Pickens Patriots

Pending Legislation

Ohio

dave_hall-200x300sean-obrien-cr-ohio-house-of-representativesSponsor: Representatives Dave Hall and Sean O’Brien
Bill: House Bill 176
Summary: Provides incentives for NGVs
Disposition: The bill will be considered this fall

 

 

Pennsylvania

1700Sponsor: Representative Tedd Nesbit
Bill: House Bill 1517
Summary: Renews the Heavy-Duty NGV Grant Program
Disposition: Currently under consideration as part of ongoing budget negotiations

 

 

South Carolina

150px-Larry_Grooms_publicity_shotSponsor: Senator Larry Grooms
Bill: Senate Bill 23
Summary: Codifies the diesel gallon equivalent as the unit of tax for LNG motor fuel
Disposition: Failed: The bill became tied up in a larger discussion on whether to raise fuel taxes.

 

 

Legislation Passed in 2015

Mississippi

Mark Baker IISenator Dean KirbySponsor: Senator Dean Kirby and Representative Mark Baker
Bill: Senate Bill 2355 and House Bill 443
Summary: Establishes gallon equivalents units as the method of sale for natural gas motor fuel
Enacted: House Bill 443 – March 13, 2015

 

Oklahoma

Cockroft, Joshjolley_bioSponsor: Representative Josh Cockroft and Senator Clark Jolley
Bill: Senate Bill 656
Summary: Funding of no-interest loans to counties to purchase natural gas vehicles or convert fleet vehicles to natural gas
Enacted: June 4, 2015

Sponsor: Representative Josh Cockroft and Senator Clark Jolley
Bill: House Bill 1283
Summary: Establishes gallon equivalent units as the method of sale for natural gas motor fuel
Enacted: June 4, 2015

 

Tennessee

Curtis-Halford-2013Sponsor: Representative Curtis Halford
Bill: House Bill 1167
Summary: Establishes gallon equivalent units as the method of sale for natural gas motor fuel
Enacted: Its Senate companion was passed on May 6, 2015

 

Utah

handysgWEILETSponsor: Rep. Stephen G. Handy and Senator Todd Weiler
Bill: House Bill 406
Summary: Provides an income tax credit toward the purchase of heavy-duty natural gas vehicles.
Enacted: April 1, 2015

 

Legislation Passed in 2014

Alabama

Sponsor: Representative Greg Wren
Bill: HB 552
Summary: Provides a fuel tax holiday until 10/1/16 and then taxes natural gas by the gallon equivalent
Enacted: April 9, 2014

California

Representative Sebastian Ridley-ThomasSponsor: Representative Sebastian Ridley-Thomas
Bill: AB 1907
Summary: Makes the DGE the official unit of sale for LNG
Enacted: September 29, 2014

 

Missouri

John DiehlSponsor: Representative John Diehl
Bill: HB 2141
Summary: Taxes natural gas by the gallon equivalent and phases the tax in over ten years
Enacted: June 7, 2014

 

Nebraska

Senator Galen HadleySponsor: Senator Galen Hadley
Bill: L 867
Summary: Taxes LNG by the DGE
Enacted: May 2, 1014

 

 

North Carolina

Senator Robert RuchoSponsor: Senator Robert Rucho
Bill: SB 786
Summary: Taxes LNG by the DGE
Enacted: June 4, 2014

 

 

Oklahoma

Senator Rob StandridgeSponsor: Senator Rob Standridge
Bill: SB 519
Summary: Makes the DGE the unit of tax for LNG and provides a temporary reduced tax rate
Enacted: May 29, 2014

 

 

Tennessee

Representative Kevin BrooksSenator Bo WatsonSponsor: Representative Kevin Brooks
Bill: HB 1516
Sponsor: Senator Bo Watson
Bill: SB 1746 (Senate Companion to HB 1516)
Summary: Taxes LNG by the DGE
Enacted: May 24, 2014
(Senator Bo Watson, SB 1746, taxes LNG by the DGE)

 

Washington

Senator Curtis KingSponsor: Senator Curtis King
Bill: SB 6440
Summary: Taxes LNG by the DGE
Enacted: May 3, 2014

 

Wyoming

Representative Lloyd LarsenSponsor: Representative Lloyd Larsen
Bill: HB 69
Summary: Taxes LNG by the DGE
Enacted: March 10, 2014

 

Legislation Passed in 2013

Colorado

Representative Randy FischerSponsor: Representative Randy Fischer
Bill: HB 1110
Summary: Taxes natural gas on an energy equivalent basis
Enacted: May 15, 2013

 

 

Florida

Representative Lake RaySponsor: Representative Lake Ray
Bill: HB 579
Summary: Taxes natural gas by the gallon equivalent, provides a five year fuel tax holiday for natural gas and a vehicle incentive program
Enacted: May 3, 2013

Georgia

Representative Ben HarbinSponsor: Representative Ben Harbin
Bill: HB 371
Summary: Taxes LNG by the DGE
Enacted: March 28, 2013

 

 

New Hampshire

Representative Candace BouchardSponsor: Senator Candace Bouchard
Bill: HB 1142
Summary: Taxes natural gas by the gallon equivalent
Enacted: July 28, 2014

 

Ohio

Representative Peter StautbergSponsor: Representative Peter Stautberg
Bill: Amended HB 59
Summary: Taxes LNG by the DGE
Enacted: July 1, 2013

 

Texas

Representative Harvey HilderbranSponsor: Rep. Harvey Hilderbran
Bill: HB 2148
Summary: Taxes natural gas by the gallon equivalent
Enacted: June 14, 2013

 

 

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