AZ Department of Agriculture

Weights and Measures Services Division

Statutes and Rules

STATUTES, RULES, and, SUBSTANTIVE POLICIES DIRECTORY

(This is the Department's compliance with A.R.S. 41-1091(C))

STATUTES  are provided by the Arizona Legislative Information System (ALIS). Please go to A.R.S. Title 3 “Agriculture" and Chapter 19 “Weights and Measures Services Division” for the Statutes governing the Division.

RULES from the Secretary of State's (SOS) system. A.A.C. Title 3, Chapter 7. At times there is a delay in ALIS and the SOS posting the latest version of law and rules.

September 30, 2016 Rules

 SUBSTANTIVE POLICIES

SP CBG Notice of substantive policy statement

 

MATERIAL INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE

The Department has adopted the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requirements found in NIST Handbooks and Publications. To obtain handbooks or publications or to download, click on the handbook you are interested in.

Handbook 44: Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weight and Measure Devices contain information needed to design or test weighing and measuring devices for commercial use. It covers a wide variety of devices such as those used to dispense fuels, scales,  odometers and fabric measuring devices.

Handbook 130: Uniform Laws and Regulations in the Area of Legal Metrology and Engine Fuel Quality contains the required procedure for verifying the accuracy of retail pricing, regulations prescribing the method of sale for commodities and packaging and labeling requirements.

Handbook 133: Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods contains the required sampling and testing procedures for verifying the accuracy of packaged goods. It also includes regulations prescribing the method of sale. 

Handbook 112: Examination procedures for commercial weighing and measuring devices.  

The Department has adopted the ASTM Standards for motor fuels and test methods. To obtain the ASTM Standards you can click on the link below.

ASTM Standards and Test Procedures

The Department has adopted California Air Resources, (“CARB”) Standards and test methods. To obtain those standards and test procedures you can click on the links below.

CARB Executive Orders

 

CARB Test Procedures

 

Archived Rules

2004 ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

2006 ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

2011 ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

2013 ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

2015 ADMINISTRATIVE RULES - Notice of Final Rulemaking for Stage II Vapor Decommissioning and Stage I Vapor Recovery

2016; Recodification of all Weights and Measures rules to the Department of Agriculture