Motor fuels tax; rate increase. (SB713)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motor fuels taxes. Increases the state motor fuels tax rate by $0.05 per gallon in increments of $0.01 per gallon in each of the next five fiscal years with the revenues deposited to the Highway Maintenance and Operating Fund. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2008Presented and ordered printed 082905324
01/17/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
01/29/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB713)
02/12/2008Reported from Finance (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/15/2008Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 15-N)
02/15/2008Communicated to House
02/19/2008Placed on Calendar
02/19/2008Read first time
02/19/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
02/25/2008Tabled in Finance (14-Y 6-N)


Rich writes:

Finally, some common sense for road construction. This is the ultimate user fee. The more you drive the more you pay. I say bring it up to 10 cents a gallon.