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house Bill H.R. 1606

New Automobile Voucher Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Consumer Protection and Commerce
      Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Highways and Transit
    IntroducedMarch 19th, 2009

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New Automobile Voucher Act of 2009

Official Title

To establish a new automobile voucher program.


New Automobile Voucher Act of 2009 - Establishes in the Department of the Treasury the New Automobile Voucher Program. Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1) authorize the issuance of a redeemable voucher to a dealer for each person or eligible fleet operator who purchases an eligible new automobile; (2) allow a dealer to participate in the program if it agrees to apply such voucher toward the purchase of an eligible new automobile and complies with all applicable requirements; (3) establish a Web-based system to process vouchers; and (4) make payments to dealers who apply vouchers for such purchases. Defines "eligible new automobile" as a new automobile whose purchase price is less than $50,000. Sets forth civil penalties for violations of this Act.

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