Motor fuel tax; joint subcommittee to study replacement with mileage-based fee. (HJ626)

Introduced By

Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Study; replacement of the state motor fuel tax. Establishes a joint subcommittee to study the desirability and feasibility of replacing the state motor fuel tax with a mileage-based fee predicated on vehicle-miles traveled in Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
10/14/2008Committee
10/14/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 084345688
10/14/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/10/2009Left in Rules

Comments

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Ken Jessup writes:

this tax will affect those who can least afford it. Why do you think people are buying fuel efficient cars? DUH!! Besides, the tax on gas is a highway tax, so just don't work on the roads! Or have we been dipping into the gas tax? EH??