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Urban policy -- Oregon -- Portland -- Periodicals, Portland (Or.) -- Politics and government -- Periodicals, Portland (Or.) -- Social conditions -- Periodicals


Currently, motor carriers pay highway tax based on truck weight, miles driven. Measure repeals weight-mile tax. Establishes diesel fuel tax (29 cents per gallon). Increases gasoline tax by five cents to diesel tax rate. Raises vehicle registration fees. Additional revenue to be used primarily for road and bridge modernization, maintenance, and preservation. Requires licenses for diesel fuel suppliers, distributors, others. Requires recordkeeping, monthly tax reports by licensees. Authorizes transportation department to enforce requirements. Provides remedies for violations, including fines, penalties, criminal sanctions. Other provisions.

Published in City Club of Portland Bulletin Vol. 81, No. 50

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