PRINTER'S NO. 2686
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
1908
Session of
2017
INTRODUCED BY DIAMOND, COX AND DUSH, NOVEMBER 6, 2017
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, NOVEMBER 6, 2017
AN ACT
Amending Title 74 (Transportation) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in sustainable mobility options,
further providing for the Public Transportation Trust Fund.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 1506(c)(1) of Title 74 of the
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes is amended to read:
ยง 1506. Fund.
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(c) Other deposits.--The following shall be deposited into
the fund annually:
(1) [4.4%] 1.42% of the amount collected under Article
II of the Tax Reform Code. Revenues under this paragraph
shall be deposited into the fund by the 20th day of each
month for the preceding month. The amount deposited under
this paragraph is estimated to be equivalent to the money
available to the department from the following sources:
(i) The Supplemental Public Transportation Account
established under former section 1310.1 (relating to
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supplemental public transportation assistance funding).
(ii) The amount appropriated annually by the
Commonwealth from the General Fund for mass transit
programs pursuant to a General Appropriations Act.
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Section 2. The Secretary of the Commonwealth shall submit to
the Legislative Reference Bureau a notice for publication in the
Pennsylvania Bulletin stating that the General Assembly has
enacted all of the following:
(1) An act that reduces the rate of tax imposed under
section 3152-B of the act of July 28, 1953 (P.L.723, No.230),
known as the Second Class County Code, in a manner that would
result in the revenue generated by the tax imposed under
section 3152-B of the Second Class County Code, being revenue
neutral, subject to the repeal of exclusions described under
paragraph (2), in comparison to the amount generated in the
prior fiscal year.
(2) An act that repeals the exclusions from the tax
imposed under Article II of the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6,
No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971.
(3) An act that reduces the rate of tax imposed under
section 503(a) and (b) of the act of June 5, 1991 (P.L.9,
No.6), known as the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental
Cooperation Authority Act for Cities of the First Class, in a
manner that would result in the revenue generated by the tax
imposed under section 503(a) and (b) of the Pennsylvania
Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority Act for Cities of the
First Class, being revenue neutral, subject to the repeal of
exclusions described under paragraph (2), in comparison to
the amount generated in the prior fiscal year.
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Section 3. This act shall take effect as follows:
(1) This section and section 2 of this act shall take
effect immediately.
(2) The remainder of this act shall take effect upon
publication of the notice under section 2 of this act.
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