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CS/CS/HB 579: Natural Gas Motor Fuel

GENERAL BILL by Regulatory Affairs Committee ; Energy and Utilities Subcommittee ; Ray ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Baxley ; Boyd ; Dudley ; Hood ; McBurney ; Raburn ; Rodrigues, R. ; Santiago ; Smith ; Stone ; Van Zant

Natural Gas Motor Fuel; Deletes definitions for terms "alternative fuel" & "natural gasoline"; repeals provisions relating to annual decal fee program for motor vehicles powered by alternative fuels; repeals provisions relating to requirements for alternative fuel retailer licenses; provides directive to Division of Law Revision & Information; establishes requirements for natural gas fuel retailer licenses; provides penalties for certain licensure violations; provides calculations for motor fuel equivalent gallon; provides for levy of natural gas fuel tax; authorizes DOR to adopt rules; establishes requirements for monthly reports of natural gas fuel retailers; provides that reports are made under penalties of perjury; allows natural gas fuel retailers to seek deduction of tax levied under specified conditions; provides exemptions & refunds from natural gas fuel tax; expands use of local government infrastructure surtax to include installation of systems for natural gas fuel; provides exemption from taxes for natural gas fuel; directs OPPAGA to complete report reviewing taxation of natural gas fuel; requires submission of report to Legislature by specified date; creates natural gas fuel fleet vehicle rebate program within DOACS; requires department to publish on its website availability of rebate funds; requires department to submit annual assessment to Governor, Legislature, & OPPAGA by specified date, etc. APPROPRIATION: $30,000,000.00

Effective Date: 1/1/2014
Last Action: 6/17/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-198, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 406 (Ch. 2013-42)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/31/2013 House • Filed
    2/12/2013 House • Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 64
    3/1/2013 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 03/05/13, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
    3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 64
    • CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 215
    3/8/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
    3/11/2013 House • CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 209
    3/12/2013 House • Now in Finance and Tax Subcommittee -HJ 226
    • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Subcommittee, 03/14/13, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
    3/14/2013 House • Favorable by Finance and Tax Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 257
    • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 257
    3/18/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/20/13, 4:00 pm, Webster Hall
    3/20/2013 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 307
    3/21/2013 House • Now in Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 307
    4/2/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 04/04/13, 10:30 am, 404 HOB --Not considered
    4/5/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 04/09/13, 10:30 am, 404 HOB
    4/9/2013 House • CS/CS by- Regulatory Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 611
    4/12/2013 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 610
    • CS/CS by Regulatory Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 607
    4/15/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/13
    4/17/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 654
    • Read 3rd time -HJ 655
    • CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 655
    4/18/2013 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 503
    4/23/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 503
    4/29/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 769
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 769
    • Substituted for CS/CS/SB 560 -SJ 769
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 769
    • Amendment(s) adopted (519430) -SJ 769
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/30/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 804
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 805
    4/30/2013 House • In returning messages
    5/2/2013 House • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (152202) -HJ 1106, 1111
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 2 -HJ 1111
    • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1111
    6/10/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/14/2013 • Approved by Governor
    6/17/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-198, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 406 (Ch. 2013-42)

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  • CS/CS/HB 579, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 5/2/2013 at 4:35 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 560 (c2) Natural Gas Motor Fuel Simpson Similar Last Action: 4/29/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 579 (Ch. 2013-198), CS/SB 406 (Ch. 2013-42) -SJ 769
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 406 (er) Economic Development Gardiner Compare Last Action: 5/20/2013 Chapter No. 2013-42, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 579 (Ch. 2013-198), HB 4013 (Ch. 2013-96), CS/CS/HB 7007 (Ch. 2013-39), SB 1500 (Ch. 2013-40)
    Location: Became Law

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    206.86 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf)
    206.87 Levy of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.877 Motor vehicles fueled by liquefied petroleum gas or compressed natural gas; payment of annual decal fees in lieu of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.879 State and local alternative fuel user fee clearing trust funds; distribution. Page 14 (pdf)
    206.89 Licenses; necessity; prerequisites; issuance; nonassignability. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.91 Tax reports; computation and payment of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.9951 Page 7 (pdf)
    206.9952 Page 8 (pdf)
    206.9955 Page 9 (pdf)
    206.996 Page 11 (pdf)
    206.9965 Page 13 (pdf)
    206.997 Page 14 (pdf)
    206.998 Page 15 (pdf)
    212.055 Discretionary sales surtaxes; legislative intent; authorization and use of proceeds. Page 16 (pdf)
    212.08 Sales, rental, use, consumption, distribution, and storage tax; specified exemptions. Page 20 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 579, Engrossed 1 Posted 5/2/2013 at 2:33 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 560 (c2) Natural Gas Motor Fuel Simpson Similar Last Action: 4/29/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 579 (Ch. 2013-198), CS/SB 406 (Ch. 2013-42) -SJ 769
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 406 (er) Economic Development Gardiner Compare Last Action: 5/20/2013 Chapter No. 2013-42, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 579 (Ch. 2013-198), HB 4013 (Ch. 2013-96), CS/CS/HB 7007 (Ch. 2013-39), SB 1500 (Ch. 2013-40)
    Location: Became Law

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    206.86 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf)
    206.87 Levy of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.877 Motor vehicles fueled by liquefied petroleum gas or compressed natural gas; payment of annual decal fees in lieu of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.879 State and local alternative fuel user fee clearing trust funds; distribution. Page 14 (pdf)
    206.89 Licenses; necessity; prerequisites; issuance; nonassignability. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.91 Tax reports; computation and payment of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.9951 Page 7 (pdf)
    206.9952 Page 8 (pdf)
    206.9955 Page 9 (pdf)
    206.996 Page 11 (pdf)
    206.9965 Page 13 (pdf)
    206.997 Page 14 (pdf)
    206.998 Page 15 (pdf)
    212.055 Discretionary sales surtaxes; legislative intent; authorization and use of proceeds. Page 16 (pdf)
    212.08 Sales, rental, use, consumption, distribution, and storage tax; specified exemptions. Page 20 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 579, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 4/12/2013 at 4:16 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 560 (c2) Natural Gas Motor Fuel Simpson Similar Last Action: 4/29/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 579 (Ch. 2013-198), CS/SB 406 (Ch. 2013-42) -SJ 769
    Location: Laid on Table

    Floor Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    519430 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Simpson 4/29/2013
    1:16 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    4/30/2013
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 631288 - Amendment to Amendment (519430)
    Delete lines 658 - 665 and insert:
    Negron 4/29/2013
    2:59 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    4/30/2013
    Web Page
    PDF
    152202 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Simpson 4/30/2013
    1:46 PM
    House: Concur
    5/2/2013
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (3)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/17/2013 7:27 PM House 117 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/30/2013 11:57 AM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays
    5/2/2013 12:00 PM House 116 Yeas - 2 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    206.86 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    206.87 Levy of tax. Page 4 (pdf)
    206.877 Motor vehicles fueled by liquefied petroleum gas or compressed natural gas; payment of annual decal fees in lieu of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.879 State and local alternative fuel user fee clearing trust funds; distribution. Page 13 (pdf)
    206.89 Licenses; necessity; prerequisites; issuance; nonassignability. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.91 Tax reports; computation and payment of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.9951 Page 6 (pdf)
    206.9952 Page 7 (pdf)
    206.9955 Page 9 (pdf)
    206.996 Page 11 (pdf)
    206.9965 Page 12 (pdf)
    206.997 Page 13 (pdf)
    206.998 Page 15 (pdf)
    212.055 Discretionary sales surtaxes; legislative intent; authorization and use of proceeds. Page 16 (pdf)
    212.08 Sales, rental, use, consumption, distribution, and storage tax; specified exemptions. Page 19 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 579, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/8/2013 at 6:00 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Energy and Utilities Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 7/10/2013 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/14/2013 (pdf)
    Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/21/2013 (pdf)
    Regulatory Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/12/2013 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 560 (c1) Natural Gas Motor Fuel Simpson Similar Last Action: 4/29/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 579 (Ch. 2013-198), CS/SB 406 (Ch. 2013-42) -SJ 769
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 1132 (c1) Department of Transportation Brandes Compare Last Action: 4/30/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 85 (Ch. 2013-223), CS/CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2013-160) -SJ 839
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    189201 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Ray 4/8/2013
    7:31 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    4/9/2013
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    206.86 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf), Page 15 (pdf)
    206.87 Levy of tax. Page 4 (pdf)
    206.877 Motor vehicles fueled by liquefied petroleum gas or compressed natural gas; payment of annual decal fees in lieu of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.879 State and local alternative fuel user fee clearing trust funds; distribution. Page 13 (pdf)
    206.89 Licenses; necessity; prerequisites; issuance; nonassignability. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.91 Tax reports; computation and payment of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.9951 Page 6 (pdf)
    206.9952 Page 7 (pdf)
    206.9955 Page 9 (pdf)
    206.996 Page 10 (pdf)
    206.9965 Page 12 (pdf)
    206.997 Page 13 (pdf)
    206.998 Page 14 (pdf)
    212.055 Discretionary sales surtaxes; legislative intent; authorization and use of proceeds. Page 15 (pdf)
    212.08 Sales, rental, use, consumption, distribution, and storage tax; specified exemptions. Page 19 (pdf)

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  • HB 579, Original Filed Version Posted 1/31/2013 at 5:02 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 560 (c1) Natural Gas Motor Fuel Simpson Similar Last Action: 4/29/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 579 (Ch. 2013-198), CS/SB 406 (Ch. 2013-42) -SJ 769
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    206.86 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    206.87 Levy of tax. Page 4 (pdf)
    206.877 Motor vehicles fueled by liquefied petroleum gas or compressed natural gas; payment of annual decal fees in lieu of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.879 State and local alternative fuel user fee clearing trust funds; distribution. Page 13 (pdf)
    206.89 Licenses; necessity; prerequisites; issuance; nonassignability. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.91 Tax reports; computation and payment of tax. Page 5 (pdf)
    206.9951 Page 6 (pdf)
    206.9952 Page 7 (pdf)
    206.9955 Page 8 (pdf)
    206.996 Page 10 (pdf)
    206.9965 Page 12 (pdf)
    206.997 Page 13 (pdf)
    206.9975 Page 14 (pdf)
    206.998 Page 15 (pdf)
    212.055 Discretionary sales surtaxes; legislative intent; authorization and use of proceeds. Page 16 (pdf)

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