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The Division of Measurement Standards follows the rulemaking procedures in the Administrative Procedure Act (Government Code section 11340 et seq.) and regulations adopted by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL). For information about OAL, visit http://www.oal.ca.gov/. For detailed information about the rulemaking process, please see http://www.oal.ca.gov/Regular_Rulemaking_Process.htm.



NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING – TRANSPORTATION NETWORK SYSTEMS

On December 3, 2015, The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Division of Measurement Standards (DMS) will conduct a pre-rulemaking workshop on the specifications, tolerances, and other technical requirements for software systems used to provide on-demand transportation services.

Transportation Network Systems - PowerPoint Presentation, December 3, 2015
Workshop Notice
Workshop Agenda
Draft Text



NOTICE OF PROPOSED NATURAL GAS REGULATIONS

On September 15, 2015, DMS conducted a pre-rulemaking workshop to discuss the proposed regulations for commercial renewable natural gas (RNG) and natural gas (NG) when used as a transportation fuel. A copy of the presentation is available below.

CDFA-DMS Natural Gas Pre-Rulemaking Workshop
Workshop Notice
Workshop Agenda



SPECIFICATIONS FOR DIMETHYL ETHER USED IN COMPRESSION IGNITION ENGINES

This regulation was proposed on July 25, 2014. It has been approved and filed with the Secretary of State, with an effective date of January 1, 2015.

TITLE 4. – Business Regulations

DIVISION 9. – Measurement Standards

CHAPTER 6. – Automotive Product Specifications

Notice
Initial Statement of Reasons
Text

For questions about the Regulation, please contact: Katherine De Contreras.



HYDROGEN GAS–MEASURING DEVICES

This regulation was proposed on November 22, 2013. It has been approved and filed with the Secretary of State, with an effective date of June 16, 2014.

TITLE 4. – Business Regulations

DIVISION 9. – Measurement Standards

CHAPTER 1. – Tolerances and Specifications for Commercial Weighing and Measuring Devices

ARTICLE 1. – National Uniformity, Exceptions and Additions

SECTIONS – 4001. Exceptions and 4002. Additional Requirements, Subsection 4002.9. Hydrogen Gas–Measuring Devices (3.39)

15 Day Notice of Text Modification
Modified Text
Notice
Initial Statement of Reasons
Text

For questions about the Regulation, please contact: Katherine De Contreras.



HYDROGEN FUEL QUALITY SPECIFICATIONS

The following regulation was proposed on May 10, 2013. It has since been approved and published by the Secretary of State and will become effective January 1, 2014.

TITLE 4. - Business Regulations

DIVISION 9. - Measurement Standards

CHAPTER 6. - Automotive Products Specifications

ARTICLE 8. - Specifications for Hydrogen Used in Internal Combustion Engines & Fuel Cells

SECTIONS - 4180 and 4181

Notice
Initial Statement of Reasons
Text

For questions about the Regulation, please contact: Katherine De Contreras.



UNATTENDED WEIGHING SYSTEMS

The regulation was proposed on April 26, 2013. It has been approved and published by the Secretary of State and will become effective October 1, 2014.

TITLE 4. – Business Regulations

DIVISION 9. – Measurement Standards

CHAPTER 9. – Weighmaster Enforcement

ARTICLE 1. – General Provisions

SECTIONS – 4402 and 4403

ARTICLE 12.– Unattended Weighing Systems

SECTION – 4996

15 Day Notice of Text Modification
Addendum to Initial Statement of Reasons
Modified Text
Second Notice
Modified Text
Notice
Initial Statement of Reasons
Text

For questions about the Regulation, please contact: Katherine De Contreras.