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2011 Senate Bill 292: Repeal “bad driver tax”
Introduced by Sen. Bert Johnson (D) on March 24, 2011
To repeal the “driver responsibility fees” (“bad driver tax”) that are assessed for various violations and must be paid for two consecutive years, effective Jan. 1, 2012. These very expensive fees were originally adopted in 2003 to raise revenue so as avoid spending cuts in that year’s and subsequent state government budgets.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on March 24, 2011