as amended, Calderon. Vehicular air pollution:
begin delete advanced-technology light-dutyend delete vehicles.
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 the Air Quality Improvement Program, the state board has established the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project to promote the production and use of
begin delete vehicles and the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project to provide vouchers to help California fleets to purchase hybrid and zero-emission trucks and buses.end delete
The Charge Ahead California Initiative, administered by the state board, includes goals of, among other things, placing in service at least 1,000,000 zero-emission and near-zero-emission vehicles by January 1, 2023, and increasing access for disadvantaged, low-income, and moderate-income communities and consumers to zero-emission and near-zero-emission vehicles.
This bill would require, on or before January 1, 2019, the state
begin delete board, in coordination with the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission and the Department of Transportation,end delete
to develop and implement a comprehensive program to promote begin delete advanced-technology light-dutyend delete vehicle deployment in the state to drastically increase the use of those vehicles and to meet specified goals established by the Governor and the Legislature.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
(a) Section 62 of the Internal Revenue Code, relating
12to adjusted gross income defined, shall apply, except as otherwise
14(b) Section 62(a)(2)(D) of the Internal Revenue Code, relating
15to certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers,
16shall not apply.
17(c) Section 62(a)(21) of the Internal Revenue Code, relating to
18attorneys fees relating to awards to whistleblowers, shall not apply.
The Legislature finds and declares all of the
26(a) Advanced-technology light-duty vehicles are currently more
27expensive than equivalent conventional models. Despite a federal
28tax credit and the state’s vehicle incentive, the higher initial costs
29for zero-emission vehicles remain a barrier for many of the state’s
31(b) Some advanced-technology light-duty vehicles require new
32infrastructure to enable convenient and cost-effective fueling,
33which can be a barrier to vehicle sales. This can include fueling
34infrastructure in homes, workplaces, and public spaces.
35(c) Market penetration is slowed due to a lack of information
36for consumers on the benefits and availability of vehicles and the
37incentives available when they are ready to purchase or lease a
39(d) While the state has taken a leadership role to develop
40programs to assist the deployment of plug-in electric vehicles and
P8 1fuel-cell electric vehicles in disadvantaged communities, any
2long-term plan designed by the state needs to address new and
3used car sales in disadvantaged communities.
Chapter 8.8 (commencing with Section 44269) is added
5to Part 5 of Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code, to read:
(a) On or before January 1, 2019, the state board, in
10coordination with the State Energy Resources Conservation and
11Development Commission and the Department of Transportation,
12shall develop and implement a comprehensive program to promote
13advanced-technology light-duty vehicle deployment in the state
14to drastically increase the use of those vehicles and to meet the
15goals established by the Governor and the Legislature, including,
16but not limited to, the ZEV Action Plan by the Governor’s
17Interagency Working Group on Zero-Emission Vehicles and the
18Charge Ahead California Initiative (Chapter 8.5 (commencing
19with Section 44258)).
20(b) The program established
pursuant to this chapter shall
21include all of the following:
22(1) Long-term market signals.
23(2) Sustainable funding mechanisms.
24(3) A portfolio of approaches.
25(4) Support for low-income deployment in disadvantaged
26communities, as identified in Section 39711.
27(c) The program established pursuant to this chapter may
28include, but need not be limited to, any of the following:
29(1) On-road incentives.
30(2) Point-of-sale incentives.
31(3) Consumer tax incentives.
32(4) In-home and parking infrastructure incentives.