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§ 2023.6. Low-NOx Engine Purchase Requirements.

13 CA ADC § 2023.6BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 13. Motor Vehicles
Division 3. Air Resources Board
Chapter 1. Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Devices
Article 4.3. Innovative Clean Transit (Refs & Annos)
13 CCR § 2023.6
§ 2023.6. Low-NOx Engine Purchase Requirements.
(a) Starting January 1, 2020, when new conventional internal combustion engine bus or hybrid bus purchases are made, transit agencies must purchase buses with Low-NOx engines if Low-NOx engines are available that meet both of the following criteria for the bus type and propulsion system type being purchased:
(1) The engine or hybrid propulsion system paired with the engine must have been commercially available for purchase or lease for at least two years; and
(2) The engine or hybrid propulsion system paired with the engine must be certified to the lowest level of NOx emissions per title 13 of the California Code of Regulations, section 2208(c)(18), at the time of purchase and suitable for the bus and fuel type of the engine being purchased.
(b) The Low-NOx engine purchase requirements apply to the purchase of all new conventional internal combustion engine buses, except buses that will be dispatched from areas defined as NOx Exempt Areas as described in section 2023(b)(39).
(c) Any Low-NOx engine purchases prior to January 1, 2020, including any voluntary Low-NOx engine repower, may be counted once towards meeting the requirements set forth in section 2023.6 (a) through (b).
(d) A transit agency that is subject to Low-NOx engine purchase requirements must report annually as set forth in section 2023.8(g) and keep records of all conventional internal combustion engine bus purchases as required in section 2023.9(d).
Note: Authority cited: Sections 38501, 38510, 38560, 39002, 39003, 39500, 39600, 39601, 39667, 40000, 43000.5, 43013, 43018, 43100, 43101, 43102, 43104, 43105, 43106, 43701(b), 43801 and 43806, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 38501, 38510, 38560, 39002, 39003, 39017, 39027, 39500, 39600, 39601, 39650, 39655, 39667, 40000, 43000.5, 43013, 43018, 43101, 43104, 43105, 43701(b), 43801 and 43806, Health and Safety Code; Sections 233, 350, 545 and 28114, Vehicle Code; section 5303, title 49, United States Code; and Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, section 665.13.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 8-13-2019; operative 10-1-2019 (Register 2019, No. 33).
This database is current through 5/6/22 Register 2022, No. 18
13 CCR § 2023.6, 13 CA ADC § 2023.6
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