House Bill 3339 History
H. B. 3339
(By Delegates Hamilton, Sobonya, Ellem, Howard,
Porter, Poling, Crosier, H. K. White, Stalnaker and Yost)
[Introduced March 25, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §17C-16-6 of the Code of West Virginia,
1931, as amended, relating to motor vehicle inspections
generally; and removing certain language regarding headlight
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §17C-16-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended,
be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 16. INSPECTION OF VEHICLES.
§17C-16-6. Assignment, transfer and posting of official
inspection station permit; issuance and record of
certificate of inspection; inspection fee.
(a) No permit for an official inspection station shall be
assigned or transferred or used at any location other than
designated in the permit and every permit shall be posted in a
conspicuous place at the station location designated in the permit.
(b) The person operating the station shall issue a certificate
of inspection and approval, upon an official form, to the owner of
a vehicle upon inspecting the vehicle and determining that its
equipment required under this article is in good condition and
proper adjustment, but otherwise no certificate shall be issued,
except one issued pursuant to section two of this article. When
required by the superintendent, a record and report shall be made
of every inspection and every certificate issued.
(c) A fee of not more than twelve dollars may be charged for
and any necessary headlight adjustment to proper
focus, not including any replacement parts required, and the
issuance of the certificate, but the imposition of the charge is
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to eliminate the headlight
adjustment provisions of the inspection fee.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would