Legislative Activity

Utah - 2017

HB 29 - Energy Efficient Vehicle Tax Credit Amendments

Sponsored by Representative Handy

Bill Summary

HB 29 would allow a tax credit of $1,500 for the purchase of a qualifying "long-range" electric vehicle (EVs with batter capacity of 10 kwh or more) and $1,000 for qualifying "short-range" electric vehicles (EVs with battery capacity of less than 10 kwh); would extend the tax credit through 2021; and would create an option for the tax credit to function as an up-front rebate (by allowing the vehicle buyer to assign the tax credit to the dealer/dealer's financing entity).

SWEEP supports this bill

Bill Activity

  • 1/26/2017: Introduced in the House; referred to Revenue & Taxation Committee
  • 1/31/2017: Revenue & Taxation Committee introduced substitute
  • 2/28/2017: Bill failed on House vote of 37-38-0