Tuesday the Georgia Senate took a crack at H.B. 170, the Transportation bill passed by the House, and made significant changes.
The most obvious difference - the Senate proposes a 24 cent per gallon excise tax on gasoline and diesel fuel. The House wants more: 29.2 cents tax on gasoline.
The Senate also added some items to the bill such as requiring a $250 million annual payment toward debt from the state’s Department of Transportation and eliminating the sales tax holiday.
“Lawmakers” panelist Jim Galloway of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and his content and tech team members Kristina Torres and Isaac Sabetai created an easy to follow table comparison that outlines the differences and what remains the same.