State of California

AIR RESOURCES BOARD

NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF THE 2003 AMENDMENTS TO THE CALIFORNIA ZERO EMISSION VEHICLE REGULATION

BY NOTICE dated December 31, 2002, and published in the January 10, 2003, California Regulatory Notice Register, Register 2003, No. 2-Z, the Air Resources Board (the Board or ARB) announced it would conduct a public hearing to consider the adoption of the 2003 amendments to the California zero emission vehicle regulation. The hearing was scheduled for February 27, 2003, at 9:00 a.m., at the California Environmental Protection Agency, Air Resources Board, 1001 "I" Street, Auditorium, Second Floor, Sacramento, California.

In response to comments from stakeholders submitted since issuance of the hearing notice, the staff intends to recommend significant modifications to the original proposal. In order to maximize the ability of the public to provide considered comments to the Board on the suggested modifications, the Board hearing on this matter has been postponed to the date, time and place set forth below. The staff expects to be able to release a modified proposed regulatory text by the first week of March.

This item will be considered at a two-day meeting of the Board, which will commence at 9:00 a.m., March 27, 2003, and may continue at 8:30 a.m., March 28, 2003.

This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities. If accommodation is needed, please contact the ARBís Clerk of the Board by March 13, 2003, at (916) 322-5594, or Telephone Device for the Deaf (TDD) (916) 324-9531 or (800) 700-8326 for TDD calls from outside the Sacramento area, to ensure accommodation.

CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD


Catherine Witherspoon

Executive Officer

Date: February 14, 2003