H.R.2242: State and Local Fleet Efficiency Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced June 4, 2013
Latest Major Action June 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

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: (1) utilize natural gas as a fuel; (2) are flexible fuel vehicles that operate on gasoline, E85, and M85; or (3) 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: (1) cen...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
June 4, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.