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|BASED ON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM STATE
AUTHORITIES AND ON THE LAWS OF THE STATE
STATUS AS OF JANUARY 1, 2001
|NAME OF FUND
|AMOUNT OF PROPORTION||OBJECTS OF EXPENDITURE||REMARKS||STATE CODE
|Gasoline: 19.5 Cents||-||-||18¢ in §260:32; 1.5¢ in §146-D:3||See remarks|
|Diesel: 19.5 Cents||-||-||Same as gasoline.||See remarks|
|LPG: 18 Cents||-||-||-||260:52; 260.32|
|Gasohol: 19.5 Cents||-||-||Same as gasoline.||See remarks|
|The gasoline, diesel, and gasohol rates shown include
a 1.5 cent additional tax for the
Oil Discharge and Disposal Cleanup Fund but do not include the additional tax for the
Oil Pollution Control Fund, which is assessed on a broad range of petroleum products.
|State Treasurer.....||Amount required||Refunds of tax.||260:50|
|Aeronautical Fund.....||Tax on aviation fuel||Revenues are deposited into State Aeronautical Fund. Expenditures
for air navigation facilities
and airport construction must be authorized by Aeronautical Fund appropriations.
|Fish and Game
Department of Safety.....
on motorboat fuel
|Promotion of safety on and development of water
|Use in motorboats is refundable. Portion not claimed for refunds
is paid 1/2 to Division of
Safety Service and 1/2 to the Fish and Game Department.
|Amount required||All charges against Highway Fund for Department of
Transportation, Department of Safety and Highway Safety
Agency. Includes collection expenses.
|Appropriation annually from the Highway Fund for general overhead State charges.||260:59|
|Oil Discharge And Disposal
|1.5 cent (gasoline,
|Reimbursement for costs incurred in cleaning up oil
discharges and disposals in the ground waters, surface
waters and soils of the state.
|The tax is suspended when the fund balance exceeds $10,000,000
and reinstated whenever
the fund drops below $5,000,000.
|State Highway Fund.....||18 cents||Distributed as follows:||This is a common fund receiving net revenues from motor-vehicle
licenses, motor-fuel taxes (road tolls), and other special charges and taxes. Appropriations
and expenditures are made from the common fund sources, revenue sources, except for
certain motor-vehicle fees. (See Table MV-106)
|2 cents||Distributed as follows:||235:23-a|
|Highway and Bridge
|88 percent||Highway construction, reconstruction and resurfacing;
bridge construction, reconstruction and maintenance.
|Allocated among each State highway district. 50 percent distributed
based on class I, class II
and class III highway mileage excluding turnpikes; 50 percent distributed based on|
|Local Highway Aid Fund.....||12 percent||Local road construction, reconstruction, and maintenance.||Allocated among cities, towns, and unincorporated places. 50 percent
distributed based on
class IV and class V highway mileage; 50 percent distributed based on population.
|Department of Safety.....||Appropriation||State highway patrol.|
|State Treasurer.....||Amount required||Interest and redemption of highway bonds.||6:13-b|
|Department of Justice.....||Amount required||Legal services for Department of Transportation.||228:75|
|State and Town Bridge
|Allocation||Construction and reconstruction of bridges on class II, IV
and V highways, and matching Federal-aid funds.
|Funds are matched by cities and towns.||234:10|
|Matched allotments||Construction and reconstruction of class II highways (State
|Expended under direction of Department of Transportation. Funds
are allotted to, and
matched by, cities and towns.
|Highway Block Grant Aid
(Cities and Towns).....
|See remarks||Construction, reconstruction and maintenance of class IV
and V highways (city streets and town roads).
|Funds not less than 12 percent of revenue collected in preceding
year (Apportionment A).
Funds of at least $400,000 based on a mileage and valuation formula (Apportionment B).
Paid to towns and cities in quarterly increments, on a 1/2 mileage and 1/2 population formula.
|Remainder||Construction, maintenance, and administration of State
|An amount equal to 1/15 of the Beer Tax must be dedicated for litter
control from existing
revenues of the Department of Transportation.
|See remarks||Reallocation to highway purposes.||At close of fiscal year, unused appropriations and excess funds are deposited in this account.||228:11|
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