Arizona Revised Statutes § 49-591 Exemptions

49-591. Exemptions

A. Employers opening for business, or hiring, relocating or otherwise adding employees so as to become subject to the requirements of this section within sixty days before the annual due date for the annual survey, are not required to submit the survey or plan until the next annual due dates.

B. The task force may grant an exemption to employers from the requirement to attain trip reduction goals specified in section 49-588. Exemptions shall be granted if the employer demonstrates that effective trip reduction strategies were implemented on or after July 1, 1988. Those exemptions may be granted only for the first year in which an employer is subject to this section. Employers shall demonstrate that effective strategies are in place by providing:

1. A detailed description of the trip reduction strategies and how they are implemented.

2. The period of time that the strategies have been in place.

3. Evidence indicating that the strategies have been effective in reducing the proportion of employees commuting by single occupancy vehicles.

C. The task force shall grant an exemption only on finding:

1. The evidence submitted by the employer is valid.

2. The trip reduction strategies have reduced trips at least as much as specified in the trip reduction goals pursuant to section 49-588.

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