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Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Rules and Regulations [19 VAC 30 ‑ 70]
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Chapter Information
Description This chapter contains the rules and regulations governing the Motor Vehicle Inspection Program. All Official Motor Vehicle Inspection Stations are required to comply with the requirements of this regulation, which are contained in the Official Annual Motor Vehicle Inspection Manual.
State Authority 46.2-1163
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation (1) All Official Motor Vehicle Inspection Stations comply with the rules and regulations of the Virginia Inspection Program and issue approval certificates only to those vehicles that meet the requirements of the program.

(2) Maintain consistency with state law, federal regulations, and accepted automotive standards.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: LTC Robert Kemmler  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Bureau of Administrative and Support Services
P.O. Box 27472
Richmond, VA 23261-7472
Email Address: robert.kemmler@vsp.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)674-4606    FAX: (804)674-2234    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
2012 Amendments to the Virginia Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Rules and Regulations - -
2007 Amendments to the VSP Motor Vehicle Inspection Manual - -

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
2012 Amendments to the Virginia Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Rules and regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2012.
19VAC30-70. MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY INSPECTION RULES AND REGULATIONS-2007 AMENDMENTS (FINAL) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/1/2008.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Revision of motor vehicle safety inspection regulations NOIRA Stage withdrawn after the Governor's office completed its review.