CA Health & Safety Code Section 44272.5


The commission shall develop and adopt an investment plan to determine priorities and opportunities for the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program created pursuant to this chapter. The investment plan shall establish priorities for investment of funds and technologies to achieve the goals of this chapter and describe how funding will complement existing public and private investments, including existing state programs that further the goals of this chapter. The commission shall create and consult with an advisory body as it develops the investment plan. The advisory body is subject to the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code). The commission shall, at a minimum, hold one public hearing on the advisory body’s recommendations prior to approving the investment plan.


Membership of the advisory body created pursuant to subdivision (a) shall include, but is not limited to, representatives of fuel and vehicle technology entities, labor organizations, environmental organizations, community-based justice and public health organizations, recreational boaters, consumer advocates, academic institutions, workforce training groups, and private industry. The advisory body shall also include representatives from the Resources Agency, the Transportation Agency, the Labor and Workforce Development Agency, and the California Environmental Protection Agency.


The commission shall hold at least three public workshops in different regions of the state and one public hearing prior to approving the investment plan. The commission shall annually update and approve the plan. The commission shall reconvene and consult with the advisory body created pursuant to subdivision (a) prior to annually updating and approving the plan.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 44272.5’s source at ca​.gov