Maryland Bill to Prohibit Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax to be Considered on February 15, 2017

DON’T DELAY!  Please voice your Support to S.B. 284 immediately from All Members of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee by emailing now:

You may use the following points in your message:

  • S.B. 284 would prohibit the state or a local jurisdiction from imposing a vehicle–miles–traveled tax or certain other similar fees, tolls, or taxes.      
     
  • S.B. 284 would prohibit the state or a local jurisdiction from requiring the installation of a device in or on a privately owned vehicle to facilitate the reporting of vehicle miles traveled.
     
  • S.B. 284 recognizes that in addition to creating privacy concerns, vehicle miles traveled taxes could penalize national efforts to create a more fuel efficient vehicle fleet.  As gas tax revenues decrease due to hybrid and electric vehicle ownership, states are looking for new sources of funding for pet projects.   

Overview: Legislation (S.B. 284) to prohibit the state or a local jurisdiction from imposing a vehicle miles traveled tax or other similar fees, tolls, or taxes will be considered by the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.


 

 

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