2005 California Vehicle Code Sections 28110-28114 Article 16. Methanol or Ethanol Fueled Vehicles

VEHICLE CODE
SECTION 28110-28114

28110.  As used in this article, "antisiphoning device" means a
device which prevents the removal by suction of fuel from a motor
vehicle.
28111.  Except as otherwise provided in Section 28112, any 1993 and
later model-year vehicle which is capable of operating on methanol or
ethanol and is imported into the state, or sold, purchased, leased,
rented, or acquired in the state, shall be equipped with an
antisiphoning device.
28112.  Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 28111, the State
Air Resources Board may adopt regulations providing for exemptions
from antisiphoning device requirements for categories of vehicles of
1993 and later model-years which it determines not susceptible to
siphoning.
28113.  (a) Every light-duty and medium-duty motor vehicle operated
for compensation to transport persons in an air quality management
district or air pollution control district,  which does not meet all
applicable state ambient air quality standards, shall be a
low-emission vehicle, as defined by regulation of the State Air
Resources Board.  If the vehicle is capable of operating on more than
one fuel, it shall be operated within any nonattainment area to the
maximum extent practicable either on the designated clean fuel on
which the low-emission vehicle was certified or on any other fuel
designated by the State Air Resources Board as a substitute fuel for
the designated clean fuel.  Any air quality management district or
air pollution control district may adopt regulations for the
enforcement of this section which are consistent with regulations of
the State Air Resources Board.
   (b) As used in this section, "motor vehicle operated for
compensation to transport persons" includes a taxi cab, bus, airport
shuttle vehicle, transit authority or transit district vehicle, or a
vehicle owned by a private entity providing transit service under
contract with a transit district or transportation authority.
   (c) As used in this section, "light-duty" has the same meaning as
defined in Section 39035 of the Health and Safety Code.
   (d) As used in this section, "medium-duty" has the same meaning as
defined in Section 39037.5 of the Health and Safety Code.
   (e) This section applies to all new light-duty motor vehicles
purchased on or after January 1, 1997, and to all new medium-duty
vehicles purchased on or after January 1, 1998.
28114.  (a) Every heavy-duty vehicle operated by a transit authority
or transit district, or owned by a private entity providing transit
service under contract with a transit district or transportation
authority, and used to transport persons for compensation shall meet
the emission standards adopted by the State Air Resources Board
pursuant to Section 43806 of the Health and Safety Code.
   (b) As used in this section, "heavy-duty" has the same meaning as
defined in Section 39033 of the Health and Safety Code.
   (c) This section applies to all new heavy-duty motor vehicles
purchased on or after January 1, 1996, and all new or replacement
engines purchased on or after January 1, 1996, for use in heavy-duty
vehicles.


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