Zero Emission Vehicles 2012

This page last reviewed August 7, 2012

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF THE 2012 AMENDMENTS TO THE CALIFORNIA ZERO EMISSION VEHICLE REGULATION

(January 26, 2012)

Public Comments

FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on August 7, 2012. The regulation became effective the same day, August 7, 2012. 


  • Final Regulation Order - Part 1: Final Regulation Order: Amend section 1962.1, Title 13, California Code of Regulations ~ Zero-Emission Vehcile Standards for 2009 through 2017 Model Year  Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks and Medium-Duty Vehicles (PDF - 188K)
  • Final Regulation Order - Part 3: Final Regulation Order: Adopt 1962.2, Title 13, California Code of Regulations (PDF - 95K)
  • Final Regulation Order - Part 5: Final Regulation Order:  Amend 1962.3, Title 13, California Code of Regulations ~ Electric Vehicle Charging Requirements  (PDF - 12K)
  • Addendum to the Final Statement of Reasons (PDF - 44K)

ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL 

The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on June 25, 2012.  OAL has until August 7, 2012,  to make a determination.


  • Request for Early Effective Date (PDF- 43K)
  • Part 1 - Final Regulation Order: Amend section 1962.1, Title 13, California Code of Regulations ~ Zero-Emission Vehcile Standards for 2009 through 2017 Model Year  Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks and Medium-Duty Vehicles ~see revised above~
  • Part 2 - California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2009 through 2017 Model Zero-Emission Vehicles and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, in the Passenger Car, Light-Duty Truck and Medium-DutyVehicle Classes, Adopted December 17, 2008, as last amended March 22, 2012 (PDF- 712K)
  • Part 3 - Final Regulation Order: Adopt 1962.2, Title 13, California Code of Regulations  ~see revised above~
  • Part 4 - California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2018 and Subsequent Model Zero-Emission Vehicles and Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, in the Passenger Car, Light-Duty Truck and Medium-Duty Vehicle Classes (PDF- 564K)
  • Part 5 - Final Regulation Order:  Amend 1962.3, Title 13, California Code of Regulations ~ Electric Vehicle Charging Requirements ~see revised above~
  • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF- 147K)
    • Attachment A ~ FSOR Responses to Comments on Appendix B to the ISOR, Advanced Clean Cars Environmental Analysis (PDF- 245K)


A business or person submitting a comment to a proposed regulation or proposed amendment or repeal of a regulation or any person who specifically request it has the right to request a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR). Upon its completion, the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) will be available and copies may requested from the agency contact persons, or may be obtained in electronic form from this web page.


HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES 

Posted April 4, 2012

Resolution 12-21 (PDF-77K)

  • Attachment E: Findings and Statement of Overriding Considerations (PDF-70K)

Posted February 22, 2012

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text, Deadline to Submit Public Comment: March 8, 2012 (PDF- 33K) 

Attachment A: Proposed 15 Day Regulation Order (PDF- 137K)

Attachment BCalifornia Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2009 through 2017 Model Zero-Emission Vehicles and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, in the Passenger Car, Light-Duty Truck and Medium-Duty Vehicle Classes (PDF- 117K)

Attachment C: California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2018 and Subsequent Model Zero-Emission Vehicles and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, in the Passenger Car, Light-Duty Truck and Medium-Duty Vehicle Classes (PDF- 119K)

Deadline to Submit Public Comment: March 8, 2012

Posted February 16, 2012

Resolution 12-11 (PDF-113KB)

Posted February 13, 2012

Resolution 12-11 (CORRECTED 2/16/2012) ~see revised above~
  • Attachment E: Staff's suggested Modifications to the Original ZEV Proposal (Distributed at the January 26, 2012 Board hearing) (PDF-70KB)


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL


Posted December 7, 2011

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF - 82K)

Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF - 1.37 MB)

  • Appendix A-1.  §1962.1 Zero Emission Vehicle Standards for 2009 through 2017 Model Year Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles (PDF - 205K)
  • Appendix A-2.  California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2009 through 2017 Model Zero-Emission Vehicles and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, in the Passenger Car, Light-Duty Truck and Medium-Duty Vehicle Classes  (PDF - 966K)
  • Appendix A-3.  §1962.2 Zero Emission Vehicle Standards for 2018 and subsequent Model Year Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles   (PDF - 95K)
  • Appendix A-4. California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2018 and Subsequent Model Zero-Emission Vehicles and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, in the Passenger Car, Light-Duty Truck and Medium-Duty Vehicle Classes  (PDF - 897K)
  • Appendix A-5.  §1962.3 California Vehicle Charging Requirements (PDF - 17K)
  • Appendix B: Environmental Analysis for Advance Clean Cars Regulation Package (PDF - 1.37 MB)
  • Appendix C: Economic Analysis Inputs (PDF - 58K)


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY


Rulemaking Activity for 2012
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