Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Regulations for the Control of Motor Vehicle Emissions in the Northern Virginia Area [9 VAC 5 ‑ 91]
Remote Sensing (Rev. MJ and MK)
Action 1260
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to develop regulation amendments which conform to state law concerning: the on road testing (remote sensing) of emissions from motor vehicles located or primarily operated in Northern Virginia and out of area commuters, the subsequent testing of those motor vehicles, and the operation of a program to subsidize repair costs of some vehicles identified by remote sensing.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2230 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/03/2003.
2436 Emergency Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
2554 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/08/2004.
3024 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/29/2005.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mary E. Major 
Address: Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 10009
Richmond, VA 23240
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4423    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: (804)698-4021