SB 5955-S.E - DIGEST

Requires a contract, entered into with a regional transit authority for the collection of a motor vehicle excise tax, to provide that the department of licensing receives full reimbursement for the administration and collection of the tax, including those costs related to customer service and information technology.

Requires the department of licensing, when issuing notices to persons renewing vehicle registration, to indicate the net result after application of the credit.

Requires a regional transit authority that includes portions of a county with a population of more than 1.5 million and imposes a motor vehicle excise tax to: (1) Establish a market value adjustment program to be implemented for vehicles with registrations that are due or become due on or after September 1, 2018;

(2) Provide a credit against the motor vehicle excise tax due; and

(3) Beginning July 1, 2019, and continuing through the end of June 2020, allow an additional one-time credit against the motor vehicle excise tax due.

Requires the department of transportation, counties, and cities to, for regional transportation authority projects approved by voters after January 1, 2016, take all reasonable, feasible, and lawful measures necessary, including code or rule amendments and other agreements, to facilitate the preparation, filing, and processing of required permits as soon as practicable, with the goal of providing land use permit decisions within one hundred twenty days of submittal and other technical permit decisions sooner.