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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
9/29/2020

9VAC5-91-340. Motor Vehicle Inspection Report; Certificate of Emissions Inspection.

A. Emissions inspection stations and emissions inspectors shall be responsible for ensuring that all motor vehicle inspection reports are legible, and properly completed and printed with correct information appearing in the correct location on the form and shall notify immediately the department and the vehicle operator of any incorrect information appearing on the form.

B. Emissions inspectors and emissions inspection stations shall be responsible for ensuring that all emissions inspection results are properly communicated to the department and to the vehicle operator. The use of the motor vehicle inspection report may serve as proper communication to the vehicle operator.

C. Certificates of vehicle emissions inspection shall be used only for documentation of official test results.

D. Certificates of emissions inspections and motor vehicle inspection reports shall be issued only by licensed emissions inspectors employed by permitted emissions inspection stations.

Statutory Authority

§ 46.2-1180 of the Code of Virginia; § 182 of the Clean Air Act; 40 CFR Part 51, Subpart S.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 13, Issue 05, eff. January 24, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 20, eff. October 1, 2002; Volume 35, Issue 05, eff. November 28, 2018.

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