Maine LD 278: An Act To Encourage the Use of Fuel-efficient Vehicles

LD 278 (subjects: SALES AND USE TAX , EXEMPT ITEMS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=278&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Deane Rykerson of Kittery: (D – District 1) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

8 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/5/2015 House Committee on Taxation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/10/2015 Senate On motion by Senator McCormick of Kennebec, REFERRED to the Committee on Taxation, in concurrence.
4/23/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Encourage the Use of Fuel-efficient Vehicles

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 36 MRSA 1760, sub- 96 is enacted to read:

96. Fuel-efficient motor vehicles. Sales of passenger automobiles and light trucks with average fuel economy ratings established by the federal Environmental Protection Agency that exceed by at least 10 miles per gallon the corporate average fuel economy standards set by the federal Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

summary

This bill provides a sales tax exemption for passenger automobiles and light trucks with fuel economy ratings that exceed by at least 10 miles per gallon federal corporate average fuel economy standards, commonly referred to as “CAFE” standards.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 278 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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