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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 95. Regulation for Low Emissions and Zero Emissions Vehicle Standards
6/24/2024

9VAC5-95-20. Definitions.

A. As used in this chapter, all terms not defined in this section shall have the meanings given them in General Definitions (9VAC5-10), unless otherwise required by context.

B. For the purpose of this chapter or any orders issued by the board, the following words or terms shall have the following meanings:

"Authorized emergency vehicle" has the meaning given in § 46.2-920 of the Code of Virginia.

"CARB" means the California State Air Resources Board, as defined in California Health and Safety Code (HSC) § 39003.

"Light-duty truck" has the meaning given under 13 CCR § 1900(b)(11).

"Medium-duty passenger vehicle" has the meaning given under 13 CCR § 1900(b)(12).

"Medium-duty vehicle" has the meaning given under 13 CCR § 1900(b)(13).

"Military tactical vehicle" means a land combat or transportation vehicle, excluding a rail-based vehicle, that is designed for and used by a branch of the United States Armed Forces or used as an authorized emergency vehicle by or for a governmental agency.

"Model year" means the manufacturer's annual production period that includes January 1 of a calendar year, or if the manufacturer has no annual production period, the calendar year. The model year for a motor vehicle manufactured in two or more stages is the model year in which the chassis is completed.

"Motor vehicle manufacturer" means a small, independent low, intermediate, or large volume manufacturer as defined under 13 CCR §§ 1900(b)(8), (b)(9), (b)(10), and (b)(22).

"New motor vehicle" means a first effective model year or later model year motor vehicle with less than 7,500 miles of use accumulated as of the date of the sale or lease.

"Passenger car" has the meaning given under 13 CCR § 1900(b)(17).

"Transitional zero-emission vehicle" or "TZEV" has the meaning given under 13 CCR §§ 1962.2(c) and (i)(16).

"Used motor vehicle" means a first effective model year or later model year motor vehicle with 7,500 miles or more of use accumulated as of the date of the sale or lease.

"Zero emission vehicle" or "ZEV" has the meaning given under 13 CCR § 1962.2(i)(18).

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1307.04 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 40, Issue 13, eff. March 13, 2024.

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