AB 550, as introduced, Waldron. Smog check.
Existing law establishes a motor vehicle inspection and maintenance (smog check) program that is administered by the Department of Consumer Affairs. The smog check program requires inspection of motor vehicles upon initial registration, biennially upon renewal of registration, upon transfer of ownership, and in certain other circumstances. Existing law vests with the department the sole and exclusive authority within the state for developing and implementing the smog check program, as specified.
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to this provision.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 44002 of the Health and Safety Code is
2amended to read:
The department shall have the sole and exclusive
4authority within the state for developing and implementing the
5motor vehicle inspection program in accordance with this chapter.
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2 the purposes of administration and enforcement of
3this chapter, the department, and the
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5the powers and authority granted under Division 1 (commencing
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7475) and Chapter 20.3 (commencing with Section 9880) of
8Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code and under
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9 33 (commencing with Section 3300) of Title 16 of the
10California Code of Regulations. Inspections and repairs performed
11pursuant to this chapter, in addition to meeting the specific
12requirements imposed by this chapter, shall also comply with all
13requirements imposed pursuant to Division 1 (commencing with
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15and Chapter 20.3 (commencing with Section 9880) of Division 3
16of the Business and Professions Code and
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17(commencing with Section 3300) of Title 16 of the California Code