HB1517 (2018) Detail

Relative to vehicle inspection failures for rust.


CHAPTER 43

HB 1517 - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2253

03/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1517

 

AN ACT relative to vehicle inspection failures for rust.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Steven Smith, Sull. 11; Rep. V. Sullivan, Hills. 16; Rep. Horn, Merr. 2; Rep. J. Edwards, Rock. 4; Rep. Morrison, Rock. 9; Rep. Torosian, Rock. 14; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock. 5; Rep. D. Thomas, Rock. 5; Sen. Ward, Dist 8

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires procedures for rust examination during vehicle inspections and establishes standards for inspection failure due to rust.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2253

03/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to vehicle inspection failures for rust.

 

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

 

43:1  New Section; Inspection of Vehicles; Rust.  Amend RSA 266 by inserting after section 3 the following new section:

266:3-a  Rust.  The director shall establish a procedure for the external visual examination for rust of private passenger vehicles and light trucks during the inspection required by RSA 266:1.  The procedure shall include requirements for further examination if substantial rust is observed.  No private passenger vehicle or light truck shall pass the inspection requirements of RSA 266:1 if the procedure reveals any of the following:

I.  Rust that permits exhaust gases to enter the passenger or cargo compartment.

II.  Any metal or any loose or dislocated parts protuding from the surface of the vehicle so as to create a hazard.

III.  A bumper that is rusted so that it is not firmly attached or that has broken or torn portions protruding from the surface so as to create a hazard.

IV.  A frame that is not in solid condition.

43:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

 

Approved: May 15, 2018

Effective Date: January 01, 2019

Links

HB1517 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 27, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 5, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1517 Revision: 3898 Date: May 25, 2018, 11:26 a.m.
HB1517 Revision: 3354 Date: April 5, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
HB1517 Revision: 2940 Date: Nov. 6, 2017, 1:40 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Transportation
Jan. 9, 2018 Introduced 01/09/2018 and referred to Transportation HJ 2 P. 48
Feb. 6, 2018 Public Hearing: 02/06/2018 02:30 PM LOB 203
Feb. 13, 2018 Executive Session: 02/13/2018 LOB 203
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 15-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/06/2018 (Vote 15-0; CC) HC 9 P. 33
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 56
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Transportation; SJ 7
March 27, 2018 Hearing: 03/27/2018, Room 103, LOB, 02:30 pm; SC 14
April 5, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/05/2018; Vote 5-0; CC SC 15
April 5, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/05/2018; SJ 11
April 12, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/12/2018); SJ 13
April 19, 2018 Enrolled 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 2
May 15, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 05/15/2018; Chapter 43; Eff. 1/1/2019