6.1. A school bus shall be fully electric if it is used for the following: (1) all transport of students organized for taking them to or from classes on a daily basis or for allowing them to go home at noon for lunch and provided for by a school service centre that exercises the duties and powers related to student transportation provided for in sections 291 to 299 of the Education Act (chapter I-13.3), for a school board that exercises the duties and powers related to school bussing provided for in sections 431 to 431.8 of the Education Act for Cree, Inuit and Naskapi Native Persons (chapter I-14), or for a private educational institution authorized to organize the busing of students under the second paragraph of section 62 of the Act respecting private education (chapter E-9.1);
(2) all other transport of school children for educational, sports or cultural activities provided for a school service centre, a school board or for a private educational institution referred to in subparagraph 1;
(3) any transport provided by a school service centre, by a school board or by a private educational institution for its school children.
The first paragraph does not apply to a school bus whose model year is prior to 2024 and which was registered in Québec on 31 October 2021. It also does not apply to a school bus used for the transportation of school children in a location served by a Hydro-Québec independent electric power distribution system and listed in Schedule II.
1060-2021O.C. 1060-2021, s. 11.