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H0146.........................................by TRANSPORTATION AND DEFENSE
COMMERCIAL VEHICLES - Amends existing law relating to commercial vehicle
special pilot project routes to provide continuation of a route from US-26
at its junction with US-91 north to its intersection with Gallatin/West
02/09 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
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02/18 3rd rdg - PASSED - 69-0-1
AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bastian, Bayer,
Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Cannon,
Chadderdon, Clark, Collins, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Ellsworth,
Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Garrett, Hart, Harwood, Henbest,
Henderson, Jaquet, Jones, Kemp, Lake, LeFavour, Loertscher, Martinez,
Mathews, McGeachin, McKague, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Nielsen,
Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Ringo, Roberts, Rusche,
Rydalch, Sali, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley,
Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie(Telleria), Snodgrass,
Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Wood, Mr. Speaker
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- Crow
Floor Sponsor - Wood
Title apvd - to Senate
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AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett,
Burtenshaw, Cameron, Coiner, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis,
Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Little,
Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson,
Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- Langhorst, (District 21 seat vacant)
Floor Sponsor - Davis
Title apvd - to House
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03/11 Pres signed
03/14 To Governor
03/18 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 63
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 146
BY TRANSPORTATION AND DEFENSE COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SPECIAL PILOT PROJECT ROUTES; AMENDING SECTION
3 49-1004, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE CONTINUATION OF A ROUTE FROM US-26 AT ITS
4 JUNCTION WITH US-91 NORTH TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH GALLATIN/WEST 23RD
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Section 49-1004, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
8 amended to read as follows:
9 49-1004. PERMITS FOR OVERWEIGHT OR OVERSIZE LOADS -- SPECIAL PILOT PROJ-
10 ECT ROUTES AND ANNUAL PERMITS. (1) Upon application in writing to the board or
11 other proper authorities in charge of, or having jurisdiction over a highway,
12 the board or authorities may in their discretion issue a special permit to the
13 owner or operator of any vehicle allowing vehicles or loads having a greater
14 weight or size than permitted by law to be moved or carried over and on the
15 highways and bridges.
16 (a) Special permits shall be in writing and may limit the time of use and
17 operation over the particular highways and bridges which may be traversed
18 and may contain any special conditions and require any undertaking or
19 other security as the board or other proper authority shall deem to be
20 necessary to protect the highways and bridges from injury, or provide
21 indemnity for any injury to highways and bridges or to persons or property
22 resulting from such operation.
23 (b) The owner or operator of an overweight or oversize vehicle shall
24 obtain a permit, or shall establish intent to obtain a permit by
25 contacting a permit office and receiving a permit number before moving the
26 vehicle on the highways.
27 (c) All special permits or evidence of intent to obtain a permit, shall
28 be carried in the vehicles to which they refer and shall upon demand be
29 delivered for inspection to any peace officer, authorized agent of the
30 board or any officer or employee charged with the care or protection of
31 the highways.
32 (2) Nonreducible vehicles or combinations of vehicles hauling
33 nonreducible loads at weights in excess of those set forth in section
34 49-1001, Idaho Code, shall pay fees as set forth in this subsection (2). Such
35 fees are based on the number of axles on the vehicle or combination of vehi-
36 cles and the total gross weight.
37 Column 1 Column 2
38 Gross weight of vehicle Gross weight of vehicle
39 Number of axles and load in pounds and load in pounds
40 2 40,001 -
41 3 54,001 -
42 4 68,001 -
1 Column 1 Column 2
2 Gross weight of vehicle Gross weight of vehicle
3 Number of axles and load in pounds and load in pounds
4 5 80,001 131,001
5 6 97,001 148,001
6 7 114,001 165,001
7 (a) To determine the maximum allowable permit fee for vehicles with more
8 than seven (7) axles, the table can be extended by adding seventeen thou-
9 sand (17,000) pounds to the last listed weight in both columns 1 and 2 for
10 each added axle.
11 (b) Permit fees for column 1 shall start at four cents (4¢) per mile and
12 increase four cents (4¢) per mile for each additional two thousand (2,000)
13 pound increment up to the weight indicated in column 2. Permit fees for
14 column 2 shall start at one dollar and two cents ($1.02) per mile and
15 increase seven cents (7¢) per mile for each additional two thousand
16 (2,000) pound increment.
17 (c) Vehicles operating at weights less than the starting weights per axle
18 configuration listed in column 1 shall be charged four cents (4¢) per
20 (d) For vehicles operating with axles wider than eight (8) feet six (6)
21 inches or axles with more than four (4) tires per axle, the fee may be
22 reduced by the board or other proper authority having jurisdiction over a
24 (3) It shall be unlawful for any person to violate, or to cause or permit
25 to be violated, the limitations or conditions of special permits and any
26 violation shall be deemed for all purposes to be a violation of the provisions
27 of this chapter.
28 (4) An annual special pilot project route permit authorizing travel on
29 pilot project routes shall be issued by the board or may, in its discretion,
30 be issued by a local public highway agency for operation of vehicles with a
31 legal maximum gross weight of at least one hundred five thousand five hundred
32 one (105,501) pounds but not exceeding one hundred twenty-nine thousand
33 (129,000) pounds. Such pilot project routes on nonstate and noninterstate
34 highways shall be determined by the local highway agency for those roads under
35 its jurisdiction. No local public highway agency shall approve a pilot project
36 route which provides a thoroughfare for interstate carriers to pass through
37 the state. State pilot project routes designated by the legislature and iden-
38 tified on a map entitled "Designated Pilot Project Routes" are:
39 (a) Ashton to Kimberly to Twin Falls to Nevada using US-20, US-30, SH-33,
40 US-93, SH-25, SH-50 and SH-74.
41 (b) US-91 from its junction with SH-34 to the Utah border.
42 (c) US-30 from its junction with I-15 to the Wyoming border.
43 (d) US-95 south from Fruitland to junction with SH-55.
44 (e) SH-19 between Wilder and Caldwell.
45 (f) SH-78 between Marsing and Hammett.
46 (g) SH-67 from Mountain Home to junction with SH-78 at Grandview.
47 (h) SH-55 from intersection with Farmway Road to junction with US-95.
48 (i) SH-25 from the intersection of SH-24 to Paul.
49 (j) SH-25 from intersection with US-93 to Hazelton.
50 (k) SH-24 from intersection with US-93 to intersection with SH-25.
51 (l) US-20 from its intersection with New Sweden Road to its junction with
53 (m) SH-34 from milepost 78 to the junction with US-91.
54 (n) US-26 from the intersection with 45th West to the junction with US-
1 91; and US-26 from its junction with US-91 north to its intersection with
2 Gallatin/West 23rd Street.
3 (o) US-91 from the intersection with Canyon Road to the junction with US-
5 ( op) SH-22 from Dubois to the junction with SH-33.
6 ( pq) SH-45 from junction with SH-78 to intersection with I-84 business
7 loop; I-84 business loop to intersection with SH-55; SH-55 to I-84 inter-
8 change no. 35.
9 Additions or deletions to the approved state pilot project routes specified in
10 this subsection (4) shall be made only with the approval of the state legisla-
12 (5) An annual administrative permit fee for operating on pilot project
13 routes at the weights specified in subsection (4) of this section shall be set
14 by the board for travel on state pilot project routes and by the local public
15 highway agency for travel on routes under its jurisdiction, but not to exceed
16 a maximum of fifty dollars ($50.00) per vehicle. The annual administrative
17 permit fee shall cover administrative costs. Local public highway agencies are
18 authorized to issue special pilot project permits and such permits shall be in
19 writing. Administrative permit fees for permits issued by a local public high-
20 way agency shall be retained by the local public highway agency to cover
21 administrative costs, and administrative permit fees for permits issued by the
22 department shall be retained by the department to cover administrative costs.
23 In addition to the annual administrative permit fee and the appropriate regis-
24 tration fee for weights up to one hundred five thousand five hundred (105,500)
25 pounds, the appropriate vehicle registration fees for weights over one hundred
26 five thousand five hundred (105,500) pounds shall be calculated and collected
27 in accordance with the fee schedules set forth in section 49-432 or 49-434,
28 Idaho Code.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
To correct a segment of an original route on the pilot project
map. It was designated 5 miles south and should have been 2«
miles north in Bonneville County. This corrects that mistake.
No fiscal impact to the general fund.
Name: Rep. JoAn Wood
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 146