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Full Text of HB2864  101st General Assembly




State of Illinois
2019 and 2020


Introduced , by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.


35 ILCS 505/2e new

    Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Creates the per-mile road usage charge pilot program. Provides that the registered owner of a motor vehicle that is approved to participate in the program shall, in lieu of the taxes imposed under the Motor Fuel Tax Law, pay a per-mile road usage charge for metered use by the subject vehicle of the highways in this State. Provides that the per-mile road usage charge is $0.021 per mile. Effective immediately.

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1    AN ACT concerning revenue.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Motor Fuel Tax Law is amended by adding
5Section 2e as follows:
6    (35 ILCS 505/2e new)
7    Sec. 2e. Per-mile road usage charge pilot program.
8    (a) Beginning on January 1, 2020, a person wishing to pay
9the per-mile road usage charge imposed under this Section must
10apply to the Department of Transportation on a form prescribed
11by the Department. The Department shall approve a valid and
12complete application submitted under this Section if:
13        (1) the applicant is the registered owner or lessee of
14    a motor vehicle;
15        (2) the motor vehicle is equipped with a method
16    selected pursuant to this Section for collecting and
17    reporting the metered use by the motor vehicle of the
18    highways in the State;
19        (3) the motor vehicle has a gross vehicle weight rating
20    of 10,000 pounds or less; and
21        (4) approval does not cause the number of subject
22    vehicles active in the program on the date of approval to
23    exceed 5,000, of which no more than 1,500 may have a rating



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1    of less than 17 miles per gallon and no more than 1,500 may
2    have a rating of at least 17 miles per gallon and less than
3    22 miles per gallon, such ratings to be determined pursuant
4    to a method established by the Department.
5    Approval of an application under this Section subjects the
6applicant to the requirements of this Section until the person
7ends the person's voluntary participation in the road usage
8charge program by notifying the Department and paying any
9outstanding amount of road usage charge for metered use by the
10person's subject vehicle.
11    (b) The registered owner of a subject vehicle shall, in
12lieu of the taxes imposed under this Law, pay a per-mile road
13usage charge for metered use by the subject vehicle of the
14highways in this State. The per-mile road usage charge is
15$0.021 per mile. The Department of Transportation shall, by
16rule, establish the methods for recording and reporting the
17number of miles that subject vehicles travel on highways. When
18taking action under this subsection, the Department shall
20        (1) the accuracy of the data collected;
21        (2) privacy options for persons liable for the per-mile
22    road usage charge;
23        (3) the security of the technology;
24        (4) the resistance of the technology to tampering;
25        (5) the ability to audit compliance; and
26        (6) other relevant factors that the Department deems



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1    important.
2    The Department shall provide the persons liable for the
3per-mile road usage charge the opportunity to select a method
4from among multiple options for collecting and reporting the
5metered use by a subject vehicle.
6    (c) As used in this Section:
7    "Department" means the Department of Transportation.
8    "Subject vehicle" means a motor vehicle that is the subject
9of an application approved pursuant to this Section.
10    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
11becoming law.