Amendments to the Current Spark-Ignition Marine Engine and Boat Regulations

This page last updated October 7, 2009

RULEMAKING TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO THE CURRENT SPARK-IGNITION MARINE ENGINE AND BOAT REGULATIONS (July 24, 2008)

Public Comments Received


FINAL APPROVAL/OAL ACTION

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on July 17, 2009. The regulation became effective on August 16, 2009.

            California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001
            Model Year and Later Spark-Ignition Marine Engines 
(PDF- 6.18MB)

            Procedures for Exemption of Add-On and Modified Parts for Off-Road
            Categories 
(PDF- 75K)       


ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL

The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on June 5, 2009. OAL has until July 17, 2009 to make a determination.

  • Final Regulation Order (see revised above)
            California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001
            Model Year and Later Spark-Ignition Marine Engines 
(see revised above)

            Procedures for Exemption of Add-On and Modified Parts for Off-Road
            Categories  
(see revised above)
  • Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues (PDF- 5K)
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 be 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 May 14, 2009

Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text  (PDF - 21K)

Deadline for Public Comment Period May 30, 2009

  • Appendix 1: Staff's Supplemental Modifications to the Proposed Regulation Order (PDF- 14K)
  • Appendix 2: Supplemental Test Procedure Modifications  (PDF- 37K)   
Posted March 25, 2009

First Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Documents (PDF - 44K)

April 9, 2009 Deadline for Public Comment

Appendix 1 ~ Staff Modifications to the Proposed Regulation Order (PDF- 646K)

Appendix 2 ~ Test Procedures (PDF - 715K)

Appendix 3 ~ Resolution 08-36 (PDF- 6.98M)

Appendix 4 ~ Staff's Suggested Modifications to the Original Proposal, as distributed at the July 24, 2008, Board hearing (PDF- 191K)    

          Appendix 5 ~Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J1939-05 OBD-M Implementation Guidelines  (PDF- 560K)      

Resolution 08-36 (PDF- 6.97MB)

  • Attachment D: Staff's Suggested Modifications to the Original Proposal, as distributed at the July 24, 2008, Board hearing (PDF- 162K)


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF- 40K)

Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF- 392MB)

  • Attachment A: Proposed Regulation Order (PDF- 600K)
  • Attachment B: California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 Model Year and Later Spark-Ignition Marine Engines  (PDF- 762K)
  • Attachment C: Procedures for Exemption of Add-On and Modified Parts for Off-Road Categories (PDF- 46K)


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY

Rulemaking Activity for 2008