Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 4.djvu/211

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PUBLIC LAW 101-549—NOV. 15, 1990 104 STAT. 2527 tions as he finds appropriate. The Administrator shall grant credits in accordance with this paragraph, notwithstanding any requirements of State law or any credits granted with respect to the same vehicles under any State law, rule, or regulation. "(2) REGULATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION. —The Administrator shall administer the credit program established under this subsection. Within 12 months after the enactment of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, the Administrator shall promulgate regulations for such credit program. " (3) STANDARDS FOR ISSUING CREDITS FOR CLEANER VEHICLES. —The more stringent standards and other requirements (including requirements relating to the weighting of credits) established by the Administrator for purposes of the credit program under 245(e) (relating to credits for clean fuel vehicles in the fleets program) shall also apply for purposes of the credit program under this paragraph. "(e) PROGRAM EVALUATION.— (1) Not later than June 30, 1994 and Reports, again in connection with the report under paragraph (2), the Administrator shall provide a report to the Congress on the status of the California Air Resources Board Low-Emissions Vehicles and Clean Fuels Program. Such report shall examine the capability, from a technological standpoint, of motor vehicle manufacturers and motor vehicle fuel suppliers to comply with the requirements of such program and with the requirements of the California Pilot Program under this section. "(2) Not later than June 30, 1998, the Administrator shall com- Reports, plete and submit a report to Congress on the effectiveness of the California pilot program under this section. The report shall evaluate the level of emission reductions achieved under the program, the costs of the program, the advantages and disadvantages of extending the program to other nonattainment areas, and desirability of continuing or expanding the program in California. "(3) The program under this section cannot be extended or terminated by the Administrator except by Act of Congress enacted after the date of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. Section 177 of this Act does not apply to the program under this section. "(f) VOLUNTARY OPT-IN FOR OTHER STATES.— "(1) EPA REGULATIONS. — Not later than 2 years after the enactment of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, the Administrator shall promulgate regulations establishing a voluntary opt-in program under this subsection pursuant to which— "(A) clean-fuel vehicles which are required to be produced, sold, and distributed in the State of California under this section, and "(B) clean alternative fuels required to be produced and distributed under this section by fuel suppliers and made available in California may also be sold and used in other States which submit plan revisions under paragraph (2). "(2) PLAN REVISIONS. —Any State in which there is located all or part of an ozone nonattainment area classified under subpart D of title I as Serious, Severe, or Extreme may submit a revision of the applicable implementation plan under part D of title I and section 110 to provide incentives for the sale or use in such an area or State of clean-fuel vehicles which are required to be produced, sold, and distributed in the State of California, and for the use in such an area or State of clean alternative fuels