Formal CARB Submissions Due

The California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) will conduct a public hearing on July 23, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. PDT to consider approving for adoption the proposed amendments to Procedures for the Exemption of Add-On and Modified Part(s) for On Road Vehicles/Engines:  The “Procedures for Exemption of Add-On and Modified Parts” provides a pathway for aftermarket parts manufacturers to receive an exemption from the prohibitions of section 27156 of the California Vehicle Code (VC) for add-on and modified parts or other modifications that affect emissions. 

The SEMA staff has been heavily involved in the development of the proposed procedures, with attention toward the impact that this will have on SEMA members. SEMA recommends that affected manufacturers of performance aftermarket products review the proposed procedures in detail and submit questions or comments to CARB. The SEMA Compliance Center staff is also available to answer questions.

Inquiries concerning the substance of the proposed procedures may be directed to Richard Muradliyan (626-575-6798, Richard.muradliyan@arb.ca.gov) or Jackie Lourenco (626-450-6152, jackie.lourenco@arb.ca.gov). Peter Treydte, SEMA’s Director of Emissions Compliance is also available to answer questions (909-978-6673, petert@sema.org).

Interested members of the public may present comments orally or in writing at the hearing and may provide comments by postal mail or by electronic submittal before the hearing. Written comments not physically submitted at the hearing must be submitted on or after June 5, 2020 and received no later than July 20, 2020. Comments submitted in advance of the hearing must be addressed to one of the following:

Clerks' Office, California Air Resources Board
1001 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814

Or electronically.

Date / Time: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:59pm
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