STATE OF NEW JERSEY
PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2018 SESSION
Senator LINDA R. GREENSTEIN
District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)
Senator PATRICK J. DIEGNAN, JR.
District 18 (Middlesex)
Authorizes use of electric school buses.
CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
As reported by the Senate Transportation Committee with technical review.
An Act concerning school buses and supplementing Title 39 of the Revised Statutes.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. a. A school bus that uses electric power, instead of or in combination with a conventional fuel, may be operated.
b. The maximum overall width of an electric school bus shall not exceed 102 inches, excluding accessories.
c. As used in this section:
“Conventional fuel” means gasoline or diesel fuel.
“Electric school bus” means a school bus, as defined in R.S.39:1-1, charged and powered solely by electricity.
2. This act shall take effect immediately.