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SIP - ALASKA - 18 AAC 52.400


(a) A mechanic who seeks certification under this chapter shall submit an application to the implementing agency on a form provided by the agency. The implementing agency may issue a certification to a mechanic if that mechanic has

(b) Regularly scheduled examinations shall be held at a place and time designated by the implementing agency. The agency shall publish the dates and locations for taking the examination. An applicant who fails the examination may, after at least 30 days, apply for re-examination.

(c) The mechanic competency portion of the examination may be given as a screening or challenge test for competency in the area of emissions control system maintenance and repair. A person who passes the screening test may be certified after passing an abbreviated training course that emphasizes the details of the I/M program requirements and procedures and successfully completing the hands-on proficiency portion of the training course described in (a)(2) of this section.

(d) If a mechanic includes with the application
(e) Certification under this section is valid for two years and may be renewed under 18 AAC 52.425. The implementing agency may issue a one-year certification to a mechanic who has received the training and passed the tests described in (a)(2) and (3) of this section, but who does not meet the criteria listed in (a)(1) of this section.

(f) A mechanic certified under this section may perform I/M tests and emission-related repairs as described in this chapter and the program manual.

(g) An applicant who requires additional time to complete the examination shall notify the implementing agency at least 10 days in advance so that special testing arrangements can be made. The implementing agency will make appropriate accommodations as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act, including special testing accommodations for persons unable to take the standard examination.
State effective: 1/1/98; EPA effective: 2/28/00

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