DAVIS,STEVE AND HOLBROOK.
PUB TRANSP-ADD FUNDING
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Downstate Public Transportation Act. Provides that
funding for eligible operating expenses may exceed the 10% increase
over the maximum established for the preceding year for participants
that are expanding a transportation district.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Transportation)
Potential increase in GRF State operating assistance is between
$450,000 and $500,000 for FY98. Costs could increase from other
transit districts being granted the exemption.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB994 fails to create a State mandate.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes a provision that funding for eligible operating expenses
may exceed the 10% increase over the preceding year for participants
that are expanding a transportation district. Provides that the 10%
increase may be exceeded for a participant that is a rural transit
district that received an initial appropriation in Fiscal Year 1994.
Provides that for any such participant, a 10% maximum increase is
established in each subsequent year following the Fiscal Year when the
amount appropriated is equal to or greater than the maximum allowable
in the Section of the Downstate Public Transportation Act concerning
quarterly reports and annual audits. Effective immediately.
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1.
Recommends that the House concur in Senate Amendment No. 1.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0508
Last action date: 97-08-22
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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