Size and Weight
Increases the maximum gross vehicle weight for electric and natural gas semi-trucks to 82,000 pounds.
Increases the maximum gross vehicle weight for electric semi-trucks to 82,000 pounds. Allows electric and natural gas semi-trucks to exceed the current overall gross weight limit for comparable conventional fuel vehicles by up to 2,000 pounds.
In the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019, Congress increased the federal overall gross weight limit for electric and natural gas vehicles on the Interstate Highway System to 82,000 pounds. The bill will establish electric semi-truck weight provisions that align with current federal law.
03/16/2023 Read first time. Referred to Senate Committee on Transportation.
03/29/2023 Considered in public hearing. Left pending in committee.
04/05/2023 Considered in public hearing. Reported favorably by Committee.
04/13/2023 Read second time in Senate.
04/13/2023 Read third time. Passed Senate.
04/17/2023 Read first time in House.
04/17/2023 Referred to House Committee on Transportation.
05/01/2023 Considered in formal meeting. Reported favorably.
05/05/2023 Committee report sent to Senate Calendars.
05/15/2023 Considered in House Calendars.
05/17/2023 Read second time in House.
05/18/2023 Read 3rd time. Passed House. House passage reported. Reported enrolled. Signed in the Senate.
05/19/2023 Signed in the House. Sent to the Governor.
06/02/2023 Signed by the Governor.