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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 91. Regulations for the Control of Motor Vehicle Emissions in the Northern Virginia Area

9VAC5-91-300. Emissions inspection station records.

A. Emissions inspection stations shall have records available at the station for inspection by the department any time during normal business hours.

B. Test, waiver, and repair records, as appropriate, shall be maintained by the permittee for 12 months or until transferred to the department.

C. Certificates of vehicle emissions inspection and motor vehicle inspection reports shall be issued only by emissions inspection stations holding valid permits issued by the department.

D. Documents and data pertaining to emissions inspections and waivers shall be kept in a secure location and only be available to emissions inspectors or authorized personnel, as approved by the department.

E. Missing or stolen emissions inspection data or other official documents shall be reported to the department within 24 hours.

F. Emissions inspection stations shall be accountable for all documents and media issued to them by the department. Emissions inspection stations shall be subject to quality assurance and control procedures as defined in 40 CFR 51.363.

G. Emissions inspection stations shall maintain a file of the name, address, and inspector identification number of all currently employed emissions inspectors authorized by the permittee to perform emissions inspections at that emissions inspection station and shall notify the department of any changes within 10 days of such changes. The emissions inspection station shall provide the file to the department upon request.

Statutory Authority

§ 46.2-1180 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 5, eff. January 24, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 20, eff. October 1, 2002.

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