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SB-793 Vehicles: road usage charge pilot program.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/20/2021 04:00 AM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 793


Introduced by Senator Wiener

February 19, 2021


An act to amend Section 3093 of the Vehicle Code, relating to vehicles.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 793, as introduced, Wiener. Vehicles: road usage charge pilot program.
Existing law requires the Chair of the California Transportation Commission to create a Road Usage Charge (RUC) Technical Advisory Committee in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation. Under existing law, the purpose of the technical advisory committee is to guide the development and evaluation of a pilot program to assess the potential for mileage-based revenue collection as an alternative to the gas tax system. Existing law requires the technical advisory committee to study RUC alternatives to the gas tax, gather public comment on issues and concerns related to the pilot program, and make recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation on the design of a pilot program, as specified. Existing law repeals these provisions on January 1, 2023.
This bill would extend the operation of these provisions until January 1, 2024.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 3093 of the Vehicle Code is amended to read:

3093.
 This chapter shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2023, 2024, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2023, 2024, deletes or extends that date.