Title 31
Motor and Other Vehicles

Chapter 47.2
Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicle Emission Inspections

R.I. Gen. Laws § 31-47.2-6

§ 31-47.2-6. Penalty for violations.

(a) After July 1, 2001, any person who fails to comply with the provisions of this chapter or any rule or regulation promulgated under this chapter shall be subject to a civil violation and penalty of:

(1) One hundred twenty-five dollars ($125) for a first offense;

(2) Five hundred twenty-five dollars ($525) for a second offense; and

(3) One thousand twenty-five dollars ($1,025) for the third and subsequent offenses.

(b) The penalties may be reduced upon a showing that repairs have been made to bring failing vehicles into compliance with emission standards. There shall be no reduction for a first offense. Any reduction of the penalty for second, third, and subsequent offenses shall be by not more than four hundred fifty dollars ($450).

(c) No person shall knowingly give false information to a HD-AIRS, the administrator or his designee concerning compliance with the provisions of this chapter and regulations promulgated under this chapter.

History of Section.
P.L. 2000, ch. 280, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 58, § 11.