S.1285 - Hybrid and Electric Trucks and Infrastructure Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kohl, Herb [D-WI] (Introduced 06/28/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||06/28/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1285 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/28/2011)
Hybrid and Electric Trucks and Infrastructure Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase and extend through 2015 the tax credit for new qualified hybrid motor vehicles; (2) allow such credit for certain fuel-efficient heavy trucks and heavy electric vehicles; (3) extend through 2014 the tax credit for alternative fuel vehicle refueling property expenditures; (4) expand the definition of refueling property for electric motor vehicles to include panel upgrades, wiring, conduit, trenching, pedestals, and related equipment; and (5) allow a new tax credit, through 2014, for 50% of the cost, up to $3,500, for electric idling reduction devices installed on heavy-duty diesel powered on-highway vehicles.
Directs the Secretary of Energy to publish standards for certifying idling reduction devices.