Malfunction and Diagnostic System Requirements and Associated Enforcement Provisions

This page last reviewed June 6, 2008

RULEMAKING TO CONSIDER TECHNICAL STATUS AND PROPOSED REVISIONS TO MALFUNCTION AND DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS AND ASSOCIATED ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS FOR PASSENGER CARS, LIGHT-DUTY RUCKS
AND MEDIUM-DUTY VEHICLES AND ENGINES (OBD II) AND
EMISSION WARRANTY REGULATIONS

September 28, 2006


Public Comments Received


FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on November 9, 2007. The regulation became effective the same day, November 9, 2007.

  • Final Regulation Order as approved by OAL; Title 13, CCR, Section 1968.2, (PDF - 11.06MB)
Clean Versions of the Regulation without illustrations of underline and strikeout.


ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL

Posted October 30, 2007

The Resubmittal Package was filed with OAL on October 18, 2007. OAL has until December 4, 2007 to make a determination. Though, ARB did request and expedited review and request for early effective date.

Memo to OAL dated October 17, 2007. (PDF - 18K)

Final Regulation Order

    • Title 13, California Code Regulations, Section 1968.2, Malfunction and Diagnostic System Requirements for 2004 and Subsequent Model-Year Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles and Engines See Revised Above

    • Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 1968.5, Enforcement of Malfunction and Diagnostic System Requirements for 2004 and Subsequent Model-Year Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles and Engines (PDF - 142K)

    • Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Sections 2035, 2037, and 2038, Emission Control System Warranty Requirements for 1990 and Subsequent Model Year Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles and Engines (PDF - 68K)


On September 24, 2007, OAL Disapproved the Rulemaking Record.


The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on August 10, 2007. OAL has until September 24, 2007 to make a determination.

  • Final Regulation Order

    • Title 13, California Code Regulations, Section 1968.2, Malfunction and Diagnostic System Requirements for 2004 and Subsequent Model-Year Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles and Engines See Revised Above

    • Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 1968.5, Enforcement of Malfunction and Diagnostic System Requirements for 2004 and Subsequent Model-Year Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles and Engines See Revised Above

    • Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Sections 2035, 2037, and 2038, Emission Control System Warranty Requirements for 1990 and Subsequent Model Year Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles and Engines See Revised Above

  • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF - 355K)

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

  • Updated Informative Digest (PDF - 31K)

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 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 July 23, 2007

Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Documents and Information (PDF- 26K)

August 7, 2007 ~ DEADLINE for Public Comment

  • Attachment I: Proposed 2nd 15-Day Modifications to Sections 1968.2 and 1968.5, Title 13, California Code of Regulations (PDF- 59K)

Posted May 22, 2007

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Documents and Information (PDF - 17K) June 19, 2007 Deadline for Public Comment

  • Attachment II: Staff's Modifications to the Proposed Regulation Order (PDF- 146K)

Resolution 06-26 (PDF-45K)

  • Attachment D: Staff's Suggested Modifications to the Original Proposal (PDF-31K)


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF- 58K)

Initial Statement of Reasons (PDF- 568K)

  • Attachment A: Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 1968.2, Malfunction and Diagnostic System Requirements for 2004 and Subsequent Model Year Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles and Engines (OBD II) (PDF- 699K)

  • Attachment B: Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 1968.5, Enforcement of Malfunction and Diagnostic System Requirements for 2004 and Subsequent Model Year Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles and Engines (PDF- 137K)

  • Attachment C: Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Sections 2035, 2037, and 2038, Emission Control System Warranty Requirements for 1990 and Subsequent Model Year Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles and Engines (PDF- 69K)


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY




Rulemaking Activity for 2006

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