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DIVISION 26. AIR RESOURCES [39000 - 44474]

  ( Division 26 repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957. )

PART 2. STATE AIR RESOURCES BOARD [39500 - 39944]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957. )

CHAPTER 3.3. Cruise Ships and Oceangoing Ships [39630 - 39632]
  ( Heading of Chapter 3.3 amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 588, Sec. 1.5. )

39630.
  

The Legislature finds and declares that it is in the interests of all Californians to protect the air quality from increasing volumes of cruise ship engine and oceangoing ship engine emissions.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 588, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2006.)

39631.
  

(a) The state board shall enforce this chapter, and may adopt standards, rules, and regulations for that purpose pursuant to Section 39601.

(b) As used in this division, “cruise ship” means a commercial vessel that has the capacity to carry 250 or more passengers for hire. “Cruise ship” does not include the following:

(1) Vessels without berths or overnight accommodations for passengers.

(2) Noncommercial vessels, warships, vessels operated by nonprofit entities as determined by the Internal Revenue Service, and vessels operated by the state, United States, or a foreign government.

(3) Oceangoing ships, as defined in subdivision (c).

(c) As used in this division, “oceangoing ship” means a private, commercial, government, or military vessel of 300 gross registered tons or more calling on California ports or places.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 588, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2006.)

39632.
  

Commencing on January 1, 2005, a cruise ship, and commencing on January 1, 2006, an oceangoing ship, shall not conduct onboard incineration while operating within three miles of the California coast, to the extent allowed by federal law.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 588, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2006.)

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