Motor Vehicle Evaporative and Exhaust Emissions Test Procedures

This page last reviewed April 28, 2008

RULEMAKING TO CONSIDER TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE EVAPORATIVE AND EXHAUST EMISSIONS TEST PROCEDURES (May 25, 2006, Postponed to June 22, 2006)

Public Comments Received


FINAL APPROVAL/OAL ACTION

OAL approved the final rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on January 18, 2007. The regulation will become effective on February 17, 2007.


ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL

Posted December 12, 2006

The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on December 4, 2006. OAL has until January 18, 2007 to make a determination.

  • Final Regulation Order (PDF- 15K)

  • California Evaporative Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Motor Vehicles (PDF- 824K)

  • California Refueling Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Motor Vehicles (PDF- 15K)

  • California Exhaust Emission Standards Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles (PDF- 15K)

  • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF- 33K)

  • Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues (PDF- 4K)

  • Updated Informative Digest (PDF- 11K)



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

Resolution 06-20 (PDF- 23K)



PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Posted April 13, 2006

Notice of Postponement: (PDF- 37K)

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF- 37K)

Initial Statement of Reasons (PDF- 76K)

  • Appendix A: Proposed Regulation Order (PDF- 19K)
  • Appendix B: Description of Proposed Amendments (PDF- 6K)
  • Appendix C: Description of Proposed Amendments - Test Procedures (PDF- 33K)
  • Appenidx D: Proposed Changes to Evaporation Test Procedures (PDF- 19K)
  • Appendix E: Proposed Changes to Refueling Test Procedures (PDF- 17K)
  • Appendix F: Proposed Changes to Exhaust Test Procedures (PDF- 17K)



INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY

Rulemaking Activity for 2006