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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2017-00182


CCR details

Tracking Number 2017-00182
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1000 Department of Public Health and Environment
Agency 1001 Air Quality Control Commission
CCR Number 5 CCR 1001-13
CCR Title REGULATION NUMBER 11 MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS INSPECTION PROGRAM

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 05/19/2017
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2017-00182.doc
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2017-00182.doc
Statutory Authority Sections 42-4-306(1) and (3)(b)(V)(B); 42-4-306(6)(a) and 42-4-306(10); 42-4-307.7(4) and (6); 42-4-306(3)(a)(1)(A); 42-4-306(3)(b)(V)(B); 24-4-103 and 25-7-110, 110.5 and 110.8 C.R.S., as applicable and amended.
Description of Subjects/Issues To consider revisions to Regulation Number 11 to clarify and make more transparent existing provisions, correct administrative errors, delete obsolete language, delete certain qualifying criteria and standards and establish inspection procedures when tampering is detected. Six changes will be made in this rule making: 1) Delete the older IM 240 test as the sole data to be used to develop a clean screen low emitting vehicle index, thereby allowing the On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) test data collected from newer vehicles to also be used to develop the low emitting vehicle index; 2) Correct an administrative error where the readiness requirements for Envirotest public lanes and the readiness requirements for self-inspecting vehicle fleets were transposed in the regulation; 3) Delete readiness language from OBD “Inspection Passing Criteria” to clarify that readiness is a determinant of whether or not a vehicle will undergo an OBD inspection; 4) Correct language to clarify that the IM 240 test conducted on five percent of OBD tested vehicles will be the pass/fail determinant for those vehicles; 5) Establish language regarding OBD test procedures where tampering is detected; and 6) Delete obsolete language by removing antiquated equipment requirements. The proposed revisions may also correct any typographical, grammatical, and formatting errors found through the regulation.
Purpose/Objective of Rule Considered proposed revisions to Regulation Number 11, Part C to reflect procedural changes and criteria used in the emissions inspection of motor vehicle On-Board Diagnostics and to Part F to modify the on-road remote sensing clean screen low emitter index qualifying criteria, to incorporate the use of on-board diagnostics test data collected from newer vehicles.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? No
Hearing Date 08/17/2017
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Sabin Conference Room, Denver, CO 80246
Contact Name Doug Decker
Contact Title Program Manager
Contact Telephone 303-692-3126
Contact email doug.decker@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02017-00182.doc
Redline Redline2017-00182.doc
Adopted Date 08/17/2017
AGO requested date 08/17/2017
Attorney General Opinion 08/30/2017
Colorado Register publication date 09/10/2017
Effective Date 09/30/2017
Inserted into CCR 09/28/2017