PA Clean Transportation Infrastructure Bill To Be Considered By House Committee March 12
The House Transportation Committee is scheduled to meet on March 12 to consider House Bill 1446 (Quinn-R-Bucks) encouraging infrastructure for electric and natural gas fueled vehicles (sponsor summary).
Under House Bill 1446, Pennsylvania will:
-- Establish a state goal of expanding our electric transportation usage by at least 50 percent over baseline forecasts by 2030;
-- Direct the development of regional transportation plans so that Pennsylvanians will be able to live, work and play while going electric;
-- Require electric utilities to submit infrastructure investment proposals based on the regional frameworks that help cost-effectively build out backbone charging infrastructure that meets their local needs;
-- Complete statewide interstate and Turnpike fast electric and natural gas refueling networks; and
-- Assess opportunities to increase the deployment of natural gas vehicles to support fleets and other high-value uses.
The meeting will be held in Room 205 Ryan Building starting at Noon. Committee meetings are typically webcast through the House Republican website.
Rep. John Taylor (R-Philadelphia) serves as Majority Chair of the Committee and can be contacted by sending email to: email@example.com. Rep. William Keller (D-Philadelphia) serves as Minority Chair and can be contacted by sending email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
[Posted: March 7, 2018]
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