CA Health & Safety Code Section 44203

The certification program established pursuant to Section 44201 shall require all of the following components:


A test of the vehicle’s emissions performed at a laboratory licensed by the state board.


A determination that the emissions of the vehicle meet applicable emission standards adopted by the state board.


Any vehicle labelling and description of any emissions-related modifications to the vehicle that the state board finds appropriate to assure that the emission-related system of the vehicle can be inspected, serviced, and repaired successfully throughout the state.


Any other requirements the board may determine appropriate to assure the used direct import vehicle will continue to comply with emission standards in use, except that no requirement may be established to warrant the emissions control system or to recall vehicles which exhibit a defective emission control system subsequent to receiving a valid certificate of conformance.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 44203’s source at ca​.gov