Motor fuels tax; converts rates to percentage that shall be calculated by DMV Commissioner. (SB1498)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Fuels taxes; percentage of wholesale cost. Replaces the current fuels tax on gasoline, gasohol, and diesel fuel with a tax that is a percentage of the wholesale price of a gallon of self-serve unleaded regular gasoline. The percentage shall be established by the Commissioner by determining the percentage that would most closely yield seventeen and one-half cents per gallon, based on the average wholesale price of a gallon of self-serve unleaded regular gasoline for the period beginning October 1, 2008, and ending March 31, 2009. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/23/2009Presented and ordered printed 098798201
01/23/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/02/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1498)
02/11/2009Left in Finance