Hybrid electric motor vehicles; repeals annual license tax. (HB975)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon) with support from co-patrons Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), and Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Annual license tax on hybrid electric motor vehicles. Repeals the $64 annual license tax on hybrid electric motor vehicles that was first imposed beginning July 1, 2013. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102017D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB975)
01/16/2014Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3
01/17/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Reported from Finance with amendment (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2014Read first time
01/22/2014Read second time
01/22/2014Committee amendment agreed to
01/22/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB975E
01/22/2014Printed as engrossed 14102017D-E
01/23/2014Read third time and passed House (89-Y 9-N)
01/23/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (89-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB975)
01/24/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB975E)
02/11/2014Reported from Finance (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/2014Read third time
02/13/2014Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N)
02/17/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB975ER)
02/17/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB975ER)
02/17/2014Signed by Speaker
02/19/2014Signed by President
02/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB975ER)
02/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 43 (effective 7/1/14)
02/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0043)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 8 minutes.