Summary: H.R.3506 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3506. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/15/2015)

State and Local Fleet Efficiency Act

Recognizes state or local government authority to require fleet owners or operators to acquire only new fleet vehicles that:

  • utilize natural gas as a fuel;
  • are flexible fuel vehicles that operate on gasoline, E85, and M85; or
  • meet a technology or performance-based characteristic that is commercially available.

Provides that nothing in this Act or any other provision of law shall limit the purchase requirement authority of a state or local government applicable to fleets operating primarily within the jurisdiction if the requirements further any policy regarding climate change, the control of air pollution, energy independence, or local economic benefits.

Defines "fleet" as a group of 20 or more light-duty motor vehicles, medium-duty motor vehicles, or heavy-duty motor vehicles carrying 14 or more passengers operating primarily in a metropolitan area with a population of more than 250,000 that are:

  • centrally dispatched; or
  • centrally fueled, or capable of being centrally fueled, and owned, operated, leased, or otherwise controlled by a governmental entity or other person meeting specified criteria.