Bill Text: NH HB542 | 2015 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relative to motor vehicle emission requirements.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2015-03-11 - Inexpedient to Legislate: Motion Adopted Voice Vote; House Journal 24, PG. 801 [HB542 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2015-HB542-Introduced.html

HB 542 - AS INTRODUCED

2015 SESSION

15-0321

03/09

HOUSE BILL 542

AN ACT relative to motor vehicle emission requirements.

SPONSORS: Rep. Parison, Hills 25; Rep. Coffey, Hills 25; Rep. Ingbretson, Graf 15

COMMITTEE: Transportation

ANALYSIS

This bill exempts vehicles that are 10 to 20 model years old and vehicles for which repairs are unsuccessful from emissions control requirements.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

15-0321

03/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fifteen

AN ACT relative to motor vehicle emission requirements.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Emission Control Equipment; Exemption. Amend RSA 266:59-b, IV to read as follows:

IV.(a) This section shall not apply to vehicles [20] 10 or more model years old which shall be determined by subtracting the model year of the vehicle from the calendar year in which the inspection occurs.

(b) A vehicle shall qualify for an exemption from the provisions of this section for an indication of failure if the owner verifies that he or she has spent $100 or more unsuccessfully attempting to repair the cause of the indication of failure and the vehicle passes all other inspection requirements.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2016.

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