as amended, Allen. Automotive
begin delete oil source reduction.end delete
begin delete the California Oil Recycling Enhancement Act, establishes a program, to encourage the recycling of oil, administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery. A violation of the act is a crime.end delete
begin delete bill, on and after January 1, 2018,end delete
would require begin delete all automotive oil sold in this state to be certified by the oil manufacturer to achieve a minimum useful life of 10,000 miles when used in accordance with the automobile manufacturer’s recommendations, and to meet current automotive industry standards. A violation of these provisions would be a crime,end delete thereby imposing a state-mandated local program.
The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.
This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: yes.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
The Legislature finds and declares all of the
3(a) Used automotive oil is one of the largest sources of
4hazardous waste generated in California. While California has a
5robust recycling program in place, about
begin delete 40%end delete of
6automotive oil can never be collected for recycling because it is
7lost in use, either burned in the combustion chamber or dripped
8onto streets and parking lots. Of the oil that is collected, only a
9small percentage is actually rerefined into new automotive oil.
10(b) Some brands and types of automotive oil currently sold in
11California fail to meet minimum quality standards for modern
12automobiles and their use may result in vehicle damage and voiding
13of vehicle manufacturer warranties.
14(c) It is the intent of the Legislature to ensure that all automotive
15oil marketed to consumers in this state meets minimum quality
19 It is
the intent of the Legislature to source-reduce the
20amount of used automotive oil that is generated in California in
21order to reduce our dependence on petroleum products, avoid
22damage to the environment and threats to public health, and be
23consistent with the state’s hierarchy for waste management
24practices pursuant to Section 40051 of the Public Resources Code.
Section 48610.2 is added to the Public Resources Code,
“Automotive oil” means oil intended for use in an
28internal combustion gasoline or diesel engine used in passenger
29cars, light-duty trucks, or vans.
Article 4.5 (commencing with Section 48635) is added
31to Chapter 4 of Part 7 of Division 30 of the Public Resources Code,
On and after January 1, 2018, all automotive oil sold
37in this state shall be certified by the oil manufacturer to achieve a
38minimum useful life of 10,000 miles when used in accordance
39with the automobile manufacturers’ recommendations and shall
40meet current automotive industry standards.
No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to
25Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because
26the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school
27district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or
28infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty
29for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of
30the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within
31the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California