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  1. DIVISION OF MEASUREMENT STANDARDS 2012 ORAL EXAMINATIONS PREPARATION WEBINAR JANUARY 27, 2012

  2. DMS REORGANIZATION/STAFFING • DMS Reorganization – 3 to 2 Branches • Laboratory Branch – Metrology and Petroleum Laboratories • Enforcement Branch – Weighmaster Enforcement, Petroleum Enforcement, Device Enforcement, CTEP, RSA, Price Verification • Staffing – • Retirements – Dave Lazier, Assistant Director • Promotions – Kevin Batchelor – Branch Chief Enforcement Branch • Transfer to Other Divisions, Other Programs • Changes Over Time - 49 FTE in DMS in 2011, down from 69 in 2007

  3. DIVISION OF MEASUREMENT STANDARDS BUDGET • General fund reduction of $1.5 million. • No funds for Quantity Verification • No industry support for State funding • DA one time funding for Price Verification • No funds for CTEP • Regulations adopted 12/30/2011 for funding • No funds for Device Enforcement • DMS Administrative Fee Regulations at office of Administrative Law for review – projected date adoption date 02/10/2012 • Metrology Laboratory • General funds through at least 2012/2013 • Weighmaster Enforcement • Working with industry to legislatively increase license fees • Petroleum Enforcement • Working with industry to increase motor oil fee by regulations

  4. 2011 - 2012 Legislation • SB 744 (Wyland) – Self Certification of Water Meters • AB 19 (Fong) – Water Meters in MultiUnit Structures • AB 1181 (Butler) – Weights and Measures • AB 1518 (Perea) – Unmanned Weighing Operations • ??? – Sunset of Device Registration Fees • http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/

  5. 2011 – 2012 Regulations • DMS Administrative Fees (2011) • CTEP Fees (2011) • Motor Oil Assessment Fees (2012) • Hydrogen Fuel Quality (2012) • Hydrogen Dispensers/Method of Sale (2012) • http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/dms/regulations.html • http://www.oal.ca.gov/

  6. EMERGING TECHNOLOGY • Electric Vehicles • Legislation Required • Method of Sale/Unit of Measure • Standards • Device Accuracy • Advertising/Labeling • Hydrogen Vehicles • Regulations Required • Hydrogen Fueling Stations – dispensers and advertising/labeling

  7. 2012 NEW EVENTS • DMS Survey • Demonstrate value to agricultural stakeholders • Focus on agricultural materials (inputs) used by growers, producers, farmers, ranchers in CA • Survey products in 40 counties • Testing timeline February and March, 2012 • Santa Barbara County – POS Ordinance • Process to develop a new ordinance: DMS conducts mini-survey in county, data is used to justify need, presentation made to Board of Supervisors (BOS), vote. • Public hearing before BOS on 2/7/2012

  8. DIVISION OF MEASUREMENT STANDARDS CONTACT INFORMATION David Lazier Assistant Director 916.229.3044, dlazier@cdfa.ca.gov Kevin Batchelor Branch Chief 916.229.3050 kbatchelor@cdfa.ca.gov