AB 1685, as amended, Gomez. New motor vehicles: emission standards: civil penalties.
Existing law requires the State Air Resources Board to adopt and implement standards for the control of emissions from new motor vehicles that the state board finds to be necessary and technologically feasible. Existing law prohibits a new motor vehicle from being sold in the state that does not meet the emissions standards adopted by the state board. Existing law provides that any manufacturer who sells, attempts to sell, or causes to be offered for sale a new motor vehicle that fails to meet the applicable emission standards shall be subject to a civil penalty of $5,000 for each such action.
This bill would
begin delete declare the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that wouldend delete update civil penalties to ensure state law provides appropriate penalties, accounting for the intent of the violator, for introducing into commerce in California vehicles that do not meet emission standards adopted by the state board.
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State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
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2legislation that would end delete
3civil penalties to ensure state law provides appropriate penalties,
4accounting for the intent of the violator, for introducing into
5commerce in California vehicles that do not meet emission
6standards adopted by the
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