FERRY TOLLING/REPLACEMENT FUNDS.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 792 (Public) Filed Monday, May 19, 2014
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROTECT THE CITIZENS OF NORTH CAROLINA FROM THE FERRY TAX AND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR FERRY VESSEL REPLACEMENT.
Intro. by Cook.

Status: Ref to Transportation. If fav, re-ref to Appropriations/Base Budget (Senate Action) (May 20 2014)

SOG comments (1):

Identical bill

Bill as filed is identical to H 1234, filed 5/27/14.

S 792

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 19 2014 - More information

    Amends GS 136-82 to remove the Department of Transportation's (DOT) power to prescribe and collect ferry tolls. Allows DOT to allow ferry sponsorships and extends permissable advertising to allow advertising at ferry facilities in addition to within ferry vessels. Allows DOT to issue rules to implement provisions concerning these and related receipt-generating activities. Makes conforming and clarifying changes.

    Effective July 1, 2014, appropriates $5 million for the Highway Fund to DOT in recurring funds to be allocated to the Division of Ferries for ferry vessel replacement.


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