HB 2621

House Bill (HB) 2621: fund; state parks; roads; fee

Sponsor: Representative Escamilla

Overview: HB 2621 establishes a voluntary donation, payable at vehicle registration to provide funding for state parks.

League Position: SUPPORT - The League fully supports this measure as it is in keeping with a League Resolution.

Summary: When someone goes to register their vehicle (non-commercial) they will have the option to pay an additional voluntary donation to fund state parks.

Updates

02/27/13: The bill passed out of the House Appropriations Committee by a vote of 8-1 and now goes to the House Rules Committee.

03/11/13: The bill passed its third reading in the House by a vote of 50-8.

03/20/13: HB 2621 passed out of the Senate Natural Resources and Rural Affairs Committee by a vote of 6 ayes and 1 not voting. The bill should next be heard in both Senate Rules and Senate Appropriations.

03/26/13: HB 2621 passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee by a vote of 9-0. It will now go onto the Rules Committee.