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§ 3303.2. Review of Applications for Licensure, Registration and Certification; Processing Time...

16 CA ADC § 3303.2BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 33. Bureau of Automotive Repair
Chapter 1. Automotive Repair Dealers and Official Stations and Adjusters
Article 1. General Provisions
16 CCR § 3303.2
§ 3303.2. Review of Applications for Licensure, Registration and Certification; Processing Time.
(a) An applicant for an initial license, registration or certification shall be informed in writing within 14 days whether the application is complete and accepted for filing or is incomplete and what specific information is required.
(b) An applicant for initial licensure as an official lamp, brake or smog check station shall be informed in writing, within 45 days after completion of the application, of the bureau's decision whether the applicant meets the requirements for licensure. Inspection of the applicant's station shall be performed during that time period. In the event that the inspection indicates a deficiency, the time period may be extended by that time necessary for correcting the deficiency.
(c) An applicant for initial licensure as a smog check technician shall be informed in writing, within 70 days after completion of the application, of the bureau's decision whether the applicant meets the requirements to take the technician examination.
(d) An applicant for initial licensure as an adjuster shall be informed in writing, within 70 days after completion of the application, of the bureau's decision whether the applicant meets the requirements for licensure. This period may be extended by the time necessary for rescheduling an examination if the applicant fails the examination or fails to take the examination at the time first scheduled by the bureau.
(e) An applicant for initial registration as an automotive repair dealer shall be informed in writing, within 45 days after completion of the application, of the bureau's decision whether the applicant meets the requirements for registration.
(f) An applicant for initial licensure as a fleet facility shall be informed in writing, within 15 days after completion of the application, of the bureau's decision whether the applicant meets the requirements for licensure.
(g) An applicant for certification as an instructor of Smog check technicians shall be informed in writing, within 45 days after completion of the application, as to whether the applicant meets the requirements for certification.
(h) An applicant for initial certification as an institution providing training to Smog check technicians shall be informed in writing, within 70 days after completion of the application, of the bureau's decision as to whether the applicant meets the requirements for certification. Inspection of the applicant's training facility shall be performed during that time period. In the event that the inspection indicates a deficiency, the time period may be extended by that time necessary for correcting the deficiency.
(i) An applicant applying for certification as a Gold Shield station shall be informed in writing, within 45 days after the bureau has received a completed Gold Shield Application form (GSR-1 (08/05/97)) which is incorporated by reference, of the bureau's decision that the station meets, or does not meet, the eligibility requirements, or the basis for disapproving the certification. Inspection of the applicant's station shall be performed during that time period. In the event that the inspection indicates a deficiency, the time period may be extended by that time necessary for correcting the deficiency. A representative of the bureau may make an inspection of the applicant's station. A certification may be issued only for an applicant that meets the specifications contained in Article 10, of this Chapter.
(j) “Completion of the application” as used in this section means that a completed application and required fees have been filed by the applicant and received by the bureau.
(k) The minimum, maximum and median processing times for initial licensure, or a Gold Shield (GS) station certification from the time of receipt of the initial application until the bureau made a final decision on the application, or the GS station certification were:
Lamp
Brake
Smog Check
Station
Station
Technician
(1) Minimum
14 days
15 days
21 days
(2) Median
20 days
21 days
50 days
(3) Maximum
44 days
29 days
120 days
Lamp
Brake
Adjuster
Adjuster
(1) Minimum
15 days
21 days
(2) Median
52 days
50 days
(3) Maximum
101 days
103 days
Technician
Automotive
Smog Check
Training
Repair Dealer
Station
Institution
(1) Minimum
17 days
3 days
10 days
(2) Median
39 days
22 days
61 days
(3) Maximum
97 days
120 days
347 days
Technician
Fleet
Smog Check
Training
Facility
Inspector
Instructor
(1) Minimum
1 day
2 days
2 days
(2) Median
10 days
9 days
22 days
(3) Maximum
28 days
112 days
264 days
Gold Shield
Station
(1) Minimum
30 days
(2) Median
42 days
(3) Maximum
72 days
(l) An applicant for certification to blend, fill or sell emissions inspection system (EIS) calibration gases pursuant to section 44036.5 of the Health and Safety Code shall be informed in writing, within 70 days after completion of the application of the bureau's decision as to whether the applicant meets the requirements for certification. The minimum, maximum and median processing times for initial certification for such applicants from the time of receipt of the initial application until the bureau made a final decision on the application has been as follows:
(1) Minimum 40 days
(2) Median 53 days
(3) Maximum 73 days
Note: Authority cited: Sections 9882 and 9887.1, Business and Professions Code; Sections 44001.5, 44002, 44014, 44031, 44036.5 and 44045.5, Health and Safety Code; and Section 15376, Government Code. Reference: Section 15376, Government Code; Section 44014.2, Health and Safety Code; and Section 20, Title 1, Government Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 11-25-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 48).
2. Amendment filed 9-26-90; operative 10-26-90 (Register 90, No. 44).
3. Editorial correction of printing error of subsection (j) Brake Adjuster median from printed 21 to correct 50 days (Register 91, No. 46).
4. Amendment filed 8-20-91; operative 9-19-91 (Register 92, No. 1).
5. Amendment of subsection (c), new subsection (d), subsection relettering, and amendment of subsections (g)-(h) and Note filed 6-23-95 as an emergency; operative 6-23-95 (Register 95, No. 25). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-21-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-23-95 order transmitted to OAL 10-20-95 and filed 12-6-95 (Register 95, No. 49).
7. New subsection (i), subsection relettering, amendment of newly designated subsection (k), and amendment of Note filed 4-23-97 as an emergency; operative 4-23-97 (Register 97, No. 17). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-21-97 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
8. Certificate of Compliance as to 4-23-97 order, including further amendment of subsection (i), transmitted to OAL 8-19-97 and filed 9-30-97 (Register 97, No. 40).
9. Amendment of subsection (l) filed 6-9-2003; operative 7-9-2003 (Register 2003, No. 24).
10. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (g)-(i) and (k)-(l) filed 10-11-2006 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2006, No. 41).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
16 CCR § 3303.2, 16 CA ADC § 3303.2
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