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2010 House Bill 6435: Authorize “plug in” electric car charging station tax break
  1. Introduced by Rep. Ed Clemente (D) on September 9, 2010, to authorize a $20,000 business tax break for gas station owners who install charging points for “plug in” electric cars. The bill amends a 2008 law that also authorizes $20,000 tax breaks for installing “E-85” ethanol pumps.
    • Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on September 9, 2010.
      • Reported in the House on September 21, 2010, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on November 9, 2010, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises various details, but does not change its substance. This version was subsequently superseded by another substitute with more changes. The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on November 9, 2010.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Ed Clemente (D) on November 9, 2010, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 9, 2010.
  2. Passed 65 to 39 in the House on November 9, 2010.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on November 10, 2010.
    • Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on November 10, 2010.

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