Bill Text: CA AB1614 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session | Amended

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Bill Title: Retail gasoline fueling stations: alternative fuels transition: study.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Vetoed) 2024-01-29 - Consideration of Governor's veto stricken from file. [AB1614 Detail]

Download: California-2023-AB1614-Amended.html

Amended  IN  Assembly  April 26, 2023

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2023–2024 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1614


Introduced by Assembly Member Gabriel

February 17, 2023


An act to add and repeal Section 43872 to of the Health and Safety Code, relating to air resources.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1614, as amended, Gabriel. Gasoline fueling stations: phase out: phaseout: study.
Existing law requires the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, in partnership with the State Air Resources Board, and in consultation with the State Water Resources Control Board, the Department of Food and Agriculture, and other relevant state agencies, to develop and adopt a state plan to increase the use of alternative transportation fuels, which include electricity.
This bill would require the state board Energy Commission, in coordination with the state board and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, and in consultation with local air districts and local governments, to conduct a study on how to phase the feasibility of phasing out the existence of gasoline fueling stations by a specified date and date, as specified. The bill would require the study to include an assessment by the Energy Commission that identifies the potential incentives that may be required in order to transition those stations into and regulatory barriers for gasoline fueling stations to convert to electric vehicle charging stations. The bill would require the Energy Commission to deliver the study to the Legislature no later than June 30, 2026.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 43872 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:
43872.

The state board shall conduct a study on how to phase out the existence of gasoline fueling stations by a specified date and the potential incentives that may be required in order to transition those stations into electric vehicle charging stations.

43872.
 (a) The State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, in coordination with the state board and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, and in consultation with local air districts and local governments, shall conduct a study on the feasibility of phasing out the existence of gasoline fueling stations by a specified date.
(b) Prior to initiating the study, the state board shall convene the state and participating local agencies identified in this section, and other relevant stakeholders, to determine the scope of the study. The scope of the study may be expanded to include consideration of items that are necessary to study the feasibility of phasing out gasoline fueling stations.
(c) The study shall include an assessment by the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission on the suitability of gasoline fueling stations for conversion into electric vehicle charging stations and that identifies potential financial incentives and regulatory barriers for gasoline stations to convert to electric vehicle charging stations.
(d) For purposes of this section, “gasoline fueling station” means an establishment that offers for sale or sells only gasoline or gasoline and diesel fuel to the public.
(e) The State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission shall deliver the study to the Legislature, in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code, no later than June 30, 2026.
(f) Pursuant to Section 10231.5 of the Government Code, this section is repealed on January 1, 2030.

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