California Laws and Incentives

Listed below are incentives, laws, and regulations related to alternative fuels and advanced vehicles for California. Your Clean Cities coordinator at your local coalition can provide you with information about grants and other opportunities. You can also access coordinator and other agency contact information in the points of contact section.

Laws and Incentives

Information in this list is updated annually after California's legislative session ends.
Last Updated October 2013

State Incentives

Utility/Private Incentives

Laws and Regulations


Expired, Repealed, and Archived Laws and Incentives  

View a list of expired, repealed, and archived California laws and incentives.

Points of Contact 

Get contact information for Clean Cities coalitions or agencies that can help you with clean transportation laws, incentives, and funding opportunities in California.

Clean Cities Coalitions

California is home to the following Clean Cities coalitions:

Legislative Session Information

The California Legislature meets annually from early January until late August or early September. During the session, the governor must sign or veto legislation within 12 days of transmittal or it becomes law without signature. The governor has 30 days to sign or veto any legislation that is in their possession on the day the Legislature adjourns or it becomes law without signature.