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WAC 173-423-050

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Requirement to meet California vehicle emission standards.

(1) Starting with the 2009 model year, no vehicle shall be registered, leased, rented, licensed or sold for use in the state of Washington unless such vehicle is certified to California emission standards, except as provided in WAC 173-423-060, Exemptions.
(2) The state of Washington will use the vehicle emission standards used by California including:
(a) The exhaust emission standards set forth in the California Code of Regulations, Title 13, sections 1961 and 1961.2;
(b) The emission control label or smog index label requirements set forth in the California Code of Regulations, Title 13, section 1965;
(c) The evaporative emission standards set forth in the California Code of Regulations, Title 13, section 1976;
(d) The refueling emissions standards set forth in the California Code of Regulations, Title 13, section 1978;
(e) The malfunction and diagnostic system requirements set forth in the California Code of Regulations, Title 13, 1968.2;
(f) The specifications for fill pipes and openings of motor vehicle fuel tanks set forth in the California Code of Regulations, Title 13, section 2235; and
(g) The greenhouse gas emission standards as set forth in the California Code of Regulations, Title 13, section 1961.1 and 1961.3.
(3) All vehicle manufacturers shall comply with the fleet average emission requirement, and the warranty, recall and other applicable requirements set forth in this chapter.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.120A.010. WSR 12-24-033 (Order 11-01), § 173-423-050, filed 11/28/12, effective 12/29/12; WSR 05-24-044, § 173-423-050, filed 11/30/05, effective 12/31/05.]