New Hampshire Bill to Implement Road User Fee to be Considered on January 19, 2016


DON’T DELAY!  Please request opposition for H.B. 1602 immediately from the New Hampshire House Public Works and Highway Committee (Full List Below) by emailing now:

You may use the following points in your message:

  • H.B. 1602 would impose its harshest penalties on those vehicles that have the highest miles per gallon rating.  
  • H.B. 1602 would impose a maximum tax of $149.85.
  • H.B. 1602 penalizes national efforts to create a more fuel efficient vehicle fleet.  As gas tax revenues decrease due to hybrid and electric vehicle ownership, states are looking for new sources of funding for pet projects

Overview: Legislation (H.B. 1602) to establish a road usage fee for motor vehicles registered to travel on state roads will be considered by the House Public Works and Highway Committee on January 19, 2016.  Under the bill, the fee would be based on the equivalent miles per gallon of the vehicle and collected at the time of annual registration of the vehicle.    



New Hampshire House Public Works and Highways Committee

Representative Gene Chandler

Representative Mark McConkey    

Representative Edmond Gionet      

Representative Franklin Tilton

Representative Walter Kolodziej

Representative William Friel

Representative David Milz 

Representative Bill Kuch     

Representative David Pierce

Representative John Cloutier

Representative Virginia Irwin

Representative Karen Ebel

Representative Patricia Higgins

Representative Martin Jack

Representative Wendy Piper

Representative Mario Ratzki

Representative Carl Seidel 

Representative Erin Hennessey

Representative Dale Sprague