Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 643
Air Conservation
Section 643.330

August 28, 2014


Vehicle failure on inspection, reinspection, charge--inspector to provide written estimate, cost of repairs--department to test facilities, violations.

643.330. 1. An owner whose vehicle fails, upon inspection, to meet the emissions standards specified by the commission may have the vehicle reinspected after making repairs or adjustments to the vehicle to reduce emissions.

2. No motor vehicle owner shall be charged an additional emissions inspection fee for one additional emissions reinspection completed within twenty consecutive days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, of the initial emissions inspection. Such fee only shall be waived or not charged if the reinspection is made by the station making the initial inspection.

3. The inspector shall provide in writing to the owner of a vehicle which fails, upon inspection, to meet the emissions standards, the nature of the vehicle's failure, the components or equipment responsible for the failure and the estimated cost of repair to the extent practical pursuant to rules promulgated by the commission.

4. The department shall cause unannounced tests of facilities which repair, service or maintain motor vehicle emissions components and equipments, including submitting known high emission vehicles with known defects for repair without prior disclosure to the repair facility. Any suspected violations of chapter 407 shall be reported by the department to the attorney general who shall institute appropriate proceedings under sections 407.095 and 407.100 regarding unlawful merchandising practices.

(L. 1994 S.B. 590, A.L. 2006 S.B. 583)

Effective 9-01-07


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