2017 ORS 469B.344¹
Limitation on amount of potential tax credits for transportation projects

(1)(a) The total amount of potential tax credits for all transportation projects in this state may not, at the time of preliminary certification under ORS 469B.329 (Submissions for preliminary certification), exceed $20 million for any biennium.

(b) For each tax year, the Director of the State Department of Energy may allocate a percentage of the amount allowed in paragraph (a) of this subsection to alternative fuel vehicle projects and a percentage to transit services.

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 315.336 (Transportation projects), in the event that the director receives applications for preliminary certification with a total amount of potential tax credits in excess of the limits set by the director pursuant to subsection (1)(b) of this section, the director shall allocate the issuance of preliminary certifications among applicants as follows:

(a) If an excess of applications for credits for transit services is received, the director shall allocate the issuance of preliminary certifications among applicants for credits for transit services and proportionately reduce the amount of allowed credit, with no applicant receiving more than 20 percent of the amount established under subsection (1)(b) of this section for transit services.

(b) The director may allocate the issuance of preliminary certifications among applicants for credits for alternative fuel vehicle projects and may award credits for less than the amount otherwise allowed applicants.

(c) If, after making any reductions required under paragraph (a) of this subsection, an unallocated amount remains, the director shall allocate this additional amount among applicants affected by the percentage restriction in paragraph (a) of this subsection. [2011 c.730 §64; 2012 c.45 §10; 2013 c.774 §15]

(formerly 469.190 to 469.225)

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 392 (1979)

(formerly 469.160 to 469.180)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Installa­tion date of alternative energy devices, Depart­ment of Energy rule pro­vi­sions and tax credit limita­tions, (1977) Vol 38, p 1198; credit from utility to customer feeding excess electrical power from residential alternative energy device back into utility’s distribu­tion system, (1977) Vol 38, p 1475

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 469B—Energy Tax Credits; Grants, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors469B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 469B, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano469B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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