SEMA eNews Vol. 19, No. 18, May 5, 2016

California Bill to Increase Transportation Fees and Taxes Approved by Senate Committee

By SEMA Washington, D.C., Staff

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The Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Development Committee approved legislation that would, among other things, raise the gas tax by $0.12 per gallon, increase by $35 the annual vehicle registration fee, add a new $100 annual vehicle registration fee for zero-emission motor vehicles and impose a new $35 annual road access charge on each vehicle.
   

Legislation that would, among other things, raise the gas tax by $0.12 per gallon, increase by $35 the annual vehicle registration fee, add a new $100 annual vehicle registration fee for zero-emissions motor vehicles and impose a new $35 annual road access charge on each vehicle was approved by the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Development Committee. The additional funds raised by the bill would be used to address deferred maintenance on the state highways and local streets and roads. The bill has now been referred to the Appropriations Committee. 

For more information, visit the SEMA Action Network website. For details, contact Steve McDonald at stevem@sema.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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