First Substitute S.B. 99

Senator Scott K. Jenkins proposes the following substitute bill:




Chief Sponsor: Scott K. Jenkins

House Sponsor: Gage Froerer

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill requires the Division of Fleet Operations to ensure that 50% or more of state
             10      vehicles that are motor vehicles used for the transportation of passengers are alternative
             11      fuel or high efficiency motor vehicles.
             12      Highlighted Provisions:
             13          This bill:
             14          .    requires the Division of Fleet Operations to ensure that 50% or more of state
             15      vehicles that are motor vehicles used for the transportation of passengers are
             16      alternative fuel or high efficiency; and
             17          .    makes technical corrections.
             18      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             19          None
             20      Other Special Clauses:
             21          None
             22      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             23      AMENDS:
             24           63A-9-401 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             25      ENACTS:

             26           63A-9-403 , Utah Code Annotated 1953
             28      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             29          Section 1. Section 63A-9-401 is amended to read:
             30           63A-9-401. Division -- Duties.
             31          (1) The division shall:
             32          (a) perform all administrative duties and functions related to management of state
             33      vehicles;
             34          (b) coordinate all purchases of state vehicles;
             35          (c) establish one or more fleet automation and information systems for state vehicles;
             36          (d) make rules establishing requirements for:
             37          (i) maintenance operations for state vehicles;
             38          (ii) use requirements for state vehicles;
             39          (iii) fleet safety and loss prevention programs;
             40          (iv) preventative maintenance programs;
             41          (v) procurement of state vehicles, including:
             42          (A) vehicle standards;
             43          (B) alternative fuel vehicle requirements;
             44          (C) short-term lease programs;
             45          (D) equipment installation; and
             46          (E) warranty recovery programs;
             47          (vi) fuel management programs;
             48          (vii) cost management programs;
             49          (viii) business and personal use practices, including commute standards;
             50          (ix) cost recovery and billing procedures;
             51          (x) disposal of state vehicles;
             52          (xi) reassignment of state vehicles and reallocation of vehicles throughout the fleet;
             53          (xii) standard use and rate structures for state vehicles; and
             54          (xiii) insurance and risk management requirements;
             55          (e) establish a parts inventory;
             56          (f) create and administer a fuel dispensing services program that meets the

             57      requirements of Subsection (2);
             58          (g) emphasize customer service when dealing with agencies and agency employees;
             59          (h) conduct an annual audit of all state vehicles for compliance with division
             60      requirements;
             61          (i) before charging a rate, fee, or other amount to an executive branch agency, or to a
             62      subscriber of services other than an executive branch agency:
             63          (i) submit the proposed rates, fees, and cost analysis to the Rate Committee established
             64      in Section 63A-1-114 ; and
             65          (ii) obtain the approval of the Legislature as required by Section 63J-1-410 ; and
             66          (j) conduct an annual market analysis of proposed rates and fees, which analysis shall
             67      include a comparison of the division's rates and fees with the fees of other public or private
             68      sector providers where comparable services and rates are reasonably available.
             69          (2) The division shall operate a fuel dispensing services program in a manner that:
             70          (a) reduces the risk of environmental damage and subsequent liability for leaks
             71      involving state-owned underground storage tanks;
             72          (b) eliminates fuel site duplication and reduces overall costs associated with fuel
             73      dispensing;
             74          (c) provides efficient fuel management and efficient and accurate accounting of
             75      fuel-related expenses;
             76          (d) where practicable, privatizes portions of the state's fuel dispensing system;
             77          (e) provides central planning for fuel contingencies;
             78          (f) establishes fuel dispensing sites that meet geographical distribution needs and that
             79      reflect usage patterns;
             80          (g) where practicable, uses alternative sources of energy; and
             81          (h) provides safe, accessible fuel supplies in an emergency.
             82          (3) The division shall:
             83          (a) ensure that the state and each of its agencies comply with state and federal law and
             84      state and federal rules and regulations governing underground storage tanks;
             85          (b) coordinate the installation of new state-owned underground storage tanks and the
             86      upgrading or retrofitting of existing underground storage tanks; and
             87          (c) ensure that counties, municipalities, school districts, local districts, and special

             88      service districts subscribing to services provided by the division sign a contract that:
             89          (i) establishes the duties and responsibilities of the parties;
             90          (ii) establishes the cost for the services; and
             91          (iii) defines the liability of the parties.
             92          (4) (a) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act,
             93      the director of the Division of Fleet Operations:
             94          (i) may make rules governing fuel dispensing; and
             95          (ii) shall make rules establishing standards and procedures for purchasing the most
             96      economically appropriate size and type of vehicle for the purposes and driving conditions for
             97      which the vehicle will be used, including procedures for granting exceptions to the standards
             98      by the executive director of the Department of Administrative Services.
             99          (b) Rules made under Subsection (4)(a)(ii):
             100          (i) shall designate a standard vehicle size and type that shall be designated as the
             101      statewide standard vehicle for fleet expansion and vehicle replacement;
             102          (ii) may designate different standard vehicle size and types based on defined categories
             103      of vehicle use;
             104          (iii) may, when determining a standard vehicle size and type for a specific category of
             105      vehicle use, consider the following factors affecting the vehicle class:
             106          (A) size requirements;
             107          (B) economic savings;
             108          (C) fuel efficiency;
             109          (D) driving and use requirements;
             110          (E) safety;
             111          (F) maintenance requirements; [and]
             112          (G) resale value; and
             113          (H) the requirements of Section 63A-9-403 ; and
             114          (iv) shall require agencies that request a vehicle size and type that is different from the
             115      standard vehicle size and type to:
             116          (A) submit a written request for a nonstandard vehicle to the division that contains the
             117      following:
             118          (I) the make and model of the vehicle requested, including acceptable alternate vehicle

             119      makes and models as applicable;
             120          (II) the reasons justifying the need for a nonstandard vehicle size or type;
             121          (III) the date of the request; and
             122          (IV) the name and signature of the person making the request; and
             123          (B) obtain the division's written approval for the nonstandard vehicle.
             124          (5) (a) (i) Each state agency and each higher education institution shall subscribe to the
             125      fuel dispensing services provided by the division.
             126          (ii) A state agency may not provide or subscribe to any other fuel dispensing services,
             127      systems, or products other than those provided by the division.
             128          (b) Counties, municipalities, school districts, local districts, special service districts,
             129      and federal agencies may subscribe to the fuel dispensing services provided by the division if:
             130          (i) the county or municipal legislative body, the school district, or the local district or
             131      special service district board recommends that the county, municipality, school district, local
             132      district, or special service district subscribe to the fuel dispensing services of the division; and
             133          (ii) the division approves participation in the program by that government unit.
             134          (6) The director, with the approval of the executive director, may delegate functions to
             135      institutions of higher education, by contract or other means authorized by law, if:
             136          (a) the agency or institution of higher education has requested the authority;
             137          (b) in the judgment of the director, the state agency or institution has the necessary
             138      resources and skills to perform the delegated responsibilities; and
             139          (c) the delegation of authority is in the best interest of the state and the function
             140      delegated is accomplished according to provisions contained in law or rule.
             141          Section 2. Section 63A-9-403 is enacted to read:
             142          63A-9-403. Clean emissions vehicles.
             143          No later than August 30, 2018, the division shall ensure that 50% or more of new or
             144      replacement division-owned state vehicles that are motor vehicles used for the transportation of
             145      passengers are motor vehicles with emissions that are equal to or cleaner than the standards
             146      established in bin 2 in Table S04-1, of 40 C.F.R. 86.1811-04(c)(6).

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