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Arizona Department of Environmental Quality—Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program—Department Reduced Some Program Fees, but Can Improve Fee-Setting Process, Continue to Improve Contract Monitoring, and Use Effectiveness Study to Make Program Improvements


The Department assesses program fees to cover the costs of the vehicle emissions testing services it provides to motorists and fleet owners. Although program fees have historically been higher than needed to pay for program costs, the Department reduced some fees in fiscal year 2015 to better align fee revenue with program costs and should continue its efforts to establish fees that better reflect program costs. Additionally, the Department should continue with its plans to improve contract monitoring and use the results of a planned effectiveness study to improve the Program’s effectiveness and efficiency.

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