WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted fifty one-48 for a non-binding amendment to President Joe Biden’s $three.5 trillion spending plan resolution aimed at limiting who can get a tax crack for purchasing an electric powered motor vehicle or truck and which vehicles qualify — possibly shaping the coming debate as Democrats get ready to grow the tax credit history.

Republican Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska proposed prohibiting individuals creating far more than $a hundred,000 a calendar year from proclaiming EV tax credits and to conclusion tax credits for EVs that value far more than $40,000 — ranges that would exclude a lot of of the EVs on the current market or prepared to come to the current market in the up coming few several years, together with individuals promoted by President Joe Biden a short while ago at the White Home.

Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan argued vociferously versus the amendment, contacting it “anti-pickup truck.” But a few Democrats voted for it — Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Mark Kelly of Arizona and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona.

A person Republican opposed the amendment — Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, a state that contains plants creating EVs and batteries.