General Assembly: 87 (2018 Regular GA) - Chapter 1077 - Reports on secondary road construction and structurally deficient bridges


Published: 2018-04-04

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CHAPTER 1077 REPORTS ON SECONDARY ROAD CONSTRUCTION AND STRUCTURALLY DEFICIENT

BRIDGES

H.F. 2256

ANACT relating to the submission of certain reports by the department of transportation and county engineers.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 307.32, Code 2018, is amended to read as follows: 307.32 Annual report — secondary road construction program — structurally deficient

bridges — repeal. On or before February 15 of each year, the department, in collaboration with the Iowa

county engineers association, shall compile the annual reports received from counties pursuant to sections 309.22 and 309.22A into a cumulative report and submit the cumulative report in electronic format to the chairpersons of the senate and house of representatives standing committees on transportation and the legislative services agency. This section is repealed June 30, 2019.

Sec. 2. Section 309.22A, Code 2018, is amended to read as follows: 309.22A Annual report — replacement and repair of structurally deficient bridges —

repeal. 1. On or before September 15 of each year, the county engineer of each county in the state

shall certify and file a report with the department, as part of the annual report required under section 309.22, detailing the manner in which moneys received by the county that originated from the road use tax fund were used to replace or repair structurally deficient bridges in the county. The report shall include all of the following: a. 1. The number of bridges under the county’s jurisdiction that have been replaced or

repaired to the point that they function at full capacity. b. 2. The number of bridges under the county’s jurisdiction that have been partially

replaced or partially repaired to alleviate some structural deficiencies, but not to the point that the bridges function at full capacity, and a brief description of the replacements or repairs necessary to allow them to function at full capacity. c. 3. The number of bridges under the county’s jurisdiction that are in the process of being

replaced or repaired and a description of the timeline of each replacement or repair project. d. 4. The number of bridges under the county’s jurisdiction that remain structurally

deficient and a description of the timeline for replacement or repair of each bridge, if any. 2. This section is repealed June 30, 2019.

Sec. 3. ELECTRIC, HYBRID, AND HIGH-EFFICIENCY MOTOR VEHICLES — REPORT. The department of transportation shall estimate the impact of increased usage of electric, hybrid, and other high-efficiency motor vehicles in this state on future revenues to the road use tax fund. The department shall evaluate and may recommend the creation of alternative funding mechanisms or the alteration of existing funding mechanisms to mitigate any estimated decrease in future revenues to the road use tax fund related to increased usage of electric, hybrid, and other high-efficiency motor vehicles. The department shall submit a report, in paper or electronic format, containing the department’s estimate, evaluation, and any recommendations to the general assembly and the state transportation commission on or before December 31, 2018.

Approved April 4, 2018

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