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HF 101

as introduced - 84th Legislature, 2005 1st Special Session (2005 - 2005) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 06/27/2005

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; increasing motor fuel
taxes; adjusting percentages of motor vehicle sales
tax dedicated to transportation; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 296A.07,
subdivision 3; 296A.08, subdivision 2; 297B.09,
subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 296A.07,
subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Rate of tax.

The gasoline excise tax is imposed
at the following rates:

(1) E85 is taxed at the rate of deleted text begin14.2 deleted text endnew text begin19.2 new text endcents per gallon;

(2) M85 is taxed at the rate of deleted text begin11.4 deleted text endnew text begin15.4 new text endcents per gallon;
and

(3) all other gasoline is taxed at the rate of deleted text begin20 deleted text endnew text begin27 new text endcents
per gallon.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2005.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 296A.08,
subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Rate of tax.

The special fuel excise tax is
imposed at the following rates:

(a) Liquefied petroleum gas or propane is taxed at the rate
of deleted text begin15 deleted text endnew text begin20.3 new text endcents per gallon.

(b) Liquefied natural gas is taxed at the rate of deleted text begin12 deleted text endnew text begin16.2
new text end cents per gallon.

(c) Compressed natural gas is taxed at the rate
of deleted text begin$1.739 deleted text endnew text begin$2.348 new text endper thousand cubic feet; or deleted text begin20 deleted text endnew text begin27 new text endcents per
gasoline equivalent, as defined by the National Conference on
Weights and Measures, which is 5.66 pounds of natural gas.

(d) All other special fuel is taxed at the same rate as the
gasoline excise tax as specified in section 296A.07, subdivision
2. The tax is payable in the form and manner prescribed by the
commissioner.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2005.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297B.09,
subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Deposit of revenues.

(a) Money collected
and received under this chapter must be deposited as provided in
this subdivision.

(b) From July 1, 2002, to June 30, 2003, 32 percent of the
money collected and received must be deposited in the highway
user tax distribution fund, 20.5 percent must be deposited in
the metropolitan area transit fund under section 16A.88, and
1.25 percent must be deposited in the greater Minnesota transit
fund under section 16A.88. The remaining money must be
deposited in the general fund.

(c) From July 1, 2003, to June 30, deleted text begin2007 deleted text endnew text begin2005new text end, 30 percent of
the money collected and received must be deposited in the
highway user tax distribution fund, 21.5 percent must be
deposited in the metropolitan area transit fund under section
16A.88, 1.43 percent must be deposited in the greater Minnesota
transit fund under section 16A.88, 0.65 percent must be
deposited in the county state-aid highway fund, and 0.17 percent
must be deposited in the municipal state-aid street fund. The
remaining money must be deposited in the general fund.

(d) new text beginFrom July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006, 20.93 percent
of the money collected and received must be deposited in the
highway user tax distribution fund, 26.51 percent must be
deposited in the metropolitan area transit fund under section
16A.88, 1.76 percent must be deposited in the greater Minnesota
transit fund under section 16A.88, 3.6 percent must be deposited
in the county state-aid highway fund, and 0.95 percent must be
deposited in the municipal state-aid street fund. The remaining
money must be deposited in the general fund.
new text end

new text begin (e) From July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007, 21.31 percent
of the money collected and received must be deposited in the
highway user tax distribution fund, 26.3 percent must be
deposited in the metropolitan area transit fund under section
16A.88, 1.75 percent must be deposited in the greater Minnesota
transit fund under section 16A.88, 3.48 percent must be
deposited in the county state-aid highway fund, and 0.91 percent
must be deposited in the municipal state-aid street fund. The
remaining money must be deposited in the general fund.
new text end

new text begin (f) new text endOn and after July 1, 2007, 32 percent of the money
collected and received must be deposited in the highway user tax
distribution fund, 20.5 percent must be deposited in the
metropolitan area transit fund under section 16A.88, and 1.25
percent must be deposited in the greater Minnesota transit fund
under section 16A.88. The remaining money must be deposited in
the general fund.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2005.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $81,415,000 in fiscal year 2006 and $106,021,000 in fiscal
year 2007 are appropriated from the trunk highway fund to the
commissioner of transportation for state road construction. The
commissioner may spend up to 17 percent of each appropriation
for construction support. This appropriation is in addition to
any other appropriation for this purpose.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2005.
new text end