March 8, 2012
March 2, 2012(Key vote)
Title: Amends Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that reduces the number of required motor vehicle safety inspections, effective July 1, 2012.
Amends the schedule of required motor vehicle safety inspections as follows (Sec. 7):
In years 4, 8, and 10 of the vehicle’s life, whereas existing law requires inspections every 2 years for vehicles less than 8 years old; and
Annually for vehicles older than 10 years, whereas existing law requires annual inspections for vehicles older than 8 years.
Repeals the $2 fee for motor vehicle safety inspection certificates (Sec. 6).
Increases the period of time during which an existing motor vehicle safety inspection certificate is valid if the vehicle’s title is being transferred from 6 months to 11 months (Sec. 1).
NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.