California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 904


Introduced by Assembly Member Perea

February 26, 2015


An act to add Section 44274.9 to the Health and Safety Code, relating to vehicular air pollution.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 904, as introduced, Perea. Air Quality Improvement Program: Clean Reused Vehicle Rebate Project.

Existing law establishes the Air Quality Improvement Program that is administered by the State Air Resources Board for the purposes of funding projects related to, among other things, reduction of criteria air pollutants and improvement of air quality. Pursuant to its existing statutory authority, the state board has established the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project, as a part of the Air Quality Improvement Program, to promote the production and use of zero-emission vehicles by providing rebates for the purchase of new zero-emission vehicles.

This bill would require the state board to establish the Clean Reused Vehicle Rebate Project, as a part of the Air Quality Improvement Program, to provide rebates for the purchase of eligible used vehicles.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1.  

Section 44274.9 is added to the Health and Safety
2Code
, to read:

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44274.9.  

(a) The state board shall establish, as a part of the
2Air Quality Improvement Program, the Clean Reused Vehicle
3Rebate Project to provide rebates for the purchase of eligible used
4vehicles.

5(b) For purposes of this section, the following terms mean the
6following:

7(1) “Eligible used vehicles” only includes the same categories
8of vehicles that are eligible for a rebate under the Clean Vehicle
9Rebate Project.

10(2) “Used vehicles” have the same meaning as set forth in
11Section 665 of the Vehicle Code.



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