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2019 Senate Bill 517: Require state study adding tolls to some freeways

Public Act 140 of 2020

Introduced by Sen. John Bizon, Dr (R) on September 12, 2019
To require the state Department of Transportation to contract for a study on the feasibility of charging tolls on some interstate freeways in Michigan.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on September 12, 2019
Reported in the Senate on November 7, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To require the state Department of Transportation to contract for a study on the feasibility of charging tolls on some interstate freeways in Michigan, including revenue projections, optimal tolling rates, vehicle counts, traffic diversion and more. Also, to assert as "the intent of the legislature" that the state apply to the federal government for permission to convert some interstate freeways to toll roads.
Received in the House on January 28, 2020
Referred to the House Transportation Committee on January 28, 2020
Reported in the House on June 16, 2020
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on June 16, 2020
Reported in the House on June 24, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on June 25, 2020
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on July 8, 2020

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