H.R.1967 - Gas Price Spike Act of 2001 107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] (Introduced 05/23/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||05/24/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.|
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Summary: H.R.1967 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Gas Price Spike Act of 2001 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on the sale of any crude oil, natural gas, or products thereof a tax equal to the applicable percentage of the windfall profit on such sale. Defines "applicable percentage."
Introduced in House (05/23/2001)
Establishes a credit for the purchase of U.S.- made fuel efficient passenger vehicles.
Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to the operator of a mass transit system to assist the operator in reducing fares paid by passengers using the system which shall be paid for by revenues from the windfall profits tax.
Establishes an independent board to be known as the Reasonable Profits Board to make reasonable profit determinations with respect to the windfall profit tax.