SB 723 Requires the state Highways and Transportation Commission to collect certain billboard fees to pay for the removal of billboards
Sponsor: Bray
LR Number: 3951S.01I Fiscal Note: 3951-01N.ORG
Committee: Transportation
Last Action: 1/19/2010 - Second Read and Referred S Transportation Committee Journal Page: S130
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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SB 723 - This act imposes an assessment fee of $1.50 per square foot on certain outdoor advertising structures. The fee is not imposed on certain organizations (religious organizations, service organizations, veterans' organizations, and fraternal organizations)(such organizations are currently exempt from permit and inspection fees). The assessment fees shall be deposited in the state road fund and the commission shall keep a separate accounting of such fees. The fees shall be used to pay just compensation for the removal of lawfully existing billboards.

STEPHEN WITTE