Maine LD 49: An Act To Exempt from Excise Tax Certain Vehicles Used by Persons with a Disability

LD 49 (subjects: MISCELLANEOUS TAXES , EXCISE TAX )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=49&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Arthur Verow of Brewer: (D – District 128) — e-mail | Facebook

3 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/14/2015 House Committee on Taxation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
1/20/2015 Senate On motion by Senator McCormick of Kennebec, REFERRED to the Committee on Taxation, in concurrence.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. in concurrence
6/30/2015 House Carried over to any special and/or regular session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. , in concurrence.
1/28/2016 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Exempt from Excise Tax Certain Vehicles Used by Persons with a Disability

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

Sec. 1. 36 MRSA 1483, sub- 15, as amended by PL 2007, c. 404, 2 and affected by 4, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:

15. Vehicle adapted for a person with a disability. A motor vehicle owned and designed for use by a person with a disability who has been issued a disability plate or placard by the Secretary of State pursuant to Title 29-A, section 521 and adaptive equipment installed on a vehicle owned by a person with a disability or the family of a person with a disability to make it operable or accessible by a person with a disability; and

summary

This bill provides a motor vehicle excise tax exemption for motor vehicles owned and designed for use by a person with a disability. This exemption is in addition to the sales tax exemption currently allowed for adaptive equipment installed on a vehicle.

Patterns of Support

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This information about LD 49 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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