SMALL CONTAINERS OF AUTOMOTIVE REFRIGERANT

This page last reviewed February 11, 2010


RULEMAKING TO CONSIDER  THE ADOPTION OF A PROPOSED
REGULATION FOR SMALL CONTAINERS OF AUTOMOTIVE REFRIGERANT

(January 22, 2009)



Public Comments Received



FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

Posted February 11, 2010

On February 8, 2010, OAL approved the resubmission of the portion of the rulemaking action that was disapproved.  The regulation became effective on March 10, 2010.

Posted September 8, 2009

On September 8,  2009, OAL issued the Decision of Disapproval of Part of the Regulatory Action (PDF- 151K)

ARB has until January 6, 2009 to file a resubmittal package with OAL.

On January 5, 2010, ARB filed the resubmittal package with OAL. nbsp;OAL has until February 18, 2010 to make a determination.




ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL

Posted January 5, 2010

ARB filed the Resubmittal Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on January 5, 2010. OAL has until February 18, 2010 to make a determination.

  • Executive Order (PDF- 10K)
  • Final Regulation Order (PDF - 51K)
    • Certification Procedures for Small Containers of Automotive Refrigerant (PDF - 56K)
    • Test Procedure for Leaks from Small Containers of Automotive Refrigerant   (PDF - 96K)
    • Balance Protocol for Gravimetric Determination of Sample Weights using a Precision Balance  (PDF - 74K)
  • Addendum to the Final Statement of Reasons  (PDF - 56K)

Posted July 21, 2009

The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on July 21, 2009. OAL has until September 1, 2009 to make a determination.

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 for m from this web page.



HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES

Posted November 16, 2009

Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text  (PDF - 36K)

December 1, 2009 Deadline for Public Comment

  • Attachment 1 ~ Proposed 2nd 15-Day Modifications to the Original Proposed Regulation Order (PDF - 87K)
  • Attachment 2 ~ Proposed 2nd 15-Day Modifications to the Certification Procedures for Small Containers of Automotive Refrigerant (PDF - 59K)
  • Attachment 3 ~ Proposed 2nd 15-Day Modifications to the Test Procedure for Leaks from Small Containers of Automotive Refrigerant  (PDF - 97K)
  • Attachment 4 ~ Proposed 2nd 15-Day Modifications to the Balance Protocol for Gravimetric Determination of Sample Weights using a Precision Balance  (PDF - 76K)

Posted April 9, 2009

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text  (PDF - 42K)

April 24, 2009 Deadline for Public Comment

  • Attachment 1 ~ Proposed 15-Day Modifications to the Original Proposed Regulation Order (PDF - 33K)
  • Attachment 2 ~ Proposed 15-Day Modifications to the Certification Procedures for Small Containers of Automotive Refrigerant (PDF - 56K)

Resolution 09-1 (PDF - 528KB)



PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Posted December 4, 2008

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF - 45K)

Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF - 414K)

  • Appendix A:    Proposed Regulatory Language  (PDF - 64K)
  • Appendix B:  Proposed Certification Procedures for Small Containers of Automotive Refrigerant (PDF - 54K)
  • Appendix C:  TP-503 - Test Procedure for Leaks from Small Containers of Automotive Refrigerant (PDF - 92K)
  • >Appendix D:   BP-A1 - Balance Protocol for Gravimetric Determination of Sample Weight using a Precision Analytical Balance  (PDF - 72K)
  • Appendix E:  Examples of Labeling and Education Materials  (PDF - 327K)
  • Appendix F:  Reporting Forms  (PDF - 3.55M)
  • Appendix G:   Technical Support Document: “Staff Analysis on Emissions and Econom ic Impact of Regulatory Proposals for Small Containers of Automotive Refrigerant” (PDF - 210K)


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY



Rulemaking Activity for 2009