Expedited Bill No.
Taxes - Excise Tax
Carbon Dioxide Emissions
April 27. 2010
May 29, 2010
Laws of Mont. Co.
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Councilmembers Berliner, Leventhal, EIrich, Andrews and Trachtenberg
AN EXPEDITED ACT
establish a reliable funding source for greenhouse gas reduction programs in the
form of an excise tax on major emitters of carbon dioxide;
set the rate of the tax and authorize the County Council to increase or decrease the
rate each year by resolution;
defme certain terms, and authorize the County Executive to issue certain regulations;
provide for collection of the tax and payment of interest and penalties, set the
effective date of the tax, and apply certain provisions oflaw to this tax;
require part of the revenue from this tax to be used for certain greenhouse gas
reduction programs; and
generally amend the County laws governing excise taxation.
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 52, Taxation
Article XIII, Excise Tax on Major Emitters of Carbon Dioxide
Sections 52-95 through [[52-99]]
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act: