assembly Bill A8879

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Exempts new electric vehicles, clean fuel vehicles and vehicles that meet the clean vehicle standards from first year of registration fees

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 06, 2010 referred to transportation
Jun 12, 2009 referred to transportation

A8879 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§107-a, 114-e & 159-a, amd §401, V & T L

A8879 - Summary

Exempts new electric vehicles, clean fuel vehicles and vehicles that meet the clean vehicle standards from the first year of registration fees.

A8879 - Sponsor Memo

A8879 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8879

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 12, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CRESPO -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to exempting
  new electric vehicles, clean fuel vehicles and vehicles that meet  the
  clean  vehicle standards from the fees for the first year of registra-
  tion of such vehicles; and providing for the repeal of such provisions
  upon expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding three new
sections 107-a, 114-e and 159-a to read as follows:
  S 107-A.  CLEAN FUEL VEHICLE. EVERY MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH  QUALIFIES  AS
CLEAN-FUEL  VEHICLE  PROPERTY  PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (C) OF SECTION ONE
HUNDRED SEVENTY-NINE-A OF THE FEDERAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
  S 114-E. ELECTRIC VEHICLE. EVERY MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH  IS  A  QUALIFIED
ELECTRIC  VEHICLE  PURSUANT  TO  SUBSECTION (C) OF SECTION THIRTY OF THE
FEDERAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
  S 159-A. VEHICLE THAT MEETS THE CLEAN VEHICLE STANDARDS.  EVERY  MOTOR
VEHICLE  WHICH (A) IS CERTIFIED, AS PROVIDED FOR UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF
THE FEDERAL CLEAN AIR ACT (42 U.S.C. SECTION 7401 ET SEQ.,  AS  AMENDED)
AS MEETING EXHAUST EMISSION STANDARDS FOR SUPER-ULTRA-LOW EMISSION VEHI-
CLES WHICH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA HAS ADOPTED (CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGU-
LATIONS,  TITLE  13)  AND  IS PERMITTED TO ADOPT UNDER 42 U.S.C. SECTION
7543, AND WHICH OTHER STATES ARE PERMITTED  TO  ADOPT  UNDER  42  U.S.C.
SECTION  7503,  AND  (B)  HAS A FUEL EFFICIENCY THAT IS AT LEAST ONE AND
ONE-HALF TIMES THE AVERAGE FUEL EFFICIENCY FOR VEHICLES  IN  ITS  WEIGHT
CLASS.
  S  2.  Subdivision  6 of section 401 of the vehicle and traffic law is
amended by adding a new paragraph c-1 to read as follows:
  C-1. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION AND SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF  THIS
SECTION WITH RESPECT TO THE PAYMENT OF REGISTRATION FEES SHALL NOT APPLY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03917-01-9

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