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State
California
HSC Sec 39630-39632 CRUISE SHIPS AND OCEANGOING SHIPS

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
SECTION 39630-39632





39630. The Legislature finds and declares that it is in the
interests of all Californians to protect the air quality from
increasing volumes of cruise ship engine and oceangoing ship engine
emissions.


39631. (a) The state board shall enforce this chapter, and may
adopt standards, rules, and regulations for that purpose pursuant to
Section 39601.
(b) As used in this division, "cruise ship" means a commercial
vessel that has the capacity to carry 250 or more passengers for
hire. "Cruise ship" does not include the following:
(1) Vessels without berths or overnight accommodations for
passengers.
(2) Noncommercial vessels, warships, vessels operated by nonprofit
entities as determined by the Internal Revenue Service, and vessels
operated by the state, United States, or a foreign government.
(3) Oceangoing ships, as defined in subdivision (c).
(c) As used in this division, "oceangoing ship" means a private,
commercial, government, or military vessel of 300 gross registered
tons or more calling on California ports or places.



39632. Commencing on January 1, 2005, a cruise ship, and commencing
on January 1, 2006, an oceangoing ship, shall not conduct onboard
incineration while operating within three miles of the California
coast, to the extent allowed by federal law.