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BAR Regulatory Files and Affected Regulation
Hearing or Action Date(s)

File 2013_237: Vehicle Registration Amnesty Program (Section 100)
(Section 3340.38)

N/A

File 2013_235: Ignition Interlock Devices
(Section 3363.1, 3363.2, 3363.3, & 3363.4)

N/A

File 2012_231: Application For Initial Smog Check Inspector, and/or Smog Check Repair Technician License (Section 100)
(Section 3340.29)

N/A

File 2012_229: CONSUMER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM - ADMINISTRATIVE TERMS AND PARTICIPATION ELIGIBILITY
(Sections 3394.2, 3394.3, & 3394.4)

N/A

File 2012_228: CAP Application and STAR Program Modifications (Section 100)
(Section 3340.15)

N/A

File 2011_222: Referee Services and Repair Cost Waiver
(Sections 3340.1, 3340.4, 3340.43, and 3340.16)

2/26/2013

File 2011_221: Smog Check Inspection Procedures
(Sections 3340.1, 3340.16, 3340.16.4, 3340.16.5, 3340.17, 3340.18, 3340.42, 3340.42.2, and 3340.45)

2/19/2013

File 2011_220: AB 2289 Penalties
(Sections 3394.25, 3394.26, 3394.27)

12/5/2011

File 2011_219: Repair Assistance Co-Payment Modification
(Sections 3394.3, 3394.4, 3394.6, 3394.7)

11/28, 11/29, and 11/30/2011

File 2011_218: Vehicle Registration Amnesty Program
(Section 3340.38)

08/22/2011

File 2011_216: Brake Inspection and Repair Requirements
(Sections 3369.1 and 3369.2)

05/21/2012

File 2010_215: Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program - Emergency
(Section 3394.1, 3394.4, 3394.5, 3394.6, 3394.7)

N/A

File 2010_213: Motor Vehicle Inspection Program Definitions (Section 100)
(Section 3340.1)

N/A

File 2009_211: Administrative Citations and Fine for Unlicensed Activity
(Sections 3394.40, 3394.41, 3394.42, 3394.43, 3394.44, 3394.45 and 3394.46)

07/05/2011

File 2008_210: Smog Check Licensing Restructure
(Sections 3306, 3340.10, 3340.15, 3340.16.4, 3340.16.5, 3340.17, 3340.22, 3340.22.1, 3340.23, 3340.28, 3340.29, 3340.30, 3340.31 and 3351.1)

07/05/2011

File 2008_209: Exhaust System Certificate of Compliance
(Section 3340.36.1)

11/30/2009

File 2008_207: CAP Application Revisions (aka $1500 Vehicle Retirement Incentive)
(Section 3394.3, 3394.4, 3394.6)

10/26/2009

File 2008_206: License Prefix Standardization
(Section 3351.2)

10/02/2008

File 2008_205: Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program
(Section 3394.1, 3394.3, 3394.5, 3394.6, 3394.7)

9/7/2010

File 2008_204: Smog Inspection Requirements
(Section 3340.5, 3340.15, 3340.16, 3340.42, 3340.45)

08/31/2009

File 2008_203: STAR Program
(Section 3340.1, 3340.16, 3340.16.5, 3340.41, 3392.1, 3392.2, 3392.2.1, 3392.3, 3392.3.1, 3392.4, 3392.5, 3392.5.1, 3392.6, and 3392.6.1)

06/10/2011, 06/13/2011

File 2008_201: BAR's Principal Office Address
(Section 3300)

05/08/2008

File 2008_200: Consumer Assistance Program Application Revisions
(Section 3394.6)

08/13/2008

File 2007_106: Emission Inspection System Revision
(Sections 3340.17, 3340.42, & 3340.42.2)

03/23/2009, 03/25/2009

File 2007_104: Visible Smoke Test
(Sections 3340.42 & 3340.43)

08/13/2007

File 2007-100: Licensing and Qualifications for Smog Check Technicians
(Section 3340.28 & 3340.29)

06/27/2008

File 2007-099: Consumer Assistance Program Vehicle Retirement Option Eligibility
(Section 3394.4)

01/11/2008

File 200X_20X: Revised Guidelines for Disciplinary Penalties and Terms of Probation
(Sections 3395.4)

  • Workshops: To be determined (TBD)
TBD

File 2006_094: Invoice Requirements; Individual Prices for Parts and Services/Repairs
(Sections 3356)

05/10/2006, 05/12/2006

File 2006_093: Lamp and Brake Inspections, Adjustments and Certifications; Stations and Adjusters
(Article 2 (commencing with § 3305), Article 3 (commencing with § 3315), and Article 4 (commencing with § 3320))

05/31/2006, 06/2/2006

File 2007_079: Low-Pressure Fuel Evaporative System Test & Initial Testing of Test-Only Directed Vehicles at Gold Shield Stations
(Sections 3340.16, 3340.42 & 3392.2)

3/7/2007,
3/9/2007

File 2006_078: Public Access to Information; Disclosure of Complaint Information
(Sections 3303.1)

12/13/2006