SALT Report 2356 – On April 4, 2013 the Kentucky Governor signed Legislation that amends the exemption for clean and alternative transportation fuels. House Bill 212 provides that the excise tax on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will not be collected when the LPG is used in motor vehicles that will be driven on public highways. The motor vehicles using the LPG must be equipped with carburetion systems that are approved by the Energy and Environment Cabinet or, a equipped with a fuel system that meets the federal vehicle safety standards contained in 49 C.F.R. pt. 571.
Additionally, KRS Chapter 152 has been amended to include compressed liquefied natural gas in the definition of “alternative transportation fuels.”
The provisions in House Bill 212 are effective June 25, 2013.
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