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house Bill H.R. 5705

Electric Vehicle Advancement Act of 2010

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      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJuly 1st, 2010

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Electric Vehicle Advancement Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the credit amount for 2- and 3-wheeled electric highway vehicles, and for other purposes.


Electric Vehicle Advancement Act of 2010 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for plug-in electric vehicles, to allow an increased tax credit for the purchase of qualified electric vehicles which are a 2- or 3-wheeled vehicles. Defines "2- or 3-wheeled vehicle" to include a vehicle: (1) with motive power having a seat, seats, or saddle for the use of the rider or riders and designed to travel on not more than 3 wheels in contact with the ground; (2) that has an electric motor that produces in excess of 5-brake horsepower; (3) that draws propulsion from 1 or more traction batteries; and (4) that has been certified to the Department of Transportation. Limits the number of such vehicles eligible for the credit based upon a phaseout period effective after the first 100,000 of such vehicles are manufactured.

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