Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 4.djvu/162

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106 STAT. 2898 PUBLIC LAW 102-486—OCT. 24, 1992 fleet or person is required to acquire an alternative fueled vehicle under such title. In the event that a vehicle is acquired before the date otherwise required, the Secretary shall allocate one credit per vehicle for each year the vehicle is acauired before the re(quired date. The credit shall be allocated for the same type vehicle as the excess vehicle or earlier acquired vehicle. (c) USE OF CREDITS.— At the request of a fleet or covered person allocated a credit under this section, the Secretary shall treat the credit as the acquisition of one alternative fueled vehicle of the type for which the credit is allocated in the year designated by that fleet or person when determining whether that fleet or person has complied with this title in the year designated. A credit may be counted toward compliance for only one year. (d) TRANSFERABILITY. — A fleet or covered person allocated a credit under this section or to whom a credit is transferred under this section, may transfer freelv the credit to another fleet or person who is required to comply with this title. At the request of the fleet or person to whom a credit is transferred, the Secretary shall treat the transferred credit as the acquisition of one alternative fueled vehicle of the type for which the credit is allocated in the year designated by the fleet or person to whom the credit is transferred when determining whether that fleet or person has complied with this title in the year designated. A transferred credit may be counted toward compliance for only one year. In the case of the alternative fuel provider program under section 501, a transferred credit may be counted toward compliance only if the requirement of section 501(a)(4) is met. 42 USC 13259. SEC. 509. SECRETARIHS RECOMMENDATIONS TO CONGRESS. (a) RECOMMENDATIONS To REQUIRE AVAILABILITY OR ACQUISI- TION.— If the Secretary determines, under section 507(f), that a fleet requirement program under section 507 is not necessary, the Secreta^ shall so notify the Congress. If the Secretary so notifies the Congress, the Secretary shall, within 2 years after such notification and by rule, prepare and submit to the Congress recommendations for requirements or incentives for— (1) fuel suppliers to make available to the public replacement fiiels, including providing for the construction or availability of related fuel delivery systems; (2) suppliers of alternative fueled vehicles to make available to the public alternative fueled vehicles and to ensure the availability of necessary related services; and (3) motor vehicle drivers to use replacement fuels, to the extent necessary to achieve such goals of replacement fuel use and to ensure that the availability of alternative fuels and of alternative fueled vehicles are consistent with each other. (b) FAIR AND EQUITABLE APPLICATION. —In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall recommend the imposition of requirements proportionately on all appropriate fuel suppliers and purchasers 01 motor fuels and suppliers and purchasers of motor vehicles in a fair and equitable maimer. 42 USC 13260. SEC. 510. EFFECT ON OTHER LAWS. (a) IN GENERAL. — Nothing in this Act or the amendments made by this Act shall be construed to alter, affect, or modifv the provisions of the Clean Air Act, or regulations issued thereunder. (b) COMPLIANCE BY ALTERNATIVE FUELED VEHICLES. —A l ter- ^ native fueled vehicles, whether dedicated vehicles or dual fueled