2011 Connecticut Code
Title 14 Motor Vehicles. Use of the Highway By Vehicles. Gasoline
Chapter 246a Motor Vehicle Emissions
Sec. 14-164b. Definitions.

      Sec. 14-164b. Definitions. For the purposes of this chapter, the following words and terms shall be construed as follows, unless another meaning is clearly apparent from the language or context:

      (1) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles.

      (2) "Fleet" means a group of owned or leased motor vehicles subject to emissions inspection pursuant to subsection (c) of section 14-164c owned or leased by one person, firm, corporation, or governmental entity.

      (3) "Fleet emissions inspection station" means an inspection station owned or leased by the owner or operator of a fleet and licensed by the commissioner for conducting emission inspections of fleet vehicles.

      (4) "Independent contractor" means any person, business, firm, partnership, limited liability company or corporation with whom the commissioner may enter into an agreement providing for the leasing, construction, equipping, maintaining, staffing, management or operation of official emissions inspection stations pursuant to this chapter.

      (5) "Official emissions inspection station" means an emissions inspection facility approved by the commissioner, whether placed in a permanent structure or in a mobile unit for conveyance among various locations within this state, including any such facility located on the premises of a licensed dealer or repairer, for the purpose of conducting exhaust emissions inspections of all vehicles required to be inspected pursuant to this chapter.

      (P.A. 78-335, S. 1, 6; P.A. 79-238, S. 1, 4; P.A. 80-458, S. 1, 4; P.A. 95-79, S. 40, 189; P.A. 96-167, S. 34; P.A. 02-70, S. 80.)

      History: P.A. 79-238 made no change; P.A. 80-458 included leasing agreements in Subdiv. (4) defining "independent contractor" and deleted exception re vehicles inspected at fleet emissions inspections stations; P.A. 95-79 redefined "independent contractor" to include a limited liability company, effective May 31, 1995; P.A. 96-167 redefined "fleet" to delete minimum requirement of twenty-five vehicles; P.A. 02-70 redefined "official emissions inspection station" in Subdiv. (5) to provide that an emissions inspection facility be approved by the commissioner and to include any facility located on the premises of a licensed dealer or repairer, effective June 3, 2002.

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