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Our database captures state and federal laws and incentives related to alternative fuels and vehicles, air quality, fuel efficiency, and other transportation-related topics. State-level information is updated annually after each state's legislative session ends. To access state information, select a state from the map below. Federal information is updated after enacted legislation is signed into law. Select the Federal Incentives and Laws link below for the latest federal-level information.

Read a brief summary of the provisions of the Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008 that was part of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act. These provisions pertain to alternative fuels and vehicles.

The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-140) was signed into law on December 19, 2007. This broad-reaching policy contains many provisions to increase energy efficiency and the availability of renewable energy. For the complete text, download The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (PDF 895 KB). Download Adobe Reader

Selected summaries from federal legislation related to alternative fuels and advanced transportation technologies are also available, view select summaries.

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Please note: The information in these pages provides an overview of incentives and laws, but should not be used as the only source of information when making vehicle purchase decisions, tax decisions, or other binding agreements. Please refer to the federal and state contacts included in these pages to verify that these laws and incentives are still applicable.