BAR Advisory Group Meeting - October 19, 2023

Thursday, October 19, 2023
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (or until close of business)
In-Person and Teleconference

Department of Consumer Affairs
HQ 1, Hearing Room
1625 North Market Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834

Webex (Password: BAR10192023) / Webcast

BAG member organizations and representatives

Meeting materials


1. Welcome and Introductions - Patrick Dorais, BAR Chief

2. Legislation and Regulations Update - Holly O’Connor and Kayla Shelton, BAR Executive Office

3. Career Training in Transportation, Energy, Skilled Trades - Tess Dubois-Carey, Universal Technical Institute

4. Cool Air Rebate Program - Nathan Perrine, Car Care Council

5. Vehicle Safety Systems Inspection Update - Mathew Gibson, BAR Executive Office

6. Accusation Case Study - Bill Thomas, BAR Executive Office

7. Enforcement Statistics - BAR Enforcement Operations Branch (Handout Only)

8. Licensing Statistics - BAR Licensing Program (Handout Only)

9. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda

10. Next BAR Advisory Group Meeting – Thursday, January 25, 2024

11. Adjournment

Notices to the Public

For questions about this meeting or to request a disability-related accommodation to participate in the meeting, contact Zach Richardson at (916) 403-8615 or Please submit your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting to help ensure availability of the requested accommodation.

Informational Item - Regulatory Workshop

Tear Down Disclosure Requirements for Automotive Repair Dealers
Thursday, October 19, 2023
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (or until close of business)

Following the meeting, the Bureau of Automotive Repair will host a public workshop to discuss and review proposed regulations that will modify the Bureau’s tear down disclosure requirements and clarify expectations in collision repair transactions.