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26.11.34.00.htm 26.11.34.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 11 AIR QUALITY Chapter 34 Low Emissions Vehicle Program Authority: Environment Article, §1-404, 2-102, 2-103, 2-301, 2-1102, and 2-1103, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.11.34.01.htm 26.11.34.01. 01 Purpose.. The purpose of this chapter is to implement the requirements of the Maryland Clean Cars Act of 2007 by establishing regulations implementing California's motor vehicle emission standards.
26.11.34.02.htm 26.11.34.02. 02 Incorporation by Reference.. A. In this chapter, the following documents are incorporated by reference.. B. Documents Incorporated.. 1) Title 13, California Code of Regulations (CCR) Division 3, Chapter 1, Article 1, §1900 Definitions, as effective July 25, 2016.2) Title 13, California Code of Regulations (CCR) Division 3, Chapter 1, Article 2, §1960.1 Exhaust Emissions Standards and Test Procedures—1981 through 2006 Model Passenger Cars, Light-Duty and Mediu
26.11.34.03.htm 26.11.34.03. 03 Applicability and Exemptions.. A. Applicability.. 1) Except as provided in §B of this regulation, this chapter applies to all new 2011 and subsequent model year passenger cars, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty vehicles subject to the California Standards that are transferred in Maryland.2) For all requirements of the California Standards except those relating to greenhouse gases, applicability includes all medium-duty vehicles having a gross vehicle weight ra
26.11.34.04.htm 26.11.34.04. 04 Definitions.. A. In general.. 1) In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. 2) Any term that is not defined in this regulation shall be as defined in the California documents incorporated by reference in Regulation .02 of this chapter.3) Definitions in the California documents shall prevail in any case of discrepancy.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administration" means the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration.. 2) "California Assembly Line and In-Use Requiremen
26.11.34.05.htm 26.11.34.05. 05 Emissions Requirements.. No person shall transfer in Maryland a new motor vehicle subject to this chapter unless that new motor vehicle has been certified by CARB to comply with all applicable California Standards.
26.11.34.06.htm 26.11.34.06. 06 Fleet Average NMOG Requirements.. A. Effective with model year 2011, and for each subsequent model year, compliance with the California Fleet Average NMOG Requirements in Maryland shall be demonstrated by each motor vehicle manufacturer.B. Compliance with §A of this regulation shall be based on the number of vehicles, subject to this chapter, produced and delivered for sale in Maryland by each manufacturer.C. Credits. Notwithstanding the provisions of the
26.11.34.07.htm 26.11.34.07. 07 Initial NMOG Credit Account Balances.. A. Establishment of Credit Account Balances.. 1) Upon request by a vehicle manufacturer, the Department shall establish NMOG credit account balances in Maryland that are proportionally equivalent to the NMOG credit balances of each of its NMOG credit accounts maintained in California.2) A manufacturer's Maryland NMOG credit account balance shall be determined as specified in §A(3) of this regulation only after all credit obligation
26.11.34.08.htm 26.11.34.08. 08 Fleet Average Greenhouse Gas Requirements.. A. Effective with model year 2011, and for each subsequent model year, compliance with the California Fleet Average Greenhouse Gas Requirements shall be demonstrated by each motor vehicle manufacturer.B. Compliance with §A of this regulation shall be based on the number of vehicles, subject to this chapter, produced and delivered for sale in Maryland by each manufacturer.C. Regional Compliance.. 1) The Secretary may ente
26.11.34.09.htm 26.11.34.09. 09 Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Requirements.. A. Effective with model year 2011, and for each subsequent model year, compliance with the California Zero Emission Vehicle Requirements shall be demonstrated by each motor vehicle manufacturer.B. Compliance with §A of this regulation shall be based on the number of vehicles, subject to this chapter, produced and delivered for sale in Maryland by each manufacturer.C. Type III ZEVs.. 1) Through model year 2017, a Type III ZEV that me
26.11.34.10.htm 26.11.34.10. 10 Initial ZEV Credit Account Balances.. A. Establishment of Credit Account Balances.. 1) Upon request by a vehicle manufacturer, the Department shall establish ZEV credit account balances in Maryland that are:a) For Type III ZEVS, equal to the Type III ZEV credit balance in California; and. b) For non-Type III ZEVs, proportionally equivalent to the ZEV credit balances of each of its ZEV credit accounts maintained in California.2) A manufacturer's Maryland ZEV credit account ba
26.11.34.11.htm 26.11.34.11. 11 Vehicle Testing.. A. New Vehicle Certification Testing.. 1) All new vehicles subject to this chapter shall be certified to meet all applicable California Standards in accordance with the test procedures defined in those standards.2) Motor vehicle certification testing performed for CARB and associated findings made by CARB will be acceptable for demonstrating compliance with §A(1) of this regulation.B. Assembly Line and In-Use Testing.. 1) All manufacturers of n
26.11.34.12.htm 26.11.34.12. 12 Warranty.. A. All manufacturers of new vehicles subject to this chapter shall comply with all applicable California Warranty Requirements.B. Reports generated for or by CARB and associated findings made by CARB shall be acceptable for demonstrating compliance with §A of this regulation.C. All reports required under the California Warranty Requirements shall be provided to the Department upon request.
26.11.34.13.htm 26.11.34.13. 13 Manufacturer Compliance Demonstration.. A. Beginning with the 2011 model year and annually thereafter, each vehicle manufacturer shall submit reports:1) Documenting total deliveries for sale in Maryland during the applicable model year of vehicles in each test group or subgroup as applicable and defined under the California Standards;2) Demonstrating, based on vehicles delivered for sale in Maryland, compliance with the:. a) California Fleet Average NMOG Requirements;.
26.11.34.14.htm 26.11.34.14. 14 Enforcement.. A. Inspections.. 1) The Department, the Administration, or their agents have the right to conduct inspections and surveillance of new and used motor vehicles for the purposes of determining compliance with the requirements of this chapter.2) The inspections authorized under §A(1) of this regulation may:. a) Be conducted on any premises owned, operated, used, leased, or rented by any vehicle dealer;. b) Extend to all emissions-related parts and their operation;.
26.11.34.9999.htm 26.11.34.9999. Administrative History Effective date: December 17, 2007 (34:25 Md. R. 2215). Regulation .02B amended effective November 16, 2009 (36:23 Md. R. 1819) May 16, 2011 (38:10 Md. R. 617)Regulation .02B amended as an emergency provision effective December 31, 2012 (40:1 Md. R. 19) amended permanently effective March 4, 2013 (40:4 Md. R. 347)Regulation .02B amended effective March 3, 2014 (41:4 Md. R. 306) February 16, 2015 (42:3 Md. R. 318) May 8, 2017 (44:9 Md. R. 438)
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