Senator Adam Ebbin and I started an effort to repeal this tax which resulted in over 7,300 Virginians signing a petition urging the veto of the tax. Governor McDonnell eventually reduced it to $64.
I wrote about it here:
Today, Senator Ebbin and I introduced legislation to repeal the tax. Our press release is below.
*****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*****
November 18, 2013
Contact: Senator Ebbin – Sam Bosch571.384.8957
Contact: Delegate Surovell - Megan Howard
DELEGATE SCOTT SUROVELL AND SENATOR ADAM EBBIN INTRODUCE BILLS TO REPEAL VIRGINIA TAX ON HYBRID VEHICLES
Legislators say tax on technology punishes drivers who choose to do the right thing
November 18, 2013. Senator Adam P. Ebbin (D-Alexandria) and Delegate Scott A. Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) filed legislation on Monday to repeal the recently enacted $64 per year tax on hybrid vehicles. The bill are numbered House Bill 4 and the Senate Bill number is pending.