Texas Government Code

Sec. § 2158.008
When Vehicle Considered to Be Using Alternative Fuels

In this subchapter, a vehicle is considered to be using compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, methanol or methanol/gasoline blends of 85 percent or greater, ethanol or ethanol/gasoline blends of 85 percent or greater, biodiesel or biodiesel/diesel blends of 20 percent or greater, or electricity, including electricity to power a plug-in hybrid motor vehicle, if the vehicle uses those fuels:


not less than 80 percent of the time the vehicle is driven; and


either in its original equipment engine or in an engine that has been converted to use those fuels.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 41, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Renumbered from Government Code Sec. 2158.006 and amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 17.02(a).
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 900 (H.B. 432), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2009.

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