SEMA eNews Vol. 22, No. 17, April 25, 2019

CARB to Hold April 30 Webinar on Proposed Executive Order Certification Fees

By SEMA Washington, D.C., Staff

The public is invited to participate in an April 30 webinar hosted by the California Air Resources Board to discuss CARB fees to be charged for mobile source certification and compliance. The CARB workshop will initiate the regulatory process to develop the fee structure.

Date: Tuesday, April 30
Time: 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. (PDT)
Place: Webinar only (GoToMeeting)

Register now!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Background

Historically, only about one-third of the products certified by CARB have been assessed a certification fee. On July 1, 2018, new legislation passed by the California legislature and signed by the Governor allows CARB to adopt a schedule of fees for additional mobile source categories and activities, such as:

  • Covering all or part of CARB’s reasonable costs associated with certification, audit and compliance of off-road or non-vehicular engines and equipment, aftermarket parts and emissions-control components sold in the state (as authorized pursuant to Sections 43013 and 43018 of the Health and Safety Code and subdivision (h) of Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code).  
  • Recovering CARB’s reasonable costs to enhance its certification, audit and compliance activities for new motor vehicles to detect defeat devices or other software used to evade emissions testing, including the increased utilization of in-use and real-world conditions emissions testing. 

Questions?  Contact SEMA Garage Compliance Center Manager Peter Treydte at petert@sema.org.

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