BAR Advisory Group

The BAR Advisory Group (BAG) was established to increase the level of communication between BAR, the automotive repair and Smog Check industry, and stakeholders. The advisory group is an informal, voluntary membership group that meets regularly to provide input to the chief on BAR programs.

2021 BAG Meetings

2020 BAG Meetings

2019 BAG Meetings

Date and Time Location Agenda Materials Webcast
October 17, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Department of Consumer Affairs
HQ 1, Hearing Room 102
1625 North Market Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
Agenda

Workshop Notice
Legislation and Regulations Update

California Vehicle Inspection System Transition Project Update

Operating and Enhancing the Cal-VIS

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Beyond

Permanent Diagnostic Trouble Codes (PDTC) Implementation Update

On Board Diagnostic (OBD) System Vehicle Tampering Prevention

Enforcement Statistics Update

Collision Repair Proposals Workshop Presentation

Collision Repair Proposals Workshop Draft Text
Webcast

Workshop
July 18, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Department of Consumer Affairs
HQ 1, Hearing Room 102
1625 North Market Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
Agenda Legislation and Regulations Update

California Vehicle Inspection System Transition (CAL-VISTA) Project Update

OBD Pre-Inspection Activity Presentation

2019 Smog Check Performance Report

Station Wall License QR Code Demonstration

Online Training Presentation

Cars for Schools Update

Enforcement Statistics Update
Webcast
April 18, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Department of Consumer Affairs
HQ 1, Hearing Room 102
1625 North Market Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
Agenda

Workshop Notice
Legislation and Regulations Update

California Vehicle Inspection System Transition (CAL-VISTA) Project Update

Permanent Diagnostic Trouble Codes (PDTC) Implementation Plan

Product Labeling Regulations

Case Processing Overview

Enforcement Statistics Update

Enforcement/Licensing Modernization (ELM) Overview

Collision Repair Proposals Workshop Presentation

Collision Repair Proposals Workshop Draft Text
Webcast

Workshop
January 17, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Department of Consumer Affairs
HQ 1, Hearing Room 102
1625 North Market Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
Agenda

Workshop Notice
Legislation and Regulations Update

California Vehicle Inspection System Transition (CAL-VISTA) Project Update

2018-19 Program Reviews

Smog Check Program Update

Enforcement Statistics Update

DCA News and Updates Letter

Repair Assistance Workshop Presentation

Repair Assistance Workshop Draft Text
Webcast

Workshop

BAG Members

  • Louis J. Anapolsky, Knox, Lemmon & Anapolsky, LLP
  • Nikki Ayers, Independent Automotive Professionals Association
  • Christina Bauders, Automotive Oil Change Association
  • Gary Conover, California Automotive Wholesalers' Association
  • Jeff Cox, Automotive Maintenance and Repair Association/Motorist Assurance Program
  • Johan Gallo, California Automotive Business Coalition
  • Vince Gregory, AAA Northern California
  • George Hritz, California Automotive Teachers
  • David Kusa, Automotive Service Councils of California
  • Brian Maas, California New Car Dealers Association
  • Megan McKernan, Automobile Club of Southern California
  • Jack Molodanof, California Auto Body Association
  • Ruben Parra, California Automotive Teachers
  • David Robinette, Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair