Small Off-Road Engine Regulations Regulatory Documents

This page last reviewed May 28, 2008

Rulemaking on Small Off-Road Utility Engine Regulations

(March 26, 1998 Hearing)


FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION
The final package was filed with OAL on February 5, 1999. OAL approved the regulation package and filed it with the Secretary of State on March 23, 1999. The regulation became effective on that same date. You may wish to view the current certification requirements and related guidance documents.

ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL
  • Updated Informative Digest (PDF - 17K)

  • Final Regulation Order

    • Sections 2400-2409, Title 13, California Code of Regulations (PDF - 270K)

    • Sections 2410-2414, Title 13, California Code of Regulations (PDF - 35K)

    • California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 1995 and Later Small Off-Road Engines (PDF - 536K)

  • Final Statement of Reasons for Regulations (PDF - 371K)

  • Executive Order G-99-002 (PDF - 13K)

  • Request for Early Effective Date (PDF - 8K)

HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES
  • Supplemental Notice of Availability of Modified Text (January 11, 1999 - January 26, 1999) (PDF - 10K)

    • Enclosure 1 - California Regulations for 1995 and Later Small Off-Road Engines (PDF - 287K)                      

    • Enclosure 2 - California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 1995 and Later Small Off-Road Engines (PDF - 68K)

  • Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text (December 21, 1998 - January 5, 1999) (PDF - 42K)

    • Enclosure 1 - Resolutions 15-A and 15-B

    • Enclosure 2 - Proposed Modifications to the Originally Proposed California Regulations for 1995 and Later Small Off-Road Engines (PDF - 293K)            

    • Enclosure 3 - Proposed Modifications to the Originally Proposed California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 1995 and Later Small Off-Off Road Engines (PDF - 558K)                      

    • Enclosure 4 - Sample Credit Spreadsheet for Small Off-Road Engines (MS Excel Spreadsheet - 43K) or (PDF - 4K)          

  • ARB Board Meeting Summary for March 26, 1998 Click Here

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIALS
  • Public Hearing Notice (PDF - 19K)

  • Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) for the Public Hearing to Consider Amendments to The 1999 Small Off-Road Engine Regulations (PDF - 191K)

    • Attachment A - Proposed Regulation Order - Regulations for 1995 and Later Small Off-Road Engines (PDF - 210K)       

    • Attachment B - Test Procedures (PDF - 509K)

    • Attachment C - List of Preempted Equipment (PDF - 9K)

    • Attachment D - Staff Report: Utility Engine Regulation Status Report (Mail Out #95-42) - Not yet available on the web.             

    • Attachment E - Komatsu Zenoah Letter - Not available on the web.

    • Attachment F - Engine Manufacturers Association Catalyst Submission - Not available on the web.

    • Attachment G - Compression Ignition Engine Statement of Principles (PDF - 39K)

    • Attachment H - Averaging, Banking and Trading of Credits (PDF - 14K)

    • Attachment I - Production Line Testing (PDF - 7K)

    • Attachment J - Assessment of Cost Effectiveness and Public Acceptance of Tier II Emission Standards for Handheld Equipment - Not available on the web.

    • Attachment K - Portable Power Equipment Manufacturers Association Press Release - Not available on the web.              

    • Attachment L - Ryobi Press Release - Not available on the web.

  • Request for Test Procedures and Attachments (PDF - 6K)

INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY



Rulemaking Activity for 1998