SB 160: "An Act establishing a passenger surcharge on persons transported by the Alaska Railroad; and providing for an effective date."
00SENATE BILL NO. 160 01 "An Act establishing a passenger surcharge on persons transported by the Alaska 02 Railroad; and providing for an effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 42.40 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 42.40.915. Passenger surcharge. For each passenger transported by the 06 Alaska Railroad, including passengers traveling in a privately owned, leased, or 07 operated railroad coach, the corporation shall collect a $5 passenger surcharge. Each 08 month, the corporation shall transmit the amount of the passenger surcharge collected 09 under this section to the Department of Revenue for deposit into the general fund. The 10 amount of the passenger surcharge collected under this section is not revenue generated 11 by or appropriated to the corporation. The Department of Revenue and the legislative 12 auditor may review the accounts and records of the corporation as necessary to 13 determine compliance with this section. 14 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect January 1, 2000.