Regulatory Actions

Proposed Regulations


Automotive Repair Dealer Registration Application Requirements

Title 16, California Code of Regulations sections 3303, 3351, and 3395.6

Comment Period Ends: December 27, 2022
Hearing Date: No hearing scheduled

Citation and Remedial Training Programs for Automotive Repair Dealers

Title 16, California Code of Regulations sections 3394.25, 3394.26, 3394.27, 3394.40, 3394.41, 3394.42, 3394.43, 3394.44, 3394.45, 3394.46, 3394.50, 3394.51, 3394.52, 3394.53, 3394.54, 3394.55, 3395.7, 3395.8, 3395.9, and 3395.10

Comment Period Ends: November 21, 2022
Hearing Date: No hearing scheduled

Approved Regulations


Smog Check Equipment Security and Fraud Prevention

Title 16, California Code of Regulations sections 3340.15, 3340.41, 3340.45, 3394.26

Date Filed with the Secretary of State: August 15, 2022
Effective Date: October 1, 2022

STAR Program Updates

Title 16, California Code of Regulations sections 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, 3392.6.1

Date Filed with the Secretary of State: May 5, 2022
Effective Date: July 1, 2022

Disciplinary Guidelines Amendments

Title 16, California Code of Regulations section 3395.4

Date Filed with the Secretary of State: February 24, 2022
Effective Date: April 1, 2022

Consumer Assistance Program Updates - Certificate of Compliance

Title 16, California Code of Regulations sections 3394.3, 3394.4, 3394.6

Date Filed with the Secretary of State: January 20, 2022
Effective Date: January 20, 2022

Consumer Assistance Program Updates - Re-Adoption of Emergency Regulations

Title 16, California Code of Regulations sections 3394.3, 3394.4, 3394.6

Date Filed with the Secretary of State: June 4, 2021
Effective Date: June 30, 2021

Rehabilitation and Substantial Relationship Criteria

Title 16, California Code of Regulations sections 3395, 3395.2

Date Filed with the Secretary of State: February 18, 2021
Effective Date: February 18, 2021

Mobile Automotive Repair and Automatic Transmissions - Section 100

Title 16, California Code of Regulations sections 3351.7.3, 3361.1

Date Filed with the Secretary of State: February 8, 2021
Effective Date: February 8, 2021

Consumer Assistance Program Updates - Emergency Regulations

Title 16, California Code of Regulations sections 3394.3, 3394.4, 3394.6

Date Filed with the Secretary of State: August 31, 2020
Effective Date: August 31, 2020

Correction of Cross References, Punctuation, Redundancy, and Adding Conformity with Statute - Section 100

Title 16, California Code of Regulations sections 3303, 3352, 3353, 3356

Date Filed with the Secretary of State: June 4, 2019
Effective Date: June 4, 2019