Lower Emission Vehicles / Heavy-Duty Gasoline Engines

This page last reviewed April 29, 2008

Regulatory Documents for the Heavy-Duty Gasoline
Engines and Low-Emission Vehicle Regulations


RULEMAKING TO CONSIDER THE INCORPORATION OF FEDERAL EXHAUST EMISSION
STANDARDS FOR 2008 AND LATER MODEL-YEAR HEAVY-DUTY GASOLINE ENGINES AND
THE ADOPTION OF MINOR AMENDMENTS TO THE LOW-EMISSION VEHICLE REGULATIONS

(November 14, 2002 Postponed to December 12, 2002 Hearing)


FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION
Posted November 12, 2003:
The final package was filed with OAL on September 23, 2003. OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on November 4, 2003. The regulation will become effective on December 4, 2003.
The version of the Final Regulation Order approved by OAL reflects a few nonsubstantial modifications to the version submitted to OAL September 23, 2003. These modifications are described in the memorandum listed below.
  • November 3, 2003 Memorandum to OAL (PDF - 21K)

  • Final Regulation Order (Revised November 3, 2003) (PDF - 36K)

ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL
Posted September 23, 2003:
The following documents were filed with the Office of Administrative Law on September 23, 2003.
  • Executive Order G-03-016 (PDF - 11K)

  • Final Regulation Order (Alternate 1) (PDF - 38K)

  • Final Regulation Order (Alternate 2) (PDF - 38K)

  • Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) (PDF - 33K)

    • Amendments to the "California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2004 and Subsequent Model Heavy-Duty Otto-Cycle Engines" (PDF - 75K)

    • Amendments to the "California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks and Medium-Duty Vehicles" (PDF - 231K)            

    • Amendments to the "California Motor Vehicle Emission Control and Smog Index Label Specifications for 1978 through 2003 Model Year Motorcycles, Light-, Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles" (PDF - 48K)

    • Amendments to the "California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 1985 through 2003 Model Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines and Vehicles" (PDF - 113K)

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

    • The New "California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2004 and Subsequent Model Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines and Vehicles" (PDF - 176K)

    • The New "California Smog Index Label Specifications for 2004 and Subsequent Model Passenger Cars and Light-Duty Trucks" (PDF - 14K)           

  • Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues (PDF - 6K)
A business or person submitting a comment to a proposed regulation or proposed amendment or repeal of a regulation or any person who specifically requests 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 April 7:
The deadline for public comment on the Notice of Availability of Modified Text has been extended to April 28, 2003.
Posted March 28, 2003:
  • Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text - Deadline for Public Comment: April 14, 2003

  • Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text (PDF - 14K)

  • Attachment I: Proposed Modified Text to Section 1961, Title 13, CCR (PDF - 24K)

  • Complete Text Showing Modifications To:

    • "California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks and Medium-Duty Vehicles" (PDF - 230K)

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

  • Resolution 02-31 (PDF - 18K)

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL
  • Notice of Postponement (HTML) or (PDF - 29K)

  • Public Hearing Notice (HTML) or (PDF - 29K)

  • Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) with Appendix A (Proposed Regulation Order) and Appendix B (Description of Proposed Amendments) (PDF - 80K)

  • Request for Documents (PDF - 7K)

  • Proposed Amendments to the "California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2004 and Subsequent Model Heavy-Duty Otto-Cycle Engines" (PDF - 72K)

  • Proposed Amendments to the "California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2004 and Subsequent Model Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines" (PDF - 175K)

  • Proposed Amendments to the "California Exhaust Emission Standard and Test Procedures for1985 through 2003 Model Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines and Vehicles" (PDF - 108K)

  • Proposed Amendments to the "California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks and Medium-Duty Vehicles" (PDF - 226K)                         

  • Proposed Amendments to the "California Motor Vehicle Emission Control and Smog Index Label Specifications for 1978 through 2003 Model Year Motorcycles, Light-, Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles" (PDF - 47K)

  • Proposed Amendments to the "California Smog Index Label Specifications for 2004 and Subsequent Model Passenger Cars and Light-Duty Trucks" (PDF - 15K)

  • Proposed Amendments to the "California Refueling Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Motor Vehicles" (PDF - 14K)    

INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY



Rulemaking Activity for 2002