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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJuly 29th, 2009

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Title

Idling Reduction Tax Credit Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for the purchase of idling reduction systems for diesel-powered on-highway vehicles.

Summary

Idling Reduction Tax Credit Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a business tax credit for 50% of the cost of a qualified idling reduction device, up to $3,000. Defines "qualified idling reduction device" as any device that is: (1) used for highway transportation in combination with a trailer or semi-trailer to provide services that would otherwise require the operation of the main drive engine while the vehicle is temporarily parked or stationary; and (2) determined by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce long-duration idling.

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