Update to the Transportation Fee Bill posted on March 20, 2016. This bill includes changes to the Motorboat Registration Fund that funds the Department of Environmental Conservation’s aquatic nuisance control grants. All motorboat registration fees are proposed to be increased, and the formula that allocates funding among several departments and agencies is proposed to be significantly changed.
Status: April 3, 2016 – This bill was read for the First Time on March 24, 2016. It was read for the Second Time on March 29, and then read for the Third Time on March 30. The bill passed the House on March 30, 2016 and was referred to the Senate Committee on Rules.
Click here to read the bill as it passed the House. The motorboat registration fee increases can be found on page 49, and the proposed funding allocation formula is on page 53.