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Bill Detail: SB22-176

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Title Early Stage Front Range Passenger Rail Funding
Status Governor Signed (06/07/2022)
Bill Subjects
  • Transportation & Motor Vehicles
House Sponsors J. McCluskie (D)
Senate Sponsors B. Rankin (R)
C. Hansen (D)
House Committee Transportation and Local Government
Senate Committee Appropriations
Date Introduced 03/25/2022
Summary

The bill provides funding for early stage work required for front
range passenger rail corridor development by:
  • Requiring the state treasurer to transfer $2,400,000 from
the general fund to the southwest chief rail line economic
development, rural tourism, and infrastructure repair and
maintenance fund (fund) on June 15, 2022. This will cause

the transferred money to be paid to the front range
passenger rail district (district) when the unencumbered
balance of the fund is paid to the district, as required by
current law as technically amended by the bill, before the
fund is repealed on July 1, 2022.
  • Transferring $6,500,000 from the general fund to the state
highway fund for the purpose of funding specified
environmental assessment work required in connection
with the development of the Burnham Yard rail property.

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