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(a) Not later than 180 days after March 14, 1995, the Mayor, where feasible, shall submit to the Council proposed legislation, regulations, or a combination thereof, that provides for financial and operational incentives for the commercial fleet use of alternative fuels.
(b) Where feasible, as determined by the Mayor, the proposal shall include the following:
(1) Income tax credits for alternative fuels vehicles and certain fueling property that:
(A) Are based on § 179A of the United States Internal Revenue Code; and
(B) Are comparable to similar credits allowed by 1 or more states adjacent to the District;
(2) A motor fuel tax exception for alternative fuel vehicles that is comparable to similar credits allowed by 1 or more states adjacent to the District;
(3) Preferential parking or loading use on District owned parking lots and curbside parking spaces (to be known as “green curb parking and loading areas”) for covered fleet using alternative fuels;
(4) Requirements that the District purchase qualified second market vehicles to help establish a long term viable market for alternative fuel vehicles; and
(5) The creation of a fund by the District to ensure competitive resale values of used alternative fuel vehicles, the funds for which would derive from gifts and other contributions.
(c) The incentives shall be structured and administered so as to qualify for recognition by the EPA for air quality standards attainment purposes.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - District of Columbia Code Division VIII. General Laws. § 50-715. Financial and operational incentives for use of alternative fuels. - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/dc/division-viii-general-laws/dc-code-sect-50-715/
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