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House Bill 1324

House Bill 1324

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1324 (Updated April 26, 2013 6:11 pm - DI 58)

Alternative fuels. Creates a study committee to study issues concerning the imposition of road impact fees on users of plug in, plug in hybrid, and hybrid vehicles. Increases from 10% to 20% the amount by which the price of a clean energy vehicle may surpass the price of a similarly equipped vehicle that is not a clean energy vehicle for the purpose of determining whether a state agency must purchase or lease the clean energy vehicle. Provides a three year income tax credit for placing into service a natural gas powered vehicle that has a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 33,000 pounds. Provides for the collection and remittance of the state gross retail tax (by changing the definition of "special fuel") and the special fuel tax on natural gas, butane, and propane used as a motor fuel. Provides that a transaction involving alternative fuel acquired to fuel a motor vehicle used in providing public transportation for persons or property is not exempt from the state gross retail tax for three years. Provides for the imposition of the motor carrier fuel tax upon alternative fuels by imposing the existing rates on the diesel or gasoline gallon equivalents of the various forms of natural gas sold. Excludes certain alternative fueled vehicles from the alternative fuel decal law. Increases the maximum weight limitation for a vehicle that uses natural gas as a motor fuel by 2,000 pounds. Provides a refundable road tax credit to a carrier that uses compressed natural gas to fuel large trucks.
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