Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 4.djvu/137

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PUBLIC LAW 102-486—OCT. 24, 1992 106 STAT. 2873 (3) State and local government and commercial alternative fueled vehicle programs; (4) Federtu alternative fueled vehicle purchases and placements; (5) the operation and maintenance of alternative fueled vehicles in accordance with the manufacturer's standards and recommendations; and (6) incentive programs established pursuant to sections 306 and 307 of this Act. (b) ASSISTANCE IN PROCUREMENT AND PLACEMENT.— The Secretary, in cooperation with the Administrator of General Services, shall provide guidance, coordination and technical assistance to Federal agencies in the procurement and geographic location of alternative fueled vehicles purchased through the Administrator of General Services. The procurement and geographic location of such vehicles shall comply with the purchase requirements under section 303 of this Act. SEC. 306. AGENCY INCENTIVES PROGRAM. 42 USC 13215. (a) REDUCTION IN RATES. —To encourage and promote use of alternative fueled vehicles in Federal agencies, the Administrator of General Services may offer a reduction in fees charged to agencies for the lease of alternative fueled vehicles below those fees cnarged for the lease of comparable conventionally fueled motor vehicles. (b) SUNSET PROVISION.—This section shall cease to be effective 3 years after the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 307. RECOGNITION AND INCENTIVE AWARDS PROGRAM. ^g USC 13216 (a) AWARDS PROGRAM. — The Administrator of General Services Establishment. shall establish annual awards program to recognize those Federal employees who demonstrate the strongest commitment to the use of alternative fuels and fuel conservation in Federal motor vehicles. (b) CRITERIA.—The Administrator of General Services shall provide annual awards to Federal employees who best demonstrate a commitment— (1) to the success of the Federal alternative fueled vehicle program through— (A) exemplary promotion of alternative fueled vehicle use within Federal agencies; / (B) proper alternative fueled vehicle care and maintenance; (C) coordination with Federal, State, and local efforts; (D) innovative alternative fueled vehicle procurement, refueling, and maintenance arrangements with commercial entities; (E) making regular requests for alternative fueled vehicles for agency use; and (F) maintaining a high number of alternative fueled vehicles used relative to comparable conventionally fueled motor vehicles used; and (2) to fuel efficiency in Federal motor vehicle use through the promotion of such measures as increased use of fuel-efficient vehicles, carpooling, ride-sharing, regular maintenance, and other conservation and awareness measures. (c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. — T here are authorized to be appropriated for the purpose of carrying out this section not more than $35,000 for fiscal year 1994 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1995 and 1996.