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CHENAULT INTRO’S OIL EXPORT SURCHARGE LEGISLATION
HB 209 filed in response to Washington State fuel tax legislation
Monday, March 30, 2009, Juneau, Alaska – House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, today filed legislation to counter-act a bill floated by Washington State’s Legislature that targets Alaska’s motor fuel imports from their state. House Bill (HB) 209 would levy a $15.70 surcharge per barrel of oil produced in Alaska that is delivered to a state that taxes Alaska for refined fuels.