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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Environmental Quality
Board
Air Pollution Control Board
chapter
Regulations for the Control of Motor Vehicle Emissions in the Northern Virginia Area [9 VAC 5 ‑ 91]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Clean Screen (Rev. MN)
 
General Information
Action Summary The current inspection and maintenance (I/M) program requires that affected vehicles be presented to emissions inspection stations biennially to receive an emissions inspection. The proposed amendments are being made to conform to state law for the testing of emissions, including remote sensing, from motor vehicles located or primarily operated in Northern Virginia. Specifically, the 2012 amendments to ยง 46.2-1178 C require the establishment by regulation of the following on-road testing requirements: 1. On and after July 1, 2012, and before July 1, 2013, an on-road clean screen program shall be limited to no more than 10 percent of the motor vehicles which are eligible for emissions inspection during the applicable 12-month period. 2. On and after July 1, 2013, and before July 1, 2014, an on-road clean screen program shall be limited to no more than 20 percent of the motor vehicles which are eligible for emissions inspection during the applicable 12-month period. 3. On and after July 1, 2014, an on-road clean screen program shall be limited to no more than 30 percent of the motor vehicles described in this subsection which are eligible for emissions inspection during the applicable 12-month period.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: Chapters 216 & 824 of the 2012 Acts of Assembly
RIS Project Yes  [003406]
Associated Mandates Emission Inspections
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6400 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/15/2012.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mary E. Major 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: mary.major@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)698-4423    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: (804)698-4021