RS 33:1419.1     

SUBPART B.  ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLE REVOLVING

LOAN FUND

§1419.1.  Legislative findings

A.  This Subpart may be cited as the "Alternative Fuel Vehicle Revolving Loan Fund Act".

B.  The legislature finds and declares that:

(1)  It is an important public purpose of the state that the motor vehicle fleets of its parishes, municipalities, school boards, ports, levee districts, and other political subdivisions of the state be economical and efficient in this time of expensive motor vehicle fuels, as well as being propelled by clean fuel vehicle equipment which help to keep the state's air clean.

(2)  It also recognizes that the state has access to abundant reserves of natural gas and other resources which may be effectively used to produce motor vehicle fuels which are a clean alternative to gasoline and diesel, thus contributing to the economic development of the state.

C.(1)  To assist in financing its political subdivisions for these purposes, the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Revolving Loan Fund Program is established in this Subpart to facilitate a state effort and to operate to the extent determined feasible by the Department of Natural Resources in conjunction with federal assistance under a state transportation plan or any other federal or private source of assistance or funding, or both.

(2)  The financial administration of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Revolving Loan Fund shall be with the Department of Natural Resources.

(3)  Relative to the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Revolving Loan Fund Program, the Department of Natural Resources shall have the authority to establish assistance priorities and perform oversight and other related activities.

Acts 2010, No. 118, §1, eff. July 1, 2010.