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Section 19

Air Pollution Control

L.A Smog Photo

19.1 Requirements

  1. DMV requires a smog inspection upon original registration, and upon transfer of ownership and registration of vehicles subject to the state's air pollution control requirements. [V.C. 4000.1]
  2. Exception: As of January 1, 2005, vehicles that are four model years old or less do not require smog testing for transfers.
  3. A smog test is required before a vehicle offered for sale. [V.C. 4007]

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