Nevada Revenue and Taxation
Sec. § 365.545
Proceeds of taxes on fuel for jet or turbine-powered aircraft.


1.

The proceeds of all taxes on fuel for jet or turbine-powered aircraft imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 365.170 or 365.203 must be deposited in the Account for Taxes on Fuel for Jet or Turbine-Powered Aircraft in the State General Fund and must be allocated monthly by the Department to the:

(a)

Governmental entity which operates the airport at which the tax was collected, if the airport is operated by a governmental entity;

(b)

Governmental entity which owns the airport at which the tax was collected, if the airport is owned but not operated by a governmental entity; or

(c)

Airport at which the tax was collected, if the airport is neither owned nor operated by a governmental entity.

2.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, the money allocated pursuant to subsection 1:

(a)

Must be used by the governmental entity or airport receiving it to pay the cost of:

(1)

Transportation projects related to airports, including access on the ground to airports;

(2)

The payment of principal and interest on notes, bonds or other obligations incurred to fund projects described in subparagraph (1);

(3)

Promoting the use of an airport located in a county whose population is less than 700,000, including, without limitation, increasing the number and availability of flights at the airport;

(4)

Contributing money to the Trust Fund for Aviation created by NRS 494.048; or

(5)

Any combination of those purposes; and

(b)

May also be pledged for the payment of general or special obligations issued to fund projects described in paragraph (a). Any money pledged pursuant to this paragraph may be treated as pledged revenues of the project for the purposes of subsection 3 of NRS 350.020.

3.

Any money allocated pursuant to subsection 1 to a county whose population is 700,000 or more and in which a regional transportation commission has been created pursuant to chapter 277A of NRS, from the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 2 of NRS 365.170 on fuel for jet or turbine-powered aircraft sold, distributed or used in that county, excluding the proceeds of any tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.203, may, in addition to the uses authorized pursuant to subsection 2, be allocated by the county to that regional transportation commission. The money allocated pursuant to this subsection to a regional transportation commission:

(a)

Must be used by the regional transportation commission:

(1)

To pay the cost of transportation projects described in a regional plan for transportation established by that regional transportation commission pursuant to NRS 277A.210;

(2)

For the payment of principal and interest on notes, bonds or other obligations incurred to fund projects described in subparagraph (1); or

(3)

For any combination of those purposes; and

(b)

May also be pledged for the payment of general or special obligations issued by the county at the request of the regional transportation commission to fund projects described in paragraph (a). Any money pledged pursuant to this paragraph may be treated as pledged revenues of the project for the purposes of subsection 3 of NRS 350.020.
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