Appropriations and Revenue (H)