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2012 House Bill 5476: Pay part of motorists’ gas expense
  1. Introduced by Rep. George T. Darany (D) on March 13, 2012, to give individuals with annual incomes below $50,000 a per-vehicle fuel subsidy of $100, payable in the form of a “refundable” state income tax credit. A $75 per vehicle subsidy could be claimed by those with incomes between $50,000 and $75,000, and a $50 per vehicle subsidy for incomes between $75,000 and $100,000. The bill does not specify which government spending would be cut or taxes raised to provide these subsidies.
    • Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on March 13, 2012.

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