Bill No.: HB0179 Drafter: IDS


LSO No.: 09LSO-0330 Effective Date: 3/15/2009


Enrolled Act No.: HEA0111


Chapter No.: 186


Prime Sponsor: Representative Hallinan


Catch Title: Phase two study-I-80 tolling.


Subject: Highway funding


Summary/Major Elements:


         The act requires a follow-up, phase II study to a phase I study completed on Interstate 80 in the fall of 2008. The new study, and the old study, focus on the methods, benefits and detriments of requiring tolling on Interstate 80. Generally, the phase II study will expand upon the topics and options outlined in the phase I study, including:


o       The number of lanes to be constructed and tolled.

o       The fiscal and other impacts of tolling.

o       Financing options for construction.

o       Federal funding impacts.

o       Public education and outreach.

o       Review of tolling techniques.





**Final action on this bill was not taken at the time this summary was prepared. Should changes be made to the bill upon final passage, an updated summary will be transmitted to all legislators.