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File #: 211924    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Placed On File
File created: 4/4/2022 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 7/12/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution directing the Department of Administration-Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek introduction and passage of State legislation temporarily suspending the State’s excise tax on motor vehicle fuel.
Sponsors: ALD. RAINEY, ALD. COGGS, ALD. STAMPER, ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. DODD, ALD. DIMITRIJEVIC
Indexes: MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE LEGISLATION, TAXATION
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/12/20220 COMMON COUNCIL PLACED ON FILEPass11:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
7/5/20220 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/1/20220 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TOPass13:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/10/20220 COMMON COUNCIL HELD IN COUNCILPass11:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20220 COMMON COUNCIL HELD IN COUNCIL

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs requested to hold the file.
Pass13:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/4/20220 COMMON COUNCIL HELD IN COUNCILPass12:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
Immediate Adoption
Number
211924
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. RAINEY, COGGS, STAMPER, HAMILTON, DODD, AND DIMITRIJEVIC

Title
Resolution directing the Department of Administration-Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek introduction and passage of State legislation temporarily suspending the State’s excise tax on motor vehicle fuel.
Analysis
This resolution directs the Department of Administration-Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek introduction and passage of State legislation temporarily suspending the State’s excise tax on motor vehicle fuel.

Body
Whereas, The State of Wisconsin currently levies an excise tax of $0.309 per gallon of motor vehicle fuel based on terminal receipts and imports of motor vehicle fuel into the state; and

Whereas, The cost of this excise tax is passed on directly to retail motor vehicle fuel buyers in terms of higher prices at the retail pump; and

Whereas, Recent retail price increases for motor vehicle fuel significantly burden Milwaukee residents, especially the economically disadvantaged who are least able to absorb the additional cost; and

Whereas, High motor vehicle fuel prices increase inflationary pressure in the economy and impede economic growth; and

Whereas, A temporary suspension of the Wisconsin’s motor vehicle fuel excise tax would provide relief for residents struggling to recover from the COVID pandemic and help stimulate economic growth; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Department of Administration-Intergovernmental Relations Division is directed to seek introduction and passage of State legislation temporarily suspending the State’s excise tax on motor vehicle fuel; and, be it

Further Resolved, That Common Council Resolution File Number 200668 is amended by inserting the following item in the document attached to the file and identified as “2020-2021 Leg. Package - Detailed Proposals”:

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