Senate panel signs off on electric vehicle fees

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The Kansas Senate is moving toward leveling the playing field for electric and hybrid vehicles when it comes to paying their fair share for road work.

The Senate Transportation Committee on Tuesday advanced a bill that would impose a $100 registration fee for electric vehicles and a $50 fee for hybrid vehicles.

The new fees would include the existing registration fee, which now is either $30 or $40 depending on the vehicle's weight.

The committee lowered the fees from the original bill, which called for a $150 fee on electric vehicles and a $75 fee on hybrid vehicles.

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