Executive Order 17-21 (2017), Accelerating EV Adoption
Establishes statewide goal for EV deployment and identifies strategies for state agency support; calls for development of low-emission vehicle first policy in state fleet
Pennsylvania Executive Order 2019-01 (2019)
Commonwealth Leadership in Addressing Climate Change and Promoting Energy Conservation and Sustainable Governance
Rhode Island Executive order 15-17 (Dec. 2015), State Agencies to Lead by Example in Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy
Directs development of strategies for reducing fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions from the state fleet, with the goal of ensuring that a minimum of 25% of new light-duty state fleet purchases and leases will be zero-emissions vehicles by 2025.
Vermont H. 529 (Act 59) (2019), An act relating to the Transportation Program
Requires 75% of newly purchased and leased state fleet vehicles to be hybrid or plug-in electric vehicles.
Washington State Electric Vehicle Fleets Initiative
An updated initiative (2019) to accelerate adoption of EVs in public and private fleets
Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization, LPDD Model Executive Order: Green Fleets
Can be used to establish a state or local “Green Fleet Transition” program
Revised Code of Washington 43.19.648, Publicly owned vehicles, vessels, and construction equipment — fuel usage
Requires state agencies to power vehicles with electricity or biofuel.
Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization, LPDD Model Law: Clean Fleet Legislation
Can be enacted on the state or local level to establish a “Green Fleet Transition” program in the enacting jurisdiction
California Executive Order B-16-2012, Zero Emission Purchasing Mandate, (2012)
Establishes various ZEV vehicle benchmarks and mandates, including number of ZEVs on the road, petroleum displacement, transportation emissions reductions, and ZEVs in the state fleet.
California State Administrative Manual, 4121, Executive Order B-16-12 Zero Emission Purchasing Mandate (2012)
California State Administrative Manual, 4121, Executive Order B-16-12 Zero Emission Purchasing Mandate
Colorado Executive Order B 2019 002, (2019)
Executive Order supporting the transition to zero emission vehicles, including creation of a transportation electrification working group, creation of a Colorado Zero Emission Vehicle Program, and allocation of Volkswagon settlement funds to transportation electrification.
State of Connecticut, Section 93 (pp. 112-115) of Public Act 19-117 (2019)
State of Connecticut Public Act 19-117, establishes requirements for the state fleet, including that at least 50% of light-duty vehicles be zero-emission by 2030, at least 30% of all buses be zero-emission by 2030, a corresponding purchasing plan be created, and a feasibiity study be conducted regarding state purchase or lease of zero-emission medium- and […]
Illinois Executive Order 2021-08
Executive order regarding the procurement of zero emission vehicles and supporting equipment, (Apr. 22, 2021)
Illinois Executive Order 2009-11 (2009)
Executive Order to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Illinois State Government Operations; Section IV, Sustainable Transportation, includes targets for petroleum use reduction, emissions reductions, EV procurement
State of Maine, Lead by Example Report (2021)
Adopts targets for state government, based on strategies in state climate action plan; presents a baseline of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from state operations and lays out a plan for meeting state goals
Maryland Executive Order 01.01.2015.02 (2015)
State Fleet Goals for Zero-Emission Vehicles
Massachusetts Executive Order No. 594
Massachusetts Executive Order 594 Leading By Example: Decarbonizing and Minimizing Environmental Impacts of State Government (April 22, 2021)
Maryland SB 137 (2021)
Beginning in Fiscal Year 2023, disallows the Maryland Transit Administration from purchasing any buses for its transit fleet that are not zero-emission
New Jersey P.L. 2019, c.362 (2019), An Act Concerning the Use of EVs
Establishes targets for statewide EV deployment, including for state agencies.
Oregon SB 1044 (2019), Relating to Transportation Electrification
Establishes goals that promote zero-emission vehicle use and requires entities of executive department to promote zero-emission vehicle use
Oregon HB 2027 (2021)
Changes operative date from Jan. 1, 2029, to Jan. 1, 2025, for law requiring agencies to purchase light-duty vehicles that are zero-emission vehicles whenever possible