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AB 582 (Garcia ) Vehicles: emissions: certification, auditing, and compliance

Position:Watch
Status:Amended
Summary:
Existing law requires a manufacturer of a new motor vehicle to allow the State Air Resources Board to conduct surveillance emissions testing at its assembly facilities or at any other location where the manufacturer’s assembly line testing is performed and testing records are kept. Existing law authorizes the state board to impose a fee on the manufacturers of new motor vehicles to recover the state board’s costs associated with this surveillance.
 
This bill would require the state board to enhance its certification, audit, and compliance activities for new motor vehicles to detect defeat devices or other software used to evade emissions testing, as specified. The bill would authorize the state board to impose a fee on the manufacturers of new motor vehicles to cover the state board’s costs associated with the state board’s certification, audit, and compliance activities. The bill would authorize the state board to impose a penalty on the manufacturers of new motor vehicles relating to the state board’s certification, audit, and compliance activities if specified conditions are met. The bill would create the Certification Fund and the Certification Penalty Account, with the moneys in both the fund and account available upon appropriation.
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Last Updated:August 22, 2017