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H.B. 291





Chief Sponsor: Jeremy A. Peterson

Senate Sponsor: Stuart C. Reid

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies the Motor Vehicle Business Regulation Act by amending provisions
             10      relating to safety inspection requirements.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    changes the amount of time that a motor vehicle has to receive and pass a safety
             14      inspection, if required in the current year, for the motor vehicle to be eligible for a
             15      temporary permit issued by a licensed motor vehicle dealer.
             16      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             17          None
             18      Other Special Clauses:
             19          None
             20      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             21      AMENDS:
             22          41-3-303, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 356
             24      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             25          Section 1. Section 41-3-303 is amended to read:
             26           41-3-303. Temporary permits -- Inspections required before issuance.
             27          (1) A dealer licensed in accordance with this chapter may not issue a temporary permit

             28      under Section 41-3-302 unless:
             29          (a) (i) the motor vehicle for which the temporary permit is issued has received and
             30      passed the safety inspection if required in the current year under Section 53-8-205 within the
             31      previous [six] 11 months;
             32          (ii) the safety inspection certificate was issued in the name of a licensed and bonded
             33      dealer; and
             34          (iii) a copy of the safety inspection certificate is given to the customer; and
             35          (b) the motor vehicle passed the emission inspection test required by Section
             36      41-6a-1642 .
             37          (2) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(a), a dealer may issue a temporary permit without a
             38      safety inspection certificate if the motor vehicle complies with the safety inspection as
             39      provided in Section 41-1a-205 .
             40          (3) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(b), a dealer may issue a temporary permit without
             41      proof of an emission inspection if:
             42          (a) the motor vehicle is exempt from emission inspection as provided in Section
             43      41-6a-1642 ;
             44          (b) the purchaser is a resident of a county that does not require emission inspections; or
             45          (c) the motor vehicle is otherwise exempt from emission inspections.
             46          (4) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), a dealer may sell a motor vehicle as is without
             47      having it safety or emission inspected provided that no temporary permit is issued.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 1-23-13 3:53 PM

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