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DIVISION 26. AIR RESOURCES [39000 - 44474]

  ( Division 26 repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.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

PART 3. AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICTS [40000 - 41357]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957. )

CHAPTER 11. Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District [40950 - 41082]

  ( Heading of Chapter 11 renumbered from Chapter 10 (as added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1541) by Stats. 1990, Ch. 216, Sec. 79. )

ARTICLE 4. General Powers and Duties [41010 - 41016]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1541, Sec. 3. )

41010.
  

(a)  The Sacramento district board shall adopt rules and regulations that are not in conflict with state and federal laws and rules and regulations that reflect the best available technological and administrative practices. Upon adoption and approval of the air quality improvement strategy, the rules and regulations shall be amended, if necessary, to conform to the strategy.

(b)  The rules and regulations adopted pursuant to subdivision (a) shall require the use of best available control technology for new and modified sources and the use of best available retrofit control technology for existing sources.

(c)  The rules and regulations of the Sacramento County Air Pollution Control District shall remain in effect and shall be enforced by the Sacramento district, until superseded or amended by the Sacramento district board.

(d)  In adopting any regulation, the Sacramento district board shall comply with Section 40703.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1457, Sec. 4.)

41011.
  

(a)  After a public hearing, the Sacramento district may adopt regulations to require owners or operators of public or commercial motor vehicle fleets, or both, including those operated by the state, to periodically submit information to the Sacramento district on the number and type of vehicles operated within the Sacramento district, including, but not limited to, the amount and type of fuel used, for use by the Sacramento district in ascertaining the contribution of these vehicles to air pollution emissions within the Sacramento district.

(b)  After a public hearing, the Sacramento district may adopt regulations to require operators of public and commercial fleet vehicles, when adding vehicles to, or replacing vehicles in, an existing fleet or when purchasing vehicles to form a new fleet, to purchase low-emission motor vehicles and to require, to the maximum extent feasible or appropriate, that those vehicles be operated on a cleaner burning alternative fuel. Rules and regulations adopted under this section shall be applicable to vehicles operated by the state only when funds necessary to pay the costs to the state to comply with those rules and regulations have been appropriated for that purpose.

(c)  For purposes of this section, “motor vehicle fleet” means 15 or more vehicles under common ownership or operation.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1541, Sec. 3.)

41012.
  

In consultation with the Department of Transportation and other appropriate state and local public agencies, after a public hearing, the Sacramento district may adopt regulations to encourage ridesharing, van pooling, peak shifting, or flexible work hours, in order to improve air quality within the Sacramento district.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1541, Sec. 3.)

41013.
  

The Sacramento district may adopt regulations to limit or mitigate the impact on air quality of indirect or areawide sources.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1541, Sec. 3.)

41014.
  

The Sacramento district may conduct public education, marketing, demonstration, monitoring, research, and evaluation programs or projects with respect to transportation emission control measures.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1541, Sec. 3.)

41015.
  

This chapter does not constitute an infringement on the existing authority of local governments to plan or control land use, and nothing in this chapter provides or transfers new authority over such land use to the Sacramento district.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1541, Sec. 3.)

41016.
  

This chapter does not limit or restrict any authority of the City of Sacramento to adopt and implement any transportation system improvement program or air quality improvement program. The Sacramento district and the City of Sacramento may enter into a contract to implement any such program.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1541, Sec. 3.)

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