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SB 435 - Smog Check Requirements for Motorcycles - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Abel Maldonado voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Smog Check Requirements for Motorcycles

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires motorcycles to undergo smog checks.

-Requires that all motor vehicles powered by an internal combustion engine, including Class III motorcycles model years 2000 and newer, pass smog biennially (Sec. 2, 4). -Defines Class III motorcycles as "containing an engine with a displacement of 280 cubic centimeters or greater" (Sec. 4). -Mandates that the Bureau of Automotive Repair and the Air Resources Board implement procedures for emissions testing on motorcycles by July 1, 2011 (Sec. 4). -Requires the Department of Consumer Affairs to reimburse, up to $500, owners who retire their motorcycles as a result of a failed smog check (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Smog Check Requirements for Motorcycles


  • Fran J. Pavley (CA - D) (Out Of Office)


  • Alan S. Lowenthal (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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