HB454 (2017) Detail

Repealing mandatory on-board diagnostic and emissions tests for motor vehicles.


HB 454 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0519

10/03

 

HOUSE BILL 454

 

AN ACT repealing mandatory on-board diagnostic and emissions tests for motor vehicles.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. J. Moore, Hills. 21; Rep. Wallace, Rock. 33; Rep. Beaudoin, Straf. 9; Rep. Costable, Rock. 3; Rep. Hynes, Hills. 21; Rep. Spillane, Rock. 2; Rep. Dyer, Hills. 37; Rep. Freeman, Hills. 12; Sen. French, Dist 7

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill repeals the emission control equipment requirements for motor vehicles and on-board diagnostic system (OBD II) testing procedures of the department of safety for vehicle inspections.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0519

10/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT repealing mandatory on-board diagnostic and emissions tests for motor vehicles.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Repeals; Vehicle Emission Testing Requirements.  The following are repealed:

I.  RSA 266:59-b, relative to emission control equipment requirements and on-board diagnostic system testing for motor vehicles.

II.  21-P:4, XII and XIII, relative to duties of the commissioner of safety for on-board diagnostic testing of motor vehicles under RSA 266:59-b.

III.  RSA 266:1, VII, relative to the cost of OBD II testing.

2  Vehicle Inspection; Motorcycles.  Amend RSA 266:1, V-a to read as follows:

V-a.  An inspection station may, upon request, be designated a "motorcycle only'' inspection station.  A "motorcycle only'' inspection station may inspect only motorcycles [and shall not be required to conduct OBD II emission testing under RSA 266:59-b or to purchase or lease any equipment relating to the OBD II emission testing program].

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB454 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 8, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 14, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB454 Revision: 795 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 9:17 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Transportation HJ 3 P. 13
Feb. 8, 2017 Public Hearing: 02/08/2017 01:30 PM LOB 203
Feb. 15, 2017 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 02/15/2017 03:30 PM LOB 203
Feb. 14, 2017 ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 02/14/2017 02:00 PM LOB 203
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 14-0; CC)
March 8, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 48