Substitute House Bill No. 6908
Special Act No. 05-6
AN ACT CONCERNING A CONNECTICUT CLEAN CAR INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
Section 1. (Effective from passage) (a) The Commissioner of Environmental Protection, in consultation with the chairpersons and ranking members of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the environment, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Governor's Steering Committee on Climate Change, representatives from the state's business community, representatives from environmental organizations, representatives of public health interests, and representatives from the automotive industry, shall develop a plan for the implementation of a decrease of the sales tax by not more than three per cent for new motor vehicles that have low emissions of greenhouse gases, as defined in section 22a-200 of the general statutes, and an increase of the sales tax by not more than three per cent for new motor vehicles that have high emissions of such gases.
(b) Not later than January 1, 2006, the commissioner shall submit the plan to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the environment, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes.
Approved June 24, 2005