2008 Regular Session


File Code: Environment
Sponsored By:
Delegates Cardin, Hixson, Morhaim, Rice, and Stein
Energy Efficiency Tax Credit and Surcharge Act


Requiring the Department of the Environment to establish a program for energy-efficient replacement tires; allowing specified credits against the sales and use tax imposed on the purchase of specified energy- efficient products; imposing specified surcharges on the purchase of specified products; allowing a specified credit against the motor vehicle excise tax for specified fuel-efficient vehicles; imposing a specified surcharge for specified fuel-inefficient vehicles; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 2/7 at 11:00 a.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Environment, Department of
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Excise Tax
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Fuel -see also- Coal
Heating and Cooling
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Administration
Motor Vehicle Equipment
Public Information
Rules and Regulations
Sales and Use Tax
Solar Energy
Tax Credits -see also- Circuit Breaker

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 2-1201 , 2-1202 , 2-1203 )
Tax - General
( 1-101 , 11-109 )
( 13-815 , 13-815 , 13-818 , 23-206.3 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered