California - AB266 - 2013

Vehicles: high-occupancy vehicle lanes.

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Added On: 03-30-2013
Updated On: 08-22-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Jim Beall (Democratic)

Actions (8)

  • 02-01-2017 - Read first time. To print.
  • 02-02-2017 - From printer. May be heard in committee March 4.
  • 02-13-2017 - Referred to Com. on PUB. S.
  • 03-15-2017 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (March 14). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 04-24-2017 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Read second time and amended.
  • 04-25-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 05-10-2017 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
  • 05-26-2017 - In committee: Held under submission.

Votes (1)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes

Sponsors (2)

News (6)

California's Sustainable Transport Incentives Leave Other States in the Stone Age
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Tue, 01 Oct 2013 06:53:51 -0700

California has more electric vehicles per capita than any other state in the nation, in part because policymakers seem to love them. Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed a whole sheaf of bills intended to hasten their adoption, and the city of Palo Alto -- home to Tesla Motors -- will require every new home to be wired for EV charging hardware.        

Gov. Brown extends use of carpool lanes for electric cars, others
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 00:13:09 -0700

Among the 20 pieces of legislation signed by the governor were those promoting the use of low- and zero-emission vehicles and expansion of access to fresh food. SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday approved a four-year extension of carpool lane access for electric cars and low-emission vehicles.

Here Are The Six Bills California Gov. Jerry Brown Just Signed To Promote Electric Vehicle Use In The State Leading ...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 07:54:37 -0700

Electric vehicle devotees gathered at nearly 100 events across the U.S. this past weekend as part of National Plug-In Day , sponsored by the Sierra Club and other EV advocates, but in California the event took on a policy air as Gov . Jerry Brown signed into law six bills aimed at promoting clean vehicle use.

Assembly OKs clean vehicle carpool-lane access to 2020; Senate next - Los Angeles Times
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Tue, 21 May 2013 15:46:11 GMT

A bill to extend carpool-lane access for electric cars and other zero-emission vehicles passed the California Assembly by a wide margin Monday. The legislation, AB 266 written by ... The bill passed on a 49-22 vote and now moves on to the state Senate.

Assembly Approves Bill Easing Commutes for Clean Car Drivers - Van Nuys News Press
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Tue, 21 May 2013 02:02:03 GMT

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California State Assembly approved legislation authored by Assemblymember Bob Blumenfield (D-San Fernando Valley) that rewards Californians for purchasing clean or zero-emission vehicles by giving them a pass for congestion free commuting on highway carpool lanes or carpool lanes converted to toll roads. Assembly Bill (AB) 266 passed with a 49-22 vote and moves to the State Senate for further review. “We won't make a dent in our clean air and climate goals without getting more ...

California Bill That Would Extend HOV Lane Access Dates Passes State Assembly
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Tue, 21 May 2013 10:56:46 -0700

A bill introduced by California’s Robert Blumenfeld (D-Woodland Hills) would extend the date for carpool lane access from Jan. 1, 2015 to Jan. 1, 2018 for plug-in hybrid vehicles and to Jan. 1, 2020, for other types of alternative-fuel vehicles.