Bill Text: VA HB1781 | 2019 | Regular Session | Prefiled


Bill Title: Vehicle safety inspections; maximum charges.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-05 - Left in Transportation [HB1781 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HB1781-Prefiled.html
19101489D
HOUSE BILL NO. 1781
Offered January 9, 2019
Prefiled December 26, 2018
A BILL to amend and reenact §46.2-1167 of the Code of Virginia, relating to safety inspection; maximum charges.
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Patron-- Bloxom
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Committee Referral Pending
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That §46.2-1167 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§46.2-1167. Charges for inspection and reinspection; exemption.

A. Each official safety inspection station may charge no more than:

1. Fifty-one dollars for each inspection of any (i) tractor truck, (ii) truck that has a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,000 pounds or more, or (iii) motor vehicle that is used to transport passengers and has a seating capacity of more than 15 passengers, including the driver, $0.50 of which shall be transmitted to the Department of State Police to support the Department's costs in administering the motor vehicle safety inspection program;

2. Twelve Fifteen dollars for each inspection of any motorcycle, $10 $13 of which shall be retained by the inspection station and $2 of which shall be transmitted to the Department of State Police who shall retain $0.50 to support the Department's costs in administering the motor vehicle safety inspection program and deposit the remaining $1.50 into the Motorcycle Rider Safety Training Program Fund created pursuant to §46.2-1191;

3. Twelve dollars for each inspection of any autocycle, $10 of which shall be retained by the inspection station and $2 of which shall be transmitted to the Department of State Police to be used to support the Department's costs in administering the motor vehicle safety inspection program; and

4. Sixteen Twenty-five dollars for each inspection of any other vehicle, $0.50 of which shall be transmitted to the Department of State Police to support the Department's costs in administering the motor vehicle safety inspection program.

No such charge shall be mandatory, however, and no such charge shall be made unless the station has previously contracted therefor.

B. Each official safety inspection station may charge $1 for each reinspection of a vehicle rejected by the station, as provided in § 46.2-1158, if the vehicle is submitted for reinspection within the validity period of the rejection sticker. If a rejected vehicle is not submitted to the same station within the validity period of the rejection sticker or is submitted to another official safety inspection station, an amount no greater than that permitted under subsection A may be charged for the inspection.

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