01RS HB27


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HB 27/LM (BR 82) - P. Marcotte, P. Clark, R. Crimm, C. Walton

     AN ACT relating to vehicle emission control.
     Amend KRS 224.20-710, relating to definitions governing vehicle emission testing, to define a vehicle as a car or truck five (5) model years and older for the purpose of exempting cars and trucks four (4) model years and newer from being required to undergo emission testing; provide that a car or truck four (4) model years and newer is exempt from emission testing regardless of the number of times legal title and registration to the car or truck have been transferred within that four (4) year period; amend KRS 77.115, 77.170, 186.290, 224.20-130, 224.20-715, 224.20-720, 224.20-750, 224.20-755, and 224.20-760 to conform.


     HCS - Delete the original provisions; prohibit any county that has received authority to operate a vehicle emission control program from inspecting motor vehicles one year in age or newer; require that when state law makes changes to vehicle emission control programs that the inspection fees shall remain unchanged for the remainder of a contract to operate inspection centers.

     Jan 2-introduced in House
     Jan 3-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
     Feb 16-posted in committee
     Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 23-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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