SPECIALLY CONSTRUCTED VEHICLES (KIT CARS)

This page last reviewed November 7, 2012

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER CALIFORNIA CERTIFICATION PROCEDURES FOR LIGHT-DUTY ENGINE PACKAGES FOR USE IN LIGHT-DUTY SPECIALLY CONSTRUCTED VEHICLES FOR 2012 AND SUBSEQUENT MODEL YEARS

(November 17, 2011)


Public Comments

FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on November 6, 2012. The effective date is December 6, 2012. 


  • Memo to OAL Dated November 5, 2012 (PDF - 24K)
  • Final Regulation Order (PDF - 132K)
    • California Certification Procedures for Light-Duty Engine Packges for use in Light-Duty Specially Constructed Vehicles for 2012 and Subsequent Model Years (PDF - 55K)


ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL 


Posted September 27, 2012


The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on September 27, 2012.  OAL has until November 8, 2012 to make a determination.

  • Final Regulation Order ~see revised above~
    • California Certification Procedures for Light-Duty Engine Packages for use in Light-Duty Specially Constructed Vehicles for 2012 and Subsequent Model Years ~see revised above~
    • California Evaporative Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Motor Vehicles (PDF- 858K)
    • California 2001 Through 2014 Model Criteria Pollutant Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures and 2009 Through 2016 Model Greenhouse Gas Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles. (PDF- 206K)
    • California 2015 and Subsequent Model Criteria Pollutant Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures and 2017 and Subsequent Model Greenhouse Gas Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles (PDF- 1313K)
    • California Non-Methane Organic Gas Test Procedures (PDF- 446K)
  • Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues (PDF - 56K)
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 August 16, 2012

Extension of Comment Period for Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Documents (PDF- 21K)

Deadline to Submit Public Comment has been extended: August 31, 2012

Posted August 8, 2012

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Documents (PDF- 67K)

Deadline to Submit Public Comment: August 23, 2012 ~see revised above~

  • Attachment 1: Resolution 11-38 (PDF- 333K)
  • Attachment 2: Adopt new article 1.5, Light-Duty Engine Packages for Use in Light-Duty Specially Constructed Vehicles, sections 2210, 2211, 2212, 2213, 2214, 2215, 2216, 2217, and 2218 (PDF- 156K)
  • Attachment  3: California Certification Procedures for Light-Duty Engine Packages for use in Light-Duty Specially Constructed Vehicles for 2012 and Subsequent Model Years (PDF- 68K)
  • Documents Added to the Record
    • California Evaporative Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Motor Vehicles (PDF- 858K)
    • California 2001 Through 2014 Model Criteria Pollutant Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures and 2009 Through 2016 Model Greenhouse Gas Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles. (PDF- 206K)
    • California 2015 and Subsequent Model Criteria Pollutant Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures and 2017 and Subsequent Model Greenhouse Gas Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles (PDF- 1313K)
    • California Non-Methane Organic Gas Test Procedures (PDF- 446K)

Posted February 13, 2012

Resolution 11-38 (PDF-333K) 

  • Attachment C: Staff's Suggested Modifications to the Original Proposed Regulation and Certification Procedures (PDF-26K)

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Posted September 28, 2011

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF - 46K)

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

  • Appendix A: Proposed Regulation Order  (PDF - 113K)
  • Appendix B: Proposed Certification Procedure (PDF - 47K)
  • Appendix C: Cost Spreadsheet (PDF - 40K)


ARB Staff have posted background materials for air emissions and public health impacts to allow stakeholders to verify the estimates presented in the September 2011 Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons Proposed Regulations and Certification Procedures for Light-Duty Engine Packages for Use in Light-Duty Specially Constructed Vehicles for 2012 and Subsequent Model Years. -www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/onroad/spcns/spcns1085.htm-


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY


Rulemaking Activity for 2011