SB 163 Creates an income tax deduction for purchases of hybrid vehicles
Sponsor: Justus
LR Number: 0543S.01I Fiscal Note: 0543-01
Committee: Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight
Last Action: 2/12/2009 - Hearing Conducted S Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2009

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Current Bill Summary

SB 163 - This act authorizes an individual income tax deduction, for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2009, for taxpayers who purchase a qualified hybrid vehicle, powered by a combination of an electric motor and gasoline engine, which is manufactured in the United States. The deduction is limited to the lesser of ten percent of the vehicle's purchase price or two thousand dollars. The provisions of the act will expire on December thirty-first six years from the effective date.

This act is similar to the perfected version of the HCS/HB 1326 (2008).