An Act to amend the Alternative Fuels Act and the Excise Tax Act

This bill was last introduced in the 39th Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in September 2008.

This bill was previously introduced in the 39th Parliament, 1st Session.

Sponsor

Mario Silva  Liberal

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Not active, as of May 30, 2006
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

The purpose of this enactment is to promote the use of motor vehicles powered by engines capable of operating on alternative fuels. The enactment increases the percentage of vehicles acquired by the federal government with engines capable of operating on alternative fuels to ten per cent of the fleet by 2009. It also encourages persons to purchase or convert to such vehicles by creating rebates on the goods and services tax paid by those persons.

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Alternative Fuels Act
Routine Proceedings

May 30th, 2006 / 10:15 a.m.
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Liberal

Mario Silva Davenport, ON

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-314, An Act to amend the Alternative Fuels Act and the Excise Tax Act.

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise before the House and table my private member's bill, an act to amend the Alternative Fuels Act and the Excise Tax Act.

The purpose of this bill is to promote the use of motor vehicles powered by engines capable of operating on alternative fuels. This bill would increase the percentage of vehicles acquired by the federal government with engines capable of operating on alternative fuels from 4% to 10% of the fleet by 2009. It would also encourage people to purchase or convert to such vehicles by creating rebates on the goods and services tax paid by those people.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)