Federal and Administrative Updates


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Federal and Administrative Updates
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this rulemaking is to provide federal alignment and administrative updates to the Title 20 Appliance Efficiency Regulations. This includes updates to align with current federal law, updates to the data submittal requirements and processes, removal of a redundant marking requirement for fans and blowers, updates and streamlining to CEC's product compliance review, enforcement, and administrative proceedings, and other administrative and non-substantive changes for clarity and consistency.

Contact Information

Carlos Baez
Agency Name
CA Energy Commission
Job Title
Energy Commission Specialist 2
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
This rulemaking does not have a specific location, but impacts the Title 20 Appliance Efficiency Regulations which contain regulations for appliances being sold in California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
“Common sense” exemption (CEQA Guidelines, 15061, subd. (b)(3))
Reasons for Exemption
This rulemaking will have no impact on the environment because the proposed changes will reflect current federal law, provide clarification, remove obsolete language, and provide updates to process and procedure and otherwise will not impact the environment or the appliance market or require any changes to the production or design of regulated appliances outside of what is currently required under state and federal law.


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