as amended, Waldron. Smog
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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.end delete
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to this provision.end delete
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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
18amended to read:
(a) The department shall have the sole and exclusive
2authority within the state for developing and implementing the
3motor vehicle inspection program in accordance with this chapter.
4 (b) For the purposes of
the administration and enforcement of
5this chapter, the department, and the director, officers, and
6employees of the department, shall have all the powers and
7authority granted under Division 1 (commencing with Section
8100) and Division 1.5 (commencing with Section 475) and Chapter
920.3 (commencing with Section 9880) of Division 3 of the Business
10and Professions Code and under Division 33 (commencing with
11Section 3300) of Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations.
12Inspections and repairs performed pursuant to this chapter, in
13addition to meeting the specific requirements imposed by this
14chapter, shall also comply with all requirements imposed pursuant
15to Division 1 (commencing with Section 100) and Division 1.5
16(commencing with Section 475) and Chapter 20.3 (commencing
17with Section 9880) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions
18Code and Division 33 (commencing with Section 3300) of Title
1916 of the California Code of Regulations.