SEMA eNews Vol. 17, No. 11, March 13, 2014

Maryland Bill to Provide “Second Chance” for Vehicles That Fail OBD Emissions Test Not Approved by Committee

By SEMA Washington, D.C., Staff

  maryland
Legislation requiring a vehicle emissions inspection facility, at the request of the owner of a vehicle that has failed an on-board diagnostics test, to immediately conduct an exhaust emissions test of the vehicle at no cost to the owner was not approved by the House Environmental Matters Committee.
   

Legislation requiring a vehicle emissions inspection facility, at the request of the owner of a vehicle that has failed an on-board diagnostics test, to immediately conduct an exhaust emissions test of the vehicle at no cost to the owner was not approved by the House Environmental Matters Committee.

The bill provided that vehicles that passed the exhaust emissions test after a failed OBD test would be deemed in compliance with emissions standards established for the vehicle.

For details, contact Steve McDonald at stevem@sema.org.

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