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DIVISION 15. ENERGY CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT [25000 - 25990]

  ( Division 15 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 276. )

CHAPTER 8.4. Local Vehicle Fleet [25725 - 25726]
  ( Chapter 8.4 added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 580, Sec. 2. )

25725.
  

When awarding a vehicle procurement contract, every city, county, city and county, and special district, including a school district and a community college district may evaluate and score fuel economy, in addition to other life-cycle factors, in choosing passenger cars or light-duty trucks, or both, with the lowest life-cycle costs.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 593, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2008.)

25726.
  

(a) When awarding a vehicle procurement contract, every city, county, city and county, and special district, including a school district and a community college district may require that 75 percent of the passenger cars or light-duty trucks, or both, to be acquired be energy-efficient vehicles.

(b) “Energy-efficient vehicle” means either of the following:

(1) A vehicle that meets California’s Super Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV) standard for exhaust emissions and the federal inherently low-emission vehicle (ILEV) evaporative emission standard, as defined in Part 88 (commencing with Section 88.101-94) of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

(2) A hybrid vehicle or an alternative fuel vehicle that meets California’s advanced technology partial zero-emission vehicle (AT PZEV) standard for criteria pollutant emissions.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 593, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 2008.)

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