TITLE 31
Motor and Other vehicles

CHAPTER 31-47.1
Motor Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program

SECTION 31-47.1-9


§ 31-47.1-9 Prohibitions.

(a) No person may issue a compliance certificate or a waiver certificate for a motor vehicle that has not been inspected in accordance with or is not in compliance with the standards and criteria for motor vehicle emissions inspections.

(b) No person may alter, falsify or counterfeit a compliance certificate or a waiver certificate.

(c) No person may materially alter or change any equipment or mechanism of a motor vehicle that has received a compliance certificate in a manner that the motor vehicle no longer complies with the standards and criteria for motor vehicle emissions inspections. This section shall not be construed as preventing the temporary alteration of equipment for the purpose of motor vehicle repair.

(d) Any person under contract to the state to provide motor vehicle emission testing support service and/or any employee of such a contractor and the operator of an AIRS and/or an employee of an AIRS violating any of the provisions of this chapter may be subject to criminal penalties of a fine of up to one thousand dollars ($1,000), by imprisonment of not more than thirty (30) days, or by both fine and imprisonment for each violation.

(e) Any person under contract to the state to assist the state in the administration of a motor vehicle emission inspection program and/or any employee of the contractor and the operator of an AIRS and/or an employee of an AIRS, or any person who is or acts as a garage repair person, violating any rule or regulation promulgated under the authority of this chapter shall be subject to a civil or administrative penalty of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each violation.

(f) Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter or any rule or regulation promulgated under the authority of this chapter shall be subject to a civil or administrative penalty of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each violation.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1993, ch. 254, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 65, § 2.)